5 to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.a

References for Galatians 4:5

    • s 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.
      6 Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba,b Father.”

      References for Galatians 4:6

        • t 4:6 - Aramaic for "Father"