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Galatians 4 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:1 - Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he is lord of all;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:2 - But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed by the father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:3 - Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world:
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:4 - But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:5 - To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:6 - And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:7 - Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:8 - However then, when ye knew not God, ye did service to them which by nature are no gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:9 - But now, after ye have known God, or rather are known by God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, to which ye desire again to be in bondage?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:10 - Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:11 - I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:12 - Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as ye are: ye have not injured me at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:13 - Ye know that in infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel to you at the first.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:14 - And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:15 - What then was the blessedness ye spoke of; for I bear you testimony, that, if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:16 - Am I therefore become your enemy because I tell you the truth?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:17 - They zealously affect you, but not well; for, they would exclude you, that ye may affect them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:18 - But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:19 - My little children, of whom I travail in birth again, until Christ be formed in you,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:20 - I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.

Bond and Free

(Gen 21:8–21; Isa 54:1 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:21 - Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:22 - For it is written, that Abraham had two sons; the one by a bond-maid, the other by a free-woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But he who was of the bond-woman, was born according to the flesh; but he of the free-woman was by promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:24 - Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:25 - For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:26 - But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:27 - For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she who hath a husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:28 - Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:29 - But as then he that was born according to the flesh persecuted him that was born according to the Spirit, even so it is now.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:30 - Nevertheless, what saith the scripture? Cast out the bond-woman and her son: for the son of the bond-woman shall not be heir with the son of the free-woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:31 - So then, brethren, we are not children of the bond-woman, but of the free.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version 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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