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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 . 2Pe 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.
God. App-98 .
sent forth . Greek. exapostello App-174 .
Son. Greek. huios App-108 .
made . See John 1:14
of. Greek. ek . App-104 .
the . Omit.
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 .
hath . Omit,
Spirit . App-101 .
into . Greek. eis . App-104 .
your. The texts read "our".
Abba . See App-94 .:1.
Father . App-98 .
no more = no longer. Greek. ouketi ,
if . App-118 .
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 .
gods . App-98 ,
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).
have . Omit.
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 ,
Christ . App-98 .
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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