...was entrusted to me, as the gospel of the circumcision was to Peter...
- as the preaching of the gospel to the Jews was committed to Peter, and not to him only, but to James and John.
- It must not be so understood, as if Paul might not preach to the Jews, or Peter might not preach to the Gentiles, for the contrary is evident from Acts 9:15, as to Paul, and from Peter’s preaching to Cornelius, Acts 10:1-48
- God designed the Gentiles to be more especially the province for Paul to exercise his ministry in, Acts 26:17, and accordingly he was specially sent out by the church, Acts 13:3
- Peter’s chief work was among the Jews. adapted from Matthew Poole's Commentary at www.biblehub.com