New Living Translation
So, dear brothers and sisters, we are not children of the slave woman; we are children of the free woman.
King James Bible
So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.
Darby Bible Translation
So then, brethren, we are not maid servant's children, but children of the free woman.
World English Bible
So then, brothers, we are not children of a handmaid, but of the free woman.
Young's Literal Translation
then, brethren, we are not a maid-servant's children, but the free-woman's.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:31 So then - To sum up all. We - Who believe. Are not children of the bondwoman - Have nothing to do with the servile Mosaic dispensation. But of the free - Being free from the curse and the bond of that law, and from the power of sin and Satan.
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 …
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The Scriptures say that Abraham had two sons, one from his slave wife and one from his freeborn wife.
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 Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don't get tied up again in slavery to the law.
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