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Galatians 3:21 CSB

21 Is the law therefore contrary to God's promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly be by the law.

Study tools for Galatians 3:21

  • a 3:1 - Other mss add not to obey the truth
  • b 3:1 - Other mss add among you
  • c 3:2 - Lit by law works or faith hearing or hearing the message
  • d 3:3 - By human effort
  • e 3:5 - Lit He
  • f 3:5 - Lit by law works or faith hearing or hearing the message
  • g 3:6 - Gn 15:6
  • h 3:8 - Gn 12:3; 18:18
  • i 3:9 - Or with believing Abraham
  • j 3:10 - Dt 27:26
  • k 3:11 - Hab 2:4
  • l 3:12 - Lv 18:5
  • m 3:13 - Dt 21:23
  • n 3:15 - Lit I speak according to man
  • o 3:16 - Gn 12:7; 13:15; 17:8; 24:7
  • p 3:17 - Other mss add in Christ
  • q 3:22 - Lit under sin
  • r 3:24 - The word translated guardian in vv. 24-25 is different from the word in Gl 4:2. In our culture, we do not have a slave who takes a child to and from school, protecting the child from harm or corruption. In Gk the word paidogogos
  • s 3:25 - The word translated guardian in vv. 24-25 is different from the word in Gl 4:2. In our culture, we do not have a slave who takes a child to and from school, protecting the child from harm or corruption. In Gk the word paidogogos