Galatians 4:2 NIV

2 The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.

Study tools for Galatians 4:2

  • a 4:3 - Or "under the basic principles"
  • b 4:5 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.
  • c 4:6 - Aramaic for "Father"
  • d 4:9 - Or "principles"
  • e 4:27 - Isaiah 54:1
  • f 4:30 - Gen. 21:10