Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and 1if a son, then an heir through God.
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However at that time, 2when you did not know God, you were 3slaves to 4those which by nature are no gods.
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But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be 5known by God, 6how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless 7elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?
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You 8observe days and months and seasons and years.
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I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.
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I beg of you, 9brethren, 10become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;
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but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;
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and that which was a trial to you in my bodily condition you did not despise or loathe, but 11you received me as an angel of God, as 12Christ Jesus Himself.
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Where then is that sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.
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So have I become your enemy 13by telling you the truth?
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They eagerly seek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.