Galatians 4:22
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English Standard Version
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman.

King James Bible
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.

American Standard Version
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, and the other by a free woman.

English Revised Version
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons; the one by a bond-maid, the other by a free-woman.

Weymouth New Testament
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave-girl and one by the free woman.

Galatians 4:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

For (γάρ)

Your determination to be under the law is opposed by Scripture, if you will understand it, for it is written, etc.

A bondmaid (τῆς παιδίσκης)

The bondmaid, indicating a well known character, Hagar, Genesis 16:3. The word in Class. means also a free maiden; but in N.T. always a slave. So almost always in lxx; but see Ruth 4:12; Judith 12:13.

Galatians 4:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that.

Genesis 16:2-4,15 And Sarai said to Abram, Behold now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing: I pray you, go in to my maid...

Genesis 21:1,2,10 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken...

Cross References
Genesis 16:15
And Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

Genesis 21:2
And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Galatians 4:23
But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free woman was born through promise.

Galatians 4:30
But what does the Scripture say? "Cast out the slave woman and her son, for the son of the slave woman shall not inherit with the son of the free woman."

Galatians 4:31
So, brothers, we are not children of the slave but of the free woman.

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