9 James,(A) Cephas[a](B) and John, those esteemed as pillars,(C) gave me and Barnabas(D) the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me.(E) They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles,(F) and they to the circumcised.10 All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor,(G) the very thing I had been eager to do all along.
Paul Opposes Cephas
11 When Cephas(H) came to Antioch,(I) I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.12 For before certain men came from James,(J) he used to eat with the Gentiles.(K) But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group.(L)