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Galatians 3:23 NIV

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23 Before the coming of this faith,a we were held in custody under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed.

References for Galatians 3:23

    • q 3:23 - Or "through the faithfulness of Jesus …. " 23"Before faith came"

      Study tools for Galatians 3:23

      • a 3:3 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.
      • b 3:4 - Or "suffered"
      • c 3:6 - Gen. 15:6
      • d 3:8 - Gen. 12:3; 18:18; 22:18
      • e 3:10 - Deut. 27:26
      • f 3:11 - Hab. 2:4
      • g 3:12 - Lev. 18:5
      • h 3:13 - Deut. 21:23
      • i 3:16 - Gen. 12:7; 13:15; 24:7
      • j 3:23 - Or "through the faithfulness of Jesus …. " 23"Before faith came"