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Galatians 3 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Faith Brings Righteousness

(cf. Rom 4:1–25 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:1 - O senseless Galatians, who has bewitched you; to whom, as before your very eyes, Jesus Christ has been portrayed, crucified among you?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:2 - This only I wish to learn of you, Have ye received the Spirit on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:3 - Are ye so senseless? having begun in Spirit, are ye going to be made perfect in flesh?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:4 - Have ye suffered so many things in vain, if indeed also in vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:5 - He therefore who ministers to you the Spirit, and works miracles among you, is it on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:6 - Even as Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:7 - Know then that they that are on the principle of faith, these are Abraham's sons;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:8 - and the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the nations on the principle of faith, announced beforehand the glad tidings to Abraham: In thee all the nations shall be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:9 - So that they who are on the principle of faith are blessed with believing Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:10 - For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:11 - but that by law no one is justified with God is evident, because The just shall live on the principle of faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:12 - but the law is not on the principle of faith; but, He that shall have done these things shall live by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:13 - Christ has redeemed us out of the curse of the law, having become a curse for us, (for it is written, Cursed is every one hanged upon a tree,)
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:14 - that the blessing of Abraham might come to the nations in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Intent of the Law

(cf. Gen 12:1–3 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:15 - Brethren, (I speak according to man,) even man's confirmed covenant no one sets aside, or adds other dispositions to.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:16 - But to Abraham were the promises addressed, and to his seed: he does not say, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed; which is Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:17 - Now I say this, A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which took place four hundred and thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:18 - For if the inheritance be on the principle of law, it is no longer on the principle of promise; but God gave it in grace to Abraham by promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:19 - Why then the law? It was added for the sake of transgressions, until the seed came to whom the promise was made, ordained through angels in the hand of a mediator.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:20 - But a mediator is not of one, but God is one.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:21 - Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:22 - but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:23 - But before faith came, we were guarded under law, shut up to faith which was about to be revealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:24 - So that the law has been our tutor up to Christ, that we might be justified on the principle of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:25 - But, faith having come, we are no longer under a tutor;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:26 - for ye are all God's sons by faith in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:27 - For ye, as many as have been baptised unto Christ, have put on Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:28 - There is no Jew nor Greek; there is no bondman nor freeman; there is no male and female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus:
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:29 - but if *ye* are of Christ, then ye are Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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