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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Galatians 6

Verse 1

fault

i.e. sin. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 6

communicate

Or, share with him. 1 Corinthians 9:7-15; 1 Timothy 5:18.

Verse 11

large

(Greek - αὑτου̑ ). . .mine own hand." The apostle was, it appears from many considerations, afflicted with ophthalmia, a common disease in the East, to the point almost of total blindness (e.g.) Galatians 4:13-15. Ordinarily, therefore, he dictated his letters. But now, having no amanuensis at hand, but urged by the spiritual danger of his dear Galatians, he writes, we cannot know with what pain and difficulty, with his own hand, in the "large letters" his darkened vision compelled him to use.

Verse 12

constrain you to be circumcised

"Circumcision" stands here for externality in religion -- form rather than spirit. Colossians 2:16-23.

Verse 14

world

kosmos = world-system. Ephesians 2:2; John 7:7. (See Scofield "John 7:7- :") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Galatians 6". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/galatians-6.html. 1917.