Galatians 4 KJV

1 Now I say , That the heir, as long as * he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all;
3 Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elementsa of the world:

References for Galatians 4:3

    • f 4:3 - elements: or, rudiments
      4 But when the fulness of the time was come , God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
      5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
      8 Howbeit then *, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods.
      9 But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye againb to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage ?

      References for Galatians 4:9

        • g 4:9 - turn ye again: or, turn ye back
          11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.
          12 Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as ye are: ye have not injured me at all.
          13 Ye know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
          15 Wherec is then the blessedness ye spake of? for I bear you record , that, if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them * to me.

          References for Galatians 4:15

            • h 4:15 - Where...: or, What was then
              16 Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth ?
              17 They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you,d that ye might affect them.

              References for Galatians 4:17

                • i 4:17 - exclude you: or, exclude us
                  18 But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.
                  19 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until * Christ be formed in you,
                  20 I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.
                  21 Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
                  23 But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.
                  24 Which things are an allegory : for these are the two covenants;e the one * from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.

                  References for Galatians 4:24

                    • j 4:24 - covenants: or, testaments
                      26 But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
                      27 For it is written , Rejoice , thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry , thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
                      29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
                      31 So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.