as long = for (Greek. epi. App-104.) such time. child. Greek. nepios. App-108.
nothing. Greek. oudeis.
servant. Greek. doulos. App-190.
lord = owner. Greek. kurios. App-98.
under. Greek. hupo. App-104.
tutors. Greek. epitropos. Elsewhere, Matthew 20:8. Luke 8:3 (steward).
governors. Greek. oikonomos. See Luke 16:1 (steward).
time appointed. Greek. prothesmios. Only here. An adjective in feminine agreeing with "day" (understood).
Even so we = So we also.
in bondage = enslaved. Greek. douloo App-190.
elements = elementary rules. Greek. stoicheion. Here, Galatians 4:9. Colossians 2:8, Colossians 2:20. Hebrews 5:12. 2 Peter 3:10, 2 Peter 3:12. Compare Romans 2:14, Romans 2:15.
world. Greek. kosmos. App-129.
fulness. Greek. pleroma. " First occurance: Matthew 9:16.
was come = came.
sent forth. Greek. exapostello App-174.
Son. Greek. huios App-108.
made. See John 1:14
of. Greek. ek. App-104.
To = In order that (Greek. hina) He might.
redeem. Greek. exagorazo See Galatians 3:13.
that. Greek. hina., as above.
receive = receive in full. Greek. apolambano. See Romans 1:27.
adoption of sons = sonship. Greek. huiothesia. See Romans 8:15.
sons. App-108. By begetting from above. Compare James 1:18.
into. Greek. eis. App-104.
your. The texts read "our".
Abba. See App-94.:1.
no more = no longer. Greek. ouketi,
then an heir = an heir also.
of God through Christ. The texts read "through God".
through. Greek. dia App-104. Galatians 4:1.
knew. Greek. oida, App-132.
not. Greek. ou. App-105.
did service. Greek. douleuo. App-190. Compare Galatians 4:3.
unto = to.
no = not. Greek. me. App-105.
after, &c. = having come to know.
known. Greek. ginosko App-132.
of. Greek. hupo. App-104.
to. Greek. epi. App-104.
beggarly, Greek. ptochoe. App-127.
whereunto = to which.
desire. Greek. thelo. App-102.
again. Greek. palin anothen. This is emph. For anothen see Luke 1:3. The Revised Version reads "over again".
be in bondage. Greek. donleuo, as Galatians 4:8.
observe. Greek. paratereo. See Acts 9:24. Compare Colossians 2:16.
lost = lest by any means. Greek. me pos.
bestowed, &c, Compare Romans 16:6.
upon. Greek. eis, App-104.
in vain. See Galatians 3:4,
beseech. Greek. deomai. App-134.
be = become.
for I, &c. Read, for I (was) as ye (are).
not . . . at all = (in) nothing Greek. oudeis
injured = wronged. Greek. adikeo. See Acts 7:24.
through = on account of. Greek. dia App-104. Galatians 4:2.
preached, &c. Greek. evangelizo. App-121.
at the first = before. Compare 2 Corinthians 12:7.
my. The texts read "your". The malady (2 Corinthians 12:7) which led to his presence among them was a teat to them, a temptation to reject him and his message.
in. Greek. en. App-104.
despised. Greek. exoutheneo. See Acts 4:11.
nor. Greek. oude.
rejected. Literally spat out. Greek. ekptuo. Only here
Christ Jesus. App-98.
the blessedness, &c. = your blessedness. Greek. makarismos. See Romans 4:6.
plucked out. Literally dug out. Greek. exorusso Here and Mark 2:4,
because, &c. = dealing truly with. Greek. aletheuv, Here and Ephesians 4:15. Compare App-175.
zealously affect. Greek. zelov, to be zealous, either for good or for bad.
would = wish to. App-102.,
exclude. Greek. ekkleiv, See Romans 3:27.
affect. Greek. zelov, as above.
not. Gr, me App-105.
when . . . present, Literally in (Gr, en) my being present.
with. Gr, pros. App-104.
little children. Greek. teknion. App-108. Only occurance: by Paul. Compare 1 John 2:1, &c.
travail, &c. Greek. Odino. Here, Galatians 4:27. Revelation 12:2,
formed. Greek. morphoomai. Only here.
change, Greek. allassv. See Acts 6:14.
voice = tone,
for = because.
stand in doubt. Greek. aporeomai. See Acts 25:20.
of. Greek. en. App-104.
by. Greek. ek. Same as "of", Galatians 4:4.
bondmaid. Greek. paidiske, as verses: Galatians 4:23, Galatians 4:30, Galatians 4:31, Elsewhere translated "maid "or damsel",
the other = and one.
born = begotten. Greek. gennao
after = according to. Greek. kata. App-104.
by. Greek. dia. App-104. Galatians 4:1.
promise. See Luke 24:49,
an allegory. Literally allegorized. Greek. allegereo. Only here. Compare: 1 Corinthians 10:11
these. Supply the Ellipsis by "two women are, i.e. represent. Figure of speech Metaphor, App-6. Compare John 6:35; John 10:9.
covenants. Greek. diatheke. Seo Matthew 26:28.
the one = one indeed.
from. Greek. apo. App-104.
Sinai. See Exodus 16:1.
gendereth = heareth children. Greek. gennao, as Galatians 4:23.
to. Greek. eis, as: Galatians 4:6, Galatians 4:11.
bondage. Greek. douleia, App-190.
Agar = Hagar. In Arabic, Hagar (a stone) is a name for Mt. Sinai.
is. i.e. represents.
answereth to = stands in same rank with. Greek. sustoicheo. Only here. Compare Galatians 5:25.
is in bondage = serves. Greek. douleuo. App-190.
with. Greek. meta. App-104,
children. Greek. teknon. App-108.
above. Greek. ano See John 8:23.
all. The texts omit.
the desolate, &c. = many are the children of the desolate rather than of her that hath the husband. Quoted from Isaiah 54:1.
husband. Greek. aner, App-123.
as Isaac was = according to (Greek. kata, as Galatians 4:23)
Isaac, i.e. after the type of Isaac. Compare Romans 4:19,
even so it is now = so it is now also.
Cast out. Greek. ekballo. App-174.
not = by no means. Greek. ou me. App-105.
be heir = inherit. Greek. kleronomeo. See 1 Corinthians 6:9, Quoted from Genesis 21:10.
So then. Tho texts read, "Wherefore. "
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