Galatians 3:6-12 NIV

6 Consider Abraham: "He believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."a1

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    • a 3:6 - Gen. 15:6
      7 Understand, then, that those who believe2 are children of Abraham.3

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          8 The Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: "All nations will be blessed through you."b4

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            • b 3:8 - Gen. 12:3; 18:18; 22:18
              9 So those who have faith5 are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.6

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              10 All who rely on observing the law7 are under a curse,8 for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who does not continue to do everything written in the Book of the Law."c9

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                • c 3:10 - Deut. 27:26
                  11 Clearly no one is justified before God by the law,10 because, "The righteous will live by faith."d11

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                  12 The law is not based on faith; on the contrary, "The man who does these things will live by them."e12

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