Galatians 3:4

4 Have you experienced[a] so much in vain—if it really was in vain?

Galatians 3:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.
ESV
4 Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?
NLT
4 Have you experienced so much for nothing? Surely it was not in vain, was it?
MSG
4 Did you go through this whole painful learning process for nothing? It is not yet a total loss, but it certainly will be if you keep this up!
CSB
4 Did you suffer so much for nothing-if in fact it was for nothing?

Galatians 3:4 In-Context

2 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?
3 Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?
4 Have you experienced so much in vain—if it really was in vain?
5 So again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you by the works of the law, or by your believing what you heard?
6 So also Abraham “believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”

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