New International Version
to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.
King James Bible
To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
Darby Bible Translation
that he might redeem those under law, that we might receive sonship.
World English Bible
that he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of children.
Young's Literal Translation
that those under law he may redeem, that the adoption of sons we may receive;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To redeem them - Εξαγορασῃ· To pay down a price for them, and thus buy them off from the necessity of observing circumcision, offering brute sacrifices, performing different ablutions, etc., etc.
That we might receive the adoption of sons - Which adoption we could not obtain by the law; for it is the Gospel only that puts us among the children, and gives us a place in the heavenly family. On the nature of adoption see the notes on Romans 8:15.
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LibraryMay 7. "I Travail in Birth Again Until Christ be Formed in You" (Gal. Iv. 19).
"I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you" (Gal. iv. 19). It is a blessed moment when we are born again and a new heart is created in us after the image of God. It is a more blessed moment when in this new heart Christ Himself is born and the Christmas time is reproduced in us as we, in some real sense, become incarnations of the living Christ. This is the deepest and holiest meaning of Christianity. It is expressed in Paul's prayer for the Galatians. "My little children, for whom I …
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How Can I Obtain Faith?
For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.
The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, "Abba, Father."
Christ is the culmination of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole."
So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,
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