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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Galatians 6

Introduction

1:4 world, (a-18) Aion . 'age,' 'course of this world.'

Verse 1

6:1 restore (a-15) As 'mending,' Matthew 4:21 . see Note g, 1 Corinthians 1:10 .

Verse 2

6:2 Bear (b-1) fulfil (b-7) 'Bear' is in the present tense, 'fulfil' in the aorist. 'thus have it fulfilled.' see Romans 6:13 . burdens, (c-4) The words for 'burden' in vers. 2 and 5 are different; ver. 2 is the same as Matthew 20:12 ; ver. 5 as Matthew 11:30 . the (d-11) Or 'Christ,' but the article is better here in English. The expression alludes to their fondness for law.

Verse 4

6:4 to (e-18) to (e-26) Or 'in respect to.'

Verse 5

6:5 burden. (c-7) The words for 'burden' in vers. 2 and 5 are different; ver. 2 is the same as Matthew 20:12 ; ver. 5 as Matthew 11:30 .

Verse 10

6:10 good (f-10) This supposes more positive activity of service than 'doing good,' in ver. 9, which is the character of conduct. 'Let us do good' here is the service and labour in which it is shown.

Verse 11

6:11 letter (g-5) Or perhaps 'in what large letters.' It was long for the apostle to write with his own hand, as he generally dictated to another.

Verse 12

6:12 of (h-27) Or 'through.'

Verse 14

6:14 whom (i-19) Or 'through which.'

Verse 16

6:16 walk (k-6) See Note, ch. 5.25.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Galatians 6". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/galatians-6.html. 1857-67.