1 Brethren, if a man be found out (or detected, surprised in ignorance) in some fault (see also Mark 14:8. 1 Cor. 11:21. Cp. 2 Cor. 2:6-8), you which are spiritual (see 1 Cor. 12:1), restore such an one in the spirit of meekness (your seed planting comes forth when you are delivered up. You will help them see the truth); considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
2 Bear you one another's burdens (Gr. baros. Baros is the burden we can bear by help and sympathy), and so fulfill the law of Christ. (Cp. John 13:34; 15:12)
3 For if a man think himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself. (Cp. Tit. 1:10. This is someone who messes up spiritually. Never get self-prideful.)
4 But let each one test his own work (see 1 Thess. 2:4. Work for heavenly rewards. See Rev. 14:13), and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in the other.
5 For every man shall bear his own burden. (This is the burden that cannot be shared.)
6 Let him that is taught (see Luke 1:4) the word (Gr. logos) share with him that teaches in all good things. (God/Jesus/Holy Spirit.)
7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked (Gr. mukterizomai. It means to turn up the nose at. Cp. Luke 16:14 and 23:35, were the intensive form ekmukterizo occ.): for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he reap also.
8 For he that sows to his own flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption (see Rom. 8:21); but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. (Do something good in the service of God and it goes in the book. Be patient.)
9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in proper season we shall reap, if we faint not.
10 So then in proportion as we have opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household (family) of the faith. (See Eph. 3)
11 You see with how large letters I write to you with my own hand. (This refers to his handwriting. His vision was not so good after he was struck down on the road to Damascus.)
12 As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they are compelling you to be circumcised; only in order might not suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire that you should be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
14 But for me God forbid that I should glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by Whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. (Cp. John 3:3,5,6. 2 Cor. 4:16; 5:17. Eph. 2:10; 4:24. Col. 3:10.)
16 And as many as shall walk by this rule (see 2 Cor. 10:13), peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God. (The antithesis of Israel after the flesh [1 Cor. 10:18]. Cp. Rom. 9:6. Phil. 3:3.)
17 From henceforth let no one trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus. (Gr. stigma. Slaves were branded. So Paul, as the slave of the Lord, bore His marks. The initials of Mirtha were branded, as Hindus mark themselves with the trident of Vishu today. Cp. 2 Chron. 36:8)
18 Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.