Galatians 3:17
Good News Translation
What I mean is that God made a covenant with Abraham and promised to keep it. The Law, which was given four hundred and thirty years later, cannot break that covenant and cancel God's promise.

Contemporary English Version
What I am saying is that the Law cannot change or cancel God's promise made 430 years before the Law was given.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now this I say: that the testament which was confirmed by God, the law which was made after four hundred and thirty years doth not disannul, to make the promise of no effect.

New American Bible
This is what I mean: the law, which came four hundred and thirty years afterward, does not annul a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to cancel the promise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now this I say: that the testament which was confirmed by God, the law which was made after four hundred and thirty years doth not disannul, to make the promise of no effect.

this.

Galatians 5:16 I say then: Walk in the spirit: and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh.

1 Corinthians 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you saith: I indeed am of Paul; and I am of Apollo; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 7:29 This therefore I say, brethren: The time is short. It remaineth, that they also who have wives be as if they had none:

1 Corinthians 10:19 What then? Do I say that what is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing? Or that the idol is any thing?

2 Corinthians 9:6 Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings shall also reap blessings.

Ephesians 4:17 This then I say and testify in the Lord: That henceforward you walk not as also the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind:

Colossians 2:4 Now this I say, that no man may deceive you by loftiness of words.

the covenant.

Genesis 15:18 That day God made a covenant with Abram, saying: To thy seed will I give this land, from the river to Egypt even to the great river Euphrates.

Genesis 17:7,8,19 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and between thy seed after thee in their generations, by a perpetual covenant: to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee. . . .

Luke 1:68-79 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel: because he hath visited and wrought the redemption of his people. . . .

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 8:56-58 Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day: he saw it and was glad. . . .

Romans 3:25 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins,

2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God are in him, It is. Therefore also by him, amen to God, unto our glory.

Hebrews 11:13,17-19,39,40 All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth. . . .

1 Peter 1:11,12,20 Searching what or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ in them did signify, when it foretold those sufferings that are in Christ and the glories that should follow. . . .

which.

Genesis 15:13 And it was said unto him: Know thou beforehand that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land not their own, and they shall bring them under bondage, and afflict them four hundred years.

Exodus 12:40,41 And the abode of the children of Israel that they made in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. . . .

Acts 7:6 And God said to him: That his seed should sojourn in a strange country, and that they should bring them under bondage and treat them evil four hundred years.

cannot.

Galatians 3:15 Brethren (I speak after the manner of man), yet a man's testament, if it be confirmed, no man despiseth nor addeth to it.

Job 40:8 Wilt thou make void my judgment: and condemn me, that thou mayst be justified?

Isaiah 14:27 For the Lord of hosts hath decreed, and who can disannul it? and his hand is stretched out: and who shall turn it away?

Isaiah 28:18 And your league with death shall be abolished, and your covenant with hell shall not stand: when the overflowing scourge shall pass, you shall be trodden down by it.

Hebrews 7:18 There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof:

that it.

Galatians 3:21 Was the law then against the promises of God: God forbid! For if there had been a law given which could give life, verily justice should have been by the law.

Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie, nor is the son of man, that he should be changed. Hath he said then, and will he not do? hath he spoken, and will he not fulfil?

Romans 4:13,14 For not through the law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world: but through the justice of faith. . . .

Hebrews 6:13-18 For God making promises to Abraham, because he had no one greater by whom he might swear, swore by himself, . . .

none.

Galatians 5:4 You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace.

Numbers 30:8 But if as soon as he heareth he gainsay it, and make her promises and the words wherewith she had bound her soul of no effect: the Lord will forgive her.

Psalm 33:10 The Lord bringeth to nought the counsels of nations; and he rejecteth the devices of people, and casteth away the counsels of princes.

Romans 3:3 For what if some of them have not believed? Shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect? God forbid!

1 Corinthians 1:17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of speech, lest the cross of Christ should be made void.

Context
The Purpose of the Law
16To Abraham were the promises made and to his seed. He saith not: And to his seeds as of many. But as of one: And to thy seed, which is Christ. 17Now this I say: that the testament which was confirmed by God, the law which was made after four hundred and thirty years doth not disannul, to make the promise of no effect. 18For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise. But God gave it to Abraham by promise.…
Cross References
Genesis 15:13
And it was said unto him: Know thou beforehand that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land not their own, and they shall bring them under bondage, and afflict them four hundred years.

Exodus 12:40
And the abode of the children of Israel that they made in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.

Psalm 105:9
Which he made to Abraham; and his oath to Isaac:

Acts 7:6
And God said to him: That his seed should sojourn in a strange country, and that they should bring them under bondage and treat them evil four hundred years.

Ephesians 2:12
That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

Additional Translations
What I mean is this: The law that came 430 years later does not revoke the covenant previously established by God, so as to cancel the promise.

Now I say this: The Law, having come four hundred and thirty years afterward, does not annul the covenant having been confirmed beforehand by God, so as to nullify the promise.

And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot cancel, that it should make the promise of none effect.

Now this I say: A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not disannul, so as to make the promise of none effect.

Now I say this, A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which took place four hundred and thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.

Now this I say; A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not disannul, so as to make the promise of none effect.

And this I say, that the covenant that was confirmed before by God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of no effect.

I mean that the Covenant which God had already formally made is not abrogated by the Law which was given four hundred and thirty years later--so as to annul the promise.

Now I say this. A covenant confirmed beforehand by God in Christ, the law, which came four hundred thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.

and this I say, A covenant confirmed before by God to Christ, the law, that came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not set aside, to make void the promise,
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