Galatians 4:1-7 LEB

No Longer Slaves But Sons and Heirs

1 Now I say, for as long a time [as] the heir is a child, [he is] no different from a slave, [although he]a is master of everything,

References for Galatians 4:1

    • | 4:1 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("is") which is understood as concessive
      2 but he is under guardians and managers until the time set by [his] father.
      3 So also we, when we were children, we were enslaved under the elemental spirits of the world.
      4 But when the fullness of time came, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
      5 in order that he might redeem those under the law, in order that we might receive the adoption.
      6 And because you are sons, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying out, "Abba!b (Father!),"

      References for Galatians 4:6

        • } 4:6 - "Abba" is Aramaic for "father"
          7 so that you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, also an heir through God.