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Galatians

3:1 You senseless Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you with the “evil eye”? Right before your eyes Jesus the Anointed was openly presented as crucified,

ω.
G5599
oh
ανοητοι
G453
unwise
γαλαται
G1052
(oh)-Galatians
τις
G5101
who
ὑμας
G5209
yous
εβασκανεν
G940
evil-eyed
οἱς
G3739
[to]-whom
κατ᾽
G2596
down
οφθαλμους
G3788
eyes
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
χριστος
G5547
anointed
προεγραφη
G4270
was-written-before
εσταυρωμενος
G4717
having-been-impaled

3:2 so I’d like to learn just one thing from you: Was it by your legal performance that you received the Spirit, or by believing what you heard?

τουτο
G5124
this
μονον
G3440
only
θελω
G2309
I-am-choosing
μαθειν
G3129
to-learn
αφ᾽
G575
from
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
εξ
G1537
out
εργων
G2041
[of]-actions
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
το
G3588
the
πνευμα
G4151
breath
ελαβετε
G2983
yous-acquired
η
G2228
or-else
εξ
G1537
out
ακοης
G189
[of]-heard-thing
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust

3:3 Are you really so senseless as to think you would start with the Spirit and finish with the flesh?

οὑτως
G3779
likewise
ανοητοι
G453
unwise
εστε
G2075
yous-are
εναρξαμενοι
G1728
set-out
πνευματι
G4151
[to]-breath
νυν
G3568
now
σαρκι
G4561
[to]-flesh
επιτελεισθε
G2005
yous-finish

3:4 Was all your suffering really for nothing?

τοσαυτα
G5118
so-much
επαθετε
G3958
yous-experienced
εικη
G1500
for-nothing
ει.
G1487
if
γε
G1065
surely
και
G2532
and
εικη
G1500
for-nothing

3:5 Did the One who supplied you with the Spirit do powerful works among you because you followed the Law, or because you believed what you heard?


G3588
the
ουν
G3767
then
επιχορηγων
G2023
super-supplying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
το
G3588
the
πνευμα
G4151
breath
και
G2532
and
ενεργων
G1754
operating
δυναμεις
G1411
powers
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
εξ
G1537
out
εργων
G2041
[of]-actions
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
η
G2228
or-else
εξ
G1537
out
ακοης
G189
[of]-heard-thing
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust

3:6 Just as Abraham believed God and was thereby declared righteous,

καθως
G2531
according-to
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
επιστευσεν
G4100
trusted
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
και
G2532
and
ελογισθη
G3049
was-calculated
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
εις
G1519
into
δικαιοσυνην
G1343
justice

3:7 it follows that those with faith are of Abraham.

γινωσκετε
G1097
yous-are-knowing
αρα
G686
consequently
ὁτι
G3754
since
οἱ
G3588
the
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
οὑτοι
G3778
these
υἱοι
G5207
sons
εισιν
G1526
they-are
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham

3:8 So the scripture, looking ahead to the time when God would justify the nations by means of faith, brought Abraham the good news: “All the nations will be blessed because of you.”

δε
G1161
yet
η
G2228
or-else
γραφη
G1124
[to]-writing
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
δικαιοι
G1344
is-justifying
τα
G3588
the
εθνη
G1484
nations
θεος
G2316
God
προευηγγελισατο
G4283
announced-good-news-beforehand
τω
G3588
[to]-the
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
ενευλογηθησονται
G2127
they-shall-be-blessed
εν
G1722
in
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
παντα
G3956
all
τα
G3588
the
εθνη
G1484
nations

3:9 So then, those with faith are blessed together with faithful Abraham.

ὡστε
G5620
so-too
οἱ
G3588
the
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
ευλογουνται
G2127
they-are-blessed
συν
G4862
together-with
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πιστω
G4103
[to]-trustworthy
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham

3:10 Those who rely on their legalistic performance are cursed, for it is written: “Cursed is anyone who does not perfectly observe everything written in the scroll of the Law.”

ὁσοι
G3745
whoever
γαρ
G1063
because
εξ
G1537
out
εργων
G2041
[of]-actions
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
εισιν
G1526
they-are
ὑπο
G5259
under
καταραν
G2671
curse
εισιν
G1526
they-are
γεγραπται
G1125
it-has-been-written
γαρ
G1063
because
ὁτι
G3754
since
επικαταρατος
G1944
accursed
πας
G3956
all
ὁς
G3739
who
ουκ
G3756
not
εμμενει
G1696
is-staying
πασιν
G3956
[to]-all
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
γεγραμμενοις
G1125
[to]-having-been-written
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
βιβλιω
G975
[to]-scroll
του
G3588
[of]-the
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
του
G3588
[of]-the
ποιησαι
G4160
to-do
αυτα
G846
themselves

3:11 Now it is obvious that no one is justified before God solely on the basis of the Law, because “the just will live by faith.”

ὁτι
G3754
since
δε
G1161
yet
εν
G1722
in
νομω
G3551
[to]-law
ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
δικαιουται
G1344
is-justified
παρα
G3844
beside
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
δηλον
G1212
obvious
ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
δικαιος
G1342
just
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
ζησεται
G2198
shall-live

3:12 The Law is not about faith but instead, “the one who does them will live in them.”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
νομος
G3551
law
ουκ
G3756
not
εστιν
G2076
is
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
αλλ᾽
G235
but

G3588
the
ποιησας
G4160
one-making
αυτα
G846
themselves
ζησεται
G2198
shall-live
εν
G1722
in
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them

3:13 So the Anointed ransomed us from the curse of the Law by becoming that curse for our sakes, because it has been written, “Cursed is anyone who is hung on wood.”

χριστος
G5547
anointed
ἡμας
G2248
us
εξηγορασεν
G1805
ransomed
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
καταρας
G2671
[of]-curse
του
G3588
[of]-the
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
γενομενος
G1096
becoming
ὑπερ
G5228
over
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
καταρα
G2671
curse
ὁτι
G3754
since
γεγραπται
G1125
it-has-been-written
επικαταρατος
G1944
accursed
πας
G3956
all

G3588
the
κρεμαμενος
G2910
being-hanged
επι
G1909
on
ξυλου
G3586
[of]-wood

3:14 That is how the blessing of Abraham could come to the nations in Anointed Jesus, so that we may obtain the promise of the Spirit by means of faith.

ἱνα
G2443
that
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
εθνη
G1484
nations

G3588
the
ευλογια
G2129
blessing
του
G3588
[of]-the
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
γενηται
G1096
may-come-to-be
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
ἱνα
G2443
that
την
G3588
the
επαγγελιαν
G1860
promise
του
G3588
[of]-the
πνευματος
G4151
[of]-breath
λαβωμεν
G2983
we-may-take
δια
G1223
through
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust

3:15 Now let me put this in down-to-earth terms, brothers and sisters. Once a person’s Last Will and Testament has been properly signed and notarized, no one can modify it or declare it annulled.

αδελφοι
G80
siblings
κατα
G2596
down
ανθρωπον
G444
person
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὁμως
G3676
likewise
ανθρωπου
G444
[of]-person
κεκυρωμενην
G2964
having-been-validated
διαθηκην
G1242
unilateral-contract
ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
αθετει
G114
is-set-aside
η
G2228
or-else
επιδιατασσεται
G1928
is-modified

3:16 Now the promises were declared to Abraham and his Descendant (note that it is singular— Descendant— and not “to your descendants”), who is the Anointed.

τω
G3588
[to]-the
δε
G1161
yet
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
ερρεθησαν
G4483
they-were-uttered
αἱ
G3588
the
επαγγελιαι
G1860
promises
και
G2532
and
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σπερματι
G4690
[to]-seed
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ου
G3756
not
λεγειν
G3004
to-say
και
G2532
and
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
σπερμασιν
G4690
[to]-seeds
ὡς
G5613
as
επι
G1909
on
πολλων
G4183
[of]-many
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ὡς
G5613
as
εφ᾽
G1909
upon
ἑνος
G1520
[of]-one
και
G2532
and
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σπερματι
G4690
[to]-seed
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is
χριστος
G5547
anointed

3:17 What I’m saying is that this legal will, ratified by God, was not invalidated by the Law that came four hundred and thirty years later.

τουτο
G5124
this
δε
G1161
yet
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
διαθηκην
G1242
unilateral-contract
προκεκυρωμενην
G4300
having-been-previously-confirmed
ὑπο
G5259
under
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

G3588
the
μετα
G3326
with
τετρακοσια
G5071
four-hundred
και
G2532
and
τριακοντα
G5144
thirty
ετη
G2094
years
γεγονως
G1096
having-come-to-be
νομος
G3551
law
ουκ
G3756
not
ακυροι
G208
is-invalidating
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
καταργησαι
G2673
to-neutralize
την
G3588
the
επαγγελιαν
G1860
promise

3:18 For if the inheritance could come by a law then it would no longer come by a promise. Yet God graciously granted it to Abraham through promise.

ει.
G1487
if
γαρ
G1063
because
εκ
G1537
out
νομου
G3551
[of]-law

G3588
the
κληρονομια
G2817
inheritance
ουκετι
G3765
no-longer
εξ
G1537
out
επαγγελιαν
G1860
promise
τω
G3588
[to]-the
δε
G1161
yet
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
δι᾽
G1223
through
επαγγελιαν
G1860
promise
κεχαρισται
G5483
has-favored

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God

3:19 So then, what purpose did the Law serve? It was added to deal with our having crossed the line until the promised Descendant could come. And it was established in the presence of Messengers through the agency of a mediator.

τι
G5101
what
ουν
G3767
then

G3588
the
νομος
G3551
law
των
G3588
[of]-the
παραβασεων
G3847
[of]-transgressions
χαριν
G5485
favor
προσετεθη
G4369
was-added
αχρις
G891
until
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
ελθη
G2064
may-come
το
G3588
the
σπερμα
G4690
seed

G3739
[to]-whom
επηγγελται
G1861
has-authoritatively-professed
διαταγεις
G1299
setting-in-order
δι᾽
G1223
through
αγγελων
G32
[of]-messengers
εν
G1722
in
χειρι
G5495
[to]-hand
μεσιτου
G3316
[of]-mediator

3:20 In contrast, you can’t mediate between one— and God is One.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
μεσιτης
G3316
mediator
ἑνος
G1520
[of]-one
ουκ
G3756
not
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
θεος
G2316
God
εἱς
G1520
one
εστιν
G2076
is

3:21 So then, does the Law conflict with the promises of God? Absolutely not! If the Law could bring life, then righteousness could actually come from the Law.


G3588
the
ουν
G3767
then
νομος
G3551
law
κατα
G2596
down
των
G3588
[of]-the
επαγγελιων
G1860
[of]-promises
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
μη
G3361
not
γενοιτο
G1096
may-come-to-be
ει.
G1487
if
γαρ
G1063
because
εδοθη
G1325
was-given
νομος
G3551
law

G3588
the
δυναμενος
G1410
being-able
ζωοποιησαι
G2227
to-enliven
οντως
G3689
really
εκ
G1537
out
νομου
G3551
[of]-law
αν
G302
ever
ην
G2258
was

G3588
the
δικαιοσυνη
G1343
justice

3:22 But the scripture used Failure to contain everything, so that the promise may be given from the faith of Jesus the Anointed to those who believe.

αλλα
G235
but
συνεκλεισεν
G4788
locked-up-together

G3588
the
γραφη
G1124
[to]-writing
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
ὑπο
G5259
under
ἁμαρτιαν
G266
failure
ἱνα
G2443
that

G3588
the
επαγγελια
G1860
promise
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
δοθη
G1325
may-be-given
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
πιστευουσιν
G4100
they-are-trusting

3:23 Now before the arrival of faith we were bound under the Law until the faith was revealed.

προ
G4253
before
του
G3588
[of]-the
δε
G1161
yet
ελθειν
G2064
to-come
την
G3588
the
πιστιν
G4102
trust
ὑπο
G5259
under
νομον
G3551
law
εφρουρουμεθα
G5432
we-were-put-under-guard
συγκλειομενοι
G4788
having-been-locked-up-together
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
μελλουσαν
G3195
intending
πιστιν
G4102
trust
αποκαλυφθηναι
G601
to-be-revealed

3:24 So you could say that the Law served as our guide, to lead us to the Anointed so we could be justified by faith.

ὡστε
G5620
so-too

G3588
the
νομος
G3551
law
παιδαγωγος
G3807
educator
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
γεγονεν
G1096
has-come-to-be
εις
G1519
into
χριστον
G5547
anointed
ἱνα
G2443
that
εκ
G1537
out
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
δικαιωθωμεν
G1344
we-may-be-justified

3:25 And when we arrived at faith, we had no further need of a guide.

ελθουσης
G2064
[of]-coming
δε
G1161
yet
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
ουκετι
G3765
no-longer
ὑπο
G5259
under
παιδαγωγον
G3807
educator
εσμεν
G2070
we-are

3:26 Now you are all children of God through faith in Anointed Jesus,

παντες
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
υἱοι
G5207
sons
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εστε
G2075
yous-are
δια
G1223
through
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus

3:27 because whoever is immersed into union with the Anointed has clothed themselves with him.

ὁσοι
G3745
whoever
γαρ
G1063
because
εις
G1519
into
χριστον
G5547
anointed
εβαπτισθητε
G5681
yous-were-immersed
χριστον
G5547
anointed
ενεδυσασθε
G1746
yous-clothed

3:28 And since you are all united as one with Anointed Jesus, there is no more division between Judean and Greek, slave and free, or even male and female.

ουκ
G3756
not
ενι
G1520
there-is
ιουδαιος
G2453
Judean
ουδε
G3761
not-even
ἑλλην
G1672
Greek
ουκ
G3756
not
ενι
G1520
there-is
δουλος
G1401
slave
ουδε
G3761
not-even
ελευθερος
G1658
free
ουκ
G3756
not
ενι
G1520
there-is
αρσεν
G730
male
και
G2532
and
θηλυ
G2338
female
παντες
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
εἱς
G1520
one
εστε
G2075
yous-are
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus

3:29 And if you are his, then it follows that you are descendants of Abraham and thus heirs of the promise.

ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
αρα
G686
consequently
του
G3588
[of]-the
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
σπερμα
G4690
seed
εστε
G2075
yous-are
και
G2532
and
κατ᾽
G2596
down
επαγγελιαν
G1860
promise
κληρονομοι
G2818
heirs