Galatians 3:10-20 LEB

10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed [is] everyone who does not abide by all [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."a

References for Galatians 3:10

    • r 3:10 - A quotation from Deut 27:26
      11 Now [it is] clear that no one is justified in the sight of God by the law, because "the one who is righteous will live by faith."b

      References for Galatians 3:11

        • s 3:11 - Or "the one who is righteous by faith will live," a quotation from Hab 2:4
          12 But the law is not from faith, but "the one who does these [things] will live by them."c

          References for Galatians 3:12

            • t 3:12 - A quotation from Lev 18:5
              13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law [by]d becoming a curse for us, because it is written, "Cursed [is] everyone who hangs on a tree,"e

              References for Galatians 3:13

                • u 3:13 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("becoming") which is understood as means
                • v 3:13 - A quotation from Deut 21:23
                  14 in order that the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, so that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

                  The Promise to Abraham and His Descendant

                  15 Brothers, I am speaking according to a human perspective. Nevertheless, [when]f the covenant of a man has been ratified, no one declares [it] invalid or adds additional provisions [to it].

                  References for Galatians 3:15

                    • w 3:15 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("has been ratified") which is understood as temporal
                      16 Now to Abraham and to his descendant the promises were spoken. It does not say, "and to descendants," as concerning many, but as concerning one, "and to your descendant,"g who is Christ.

                      References for Galatians 3:16

                        • x 3:16 - A quotation from Gen 12:7; 13:15; 17:7; 24:7
                          17 Now I am saying this: the law, that came after four hundred and thirty years, does not revoke a covenant previously ratified by God, in order to nullify the promise.
                          18 For if the inheritance [is] from the law, [it is] no longer from the promise, but God graciously gave [it] to Abraham through the promise.

                          The Addition of the Law

                          19 Why then the law? It was added on account of transgressions, until the descendant should come to whom it had been promised, having been ordered through angels by the hand of a mediator.

                          References for Galatians 3:19

                              20 Now the mediator is not for one, but God is one.