Galatians 4:1-6 NIV

1 What I am saying is that as long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate.
2 He is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.
3 So also, when we were children, we were in slavery1 under the basic principles of the world.2

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      4 But when the time had fully come,3 God sent his Son,4 born of a woman,5 born under law,6

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      5 to redeem7 those under law, that we might receive the full rights8 of sons.9

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      6 Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son10 into our hearts,11 the Spirit who calls out, ""Abba",a Father."12

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        • a 4:6 - Aramaic for "Father"