Galatians 4:8-11 NIV

Paul's Concern for the Galatians

8 Formerly, when you did not know God,1 you were slaves2 to those who by nature are not gods.3

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9 But now that you know God--or rather are known by God4--how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable principles? Do you wish to be enslaved5 by them all over again?6

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      10 You are observing special days and months and seasons and years!7

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      11 I fear for you, that somehow I have wasted my efforts on you.8

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