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Galatians 4:21-31

NIV 21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? NIV 21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? NIV 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. NIV 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. NIV 23 His son by the slave woman was born in the ordinary way; but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a promise. NIV 23 His son by the slave woman was born in the ordinary way; but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a promise. NIV 24 These things may be taken figuratively, for the women represent two covenants. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar. NIV 24 These things may be taken figuratively, for the women represent two covenants. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar. NIV 25 Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. NIV 25 Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. NIV 26 But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother. NIV 26 But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother. NIV 27 For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, who bears no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who have no labor pains; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband." NIV 27 For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, who bears no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who have no labor pains; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband." NIV 28 Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. NIV 28 Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. NIV 29 At that time the son born in the ordinary way persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. NIV 29 At that time the son born in the ordinary way persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. NIV 30 But what does the Scripture say? "Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman's son." NIV 30 But what does the Scripture say? "Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman's son." NIV 31 Therefore, brothers, we are not children of the slave woman, but of the free woman. NIV 31 Therefore, brothers, we are not children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.