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Bible Commentaries

Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

Galatians 6

Verse 4

Verse 4

In himself alone, and not in another; that is, his sources of joy shall be within himself.

Verse 5

Verse 5

For every man, &c.; that is, his happiness must depend upon his own inward character.

Verse 6

Verse 6

Communicate; share with; that is, let the taught provide for the comfortable subsistence of their teachers.

Verse 7

Verse 7

Is not mocked; cannot be deceived.

Verse 12

Verse 12

To make a fair show in the flesh; to make an outward display of sanctity.

Verse 13

Verse 13

In your flesh; in your ceremonial observances.

Verse 17

Verse 17

The marks; the proofs that I am his. He refers, doubtless, to the marks of bodily injury which he had sustained in the service of Christ.

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Abbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. "Commentary on Galatians 6". "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ain/galatians-6.html. 1878.