1 What I am saying is that as long as an heir is underage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate.
2 The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.
3 So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forcesa of the world.
4 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,