New Living Translation
But you are now being persecuted by those who want you to keep the law, just as Ishmael, the child born by human effort, persecuted Isaac, the child born by the power of the Spirit.
King James Bible
But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Darby Bible Translation
But as then he that was born according to flesh persecuted him that was born according to Spirit, so also it is now.
World English Bible
But as then, he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now.
Young's Literal Translation
but as then he who was born according to the flesh did persecute him according to the spirit, so also now;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:29 But as then, he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, so it is now also - And so it will be in all ages and nations to the end of the world.
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
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But Sarah saw Ishmael--the son of Abraham and her Egyptian servant Hagar--making fun of her son, Isaac.
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.
Dear brothers and sisters, if I were still preaching that you must be circumcised--as some say I do--why am I still being persecuted? If I were no longer preaching salvation through the cross of Christ, no one would be offended.
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