Read verse in New International Version 25 Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. 27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband. His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a divine promise. “Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman’s son.”. (T) 11 I fear for you, that somehow I have wasted my efforts on you. 2 The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. You did me no wrong. For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman. 5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. 24 These things are being taken figuratively: The women represent two covenants. (AK) 29 At that time the son born according to the flesh(AL) persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. Galatians 4. But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces. Galatians 4 What I am saying is that as long as an heir is underage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate. 19 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 3 So also, when we were children, we were in slavery under the basic principles of the world. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. how I wish I could be with you now and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you! Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again? 26 But the Jerusalem that is above(AI) is free, and she is our mother. (P) 9 But now that you know God—or rather are known by God(Q)—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces[d]? The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. 7 Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. What they want is to alienate you from us, so that you may have zeal for them. 4 What I am saying is that as long as an heir is underage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate. 3 So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery(A) under the elemental spiritual forces[a] of the world. Galatians 4 :: New International Version (NIV) Strong's. Verse. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar. 2 The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. 29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now. is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture. (U), 12 I plead with you, brothers and sisters,(V) become like me, for I became like you. (AM) It is the same now. New International Version Update. So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir. Red Letter. Do you wish to be enslaved(R) by them all over again? 27 For it is written: “Be glad, barren woman,    you who never bore a child;shout for joy and cry aloud,    you who were never in labor;because more are the children of the desolate woman    than of her who has a husband.”[e](AJ), 28 Now you, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise. Where, then, is your blessing of me now? 3 So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world. Listen to the Bible. It is fine to be zealous, provided the purpose is good, and to be so always, not just when I am with you. (AF) 23 His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh,(AG) but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a divine promise.(AH). Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “. 31 So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free. 24 Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? 8 Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods. What they want is to alienate you from us, so that you may have zeal for them. 3 So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces [] of the world. As you know, it was because of an illness that I first preached the gospel to you. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman(AE) and the other by the free woman. (P) 9 But now that you know God—or rather are known by God(Q)—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces[d]? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.