Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
This persuasion—Greek, "The persuasion," namely, to which you are yielding. There is a play on words in the original, the Greek for persuasion being akin to "obey" (Galatians 5:7). This persuasion which ye have obeyed.
cometh not of—that is "from." Does not emanate from Him, but from an enemy.
that calleth you— (Galatians 5:13; Galatians 1:6; Philippians 3:14; I Thessalonians 5:24). The calling is the rule of the whole race [BENGEL].
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