New Living Translation
The Scriptures say that Abraham had two sons, one from his slave wife and one from his freeborn wife.
King James Bible
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
Darby Bible Translation
For it is written that Abraham had two sons; one of the maid servant, and one of the free woman.
World English Bible
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.
Young's Literal Translation
for it hath been written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the maid-servant, and one by the free-woman,
Galatians 4:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:22 Gen 21:2,9.
LibraryThe Faithful Steward
We are now prepared to present in detail that general system of beneficence, demanded alike by Scripture and reason, and best fitted to secure permanent and ever-growing results. While universal, it must be a system in its nature adapted to each individual, and binding on the individual conscience; one founded on, and embracing, the entire man,--his reason, his heart and will, including views and principles, feelings and affections, with their inculcation, general purposes and resolutions, with corresponding …
Sereno D. Clark—The Faithful Steward
"Ye are not in the Flesh," Says the Apostle...
Here are Two Most Important and Fundamental Truths Fully Demonstrated...
But one Sometimes Comes to a Case of this Kind...
So Hagar gave Abram a son, and Abram named him Ishmael.
She became pregnant, and she gave birth to a son for Abraham in his old age. This happened at just the time God had said it would.
The son of the slave wife was born in a human attempt to bring about the fulfillment of God's promise. But the son of the freeborn wife was born as God's own fulfillment of his promise.
But what do the Scriptures say about that? "Get rid of the slave and her son, for the son of the slave woman will not share the inheritance with the free woman's son."
So, dear brothers and sisters, we are not children of the slave woman; we are children of the free woman.
Jump to PreviousAbraham Bondmaid Bond-Maid Bondwoman Free Freewoman Free-Woman Handmaid Maid Maid-Servant Servant Servant-Woman Slave Slave-Girl Writings Written
Jump to NextAbraham Bondmaid Bond-Maid Bondwoman Free Freewoman Free-Woman Handmaid Maid Maid-Servant Servant Servant-Woman Slave Slave-Girl Writings Written
LinksGalatians 4:22 NIV
Galatians 4:22 NLT
Galatians 4:22 ESV
Galatians 4:22 NASB
Galatians 4:22 KJV
Galatians 4:22 Bible Apps
Galatians 4:22 Biblia Paralela
Galatians 4:22 Chinese Bible
Galatians 4:22 French Bible
Galatians 4:22 German Bible
Galatians 4:22 Commentaries