Galatians 3:17
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New International Version
What I mean is this: The law, introduced 430 years later, does not set aside the covenant previously established by God and thus do away with the promise.

New Living Translation
This is what I am trying to say: The agreement God made with Abraham could not be canceled 430 years later when God gave the law to Moses. God would be breaking his promise.

English Standard Version
This is what I mean: the law, which came 430 years afterward, does not annul a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to make the promise void.

Berean Study Bible
What I mean is this: The Law that came four hundred thirty years later does not revoke the covenant previously established by God, so as to cancel the promise.

Berean Literal Bible
Now I say this: The Law, having come four hundred and thirty years afterward, does not annul the covenant having been confirmed beforehand by God, so as to nullify the promise.

New American Standard Bible
What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

King James Bible
And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And I say this: The law, which came 430 years later, does not revoke a covenant that was previously ratified by God and cancel the promise.

International Standard Version
This is what I mean: The Law that came 430 years later did not cancel the covenant that God ratified previously. The promise was never nullified.

NET Bible
What I am saying is this: The law that came four hundred thirty years later does not cancel a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to invalidate the promise.

New Heart English Bible
Now I say this. A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But I say this: The Covenant which was confirmed from the first by God in The Messiah, The Written Law which was 430 years afterward, cannot cast off and cancel The Promise.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what I mean: The laws [given to Moses] 430 years after God had already put his promise [to Abraham] into effect didn't cancel the promise [to Abraham].

New American Standard 1977
What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And this I say that regarding the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot cancel it, that it should make the promise of no effect.

King James 2000 Bible
and this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before by God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of no effect.

American King James Version
And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot cancel, that it should make the promise of none effect.

American Standard Version
Now this I say: A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not disannul, so as to make the promise of none effect.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now this I say, that the testament which was confirmed by God, the law which was made after four hundred and thirty years, doth not disannul, to make the promise of no effect.

Darby Bible Translation
Now I say this, A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which took place four hundred and thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.

English Revised Version
Now this I say; A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not disannul, so as to make the promise of none effect.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this I say, that the covenant that was confirmed before by God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of no effect.

Weymouth New Testament
I mean that the Covenant which God had already formally made is not abrogated by the Law which was given four hundred and thirty years later--so as to annul the promise.

World English Bible
Now I say this. A covenant confirmed beforehand by God in Christ, the law, which came four hundred thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.

Young's Literal Translation
and this I say, A covenant confirmed before by God to Christ, the law, that came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not set aside, to make void the promise,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:15-18 The covenant God made with Abraham, was not done away by the giving the law to Moses. The covenant was made with Abraham and his Seed. It is still in force; Christ abideth for ever in his person, and his spiritual seed, who are his by faith. By this we learn the difference between the promises of the law and those of the gospel. The promises of the law are made to the person of every man; the promises of the gospel are first made to Christ, then by him to those who are by faith ingrafted into Christ. Rightly to divide the word of truth, a great difference must be put between the promise and the law, as to the inward affections, and the whole practice of life. When the promise is mingled with the law, it is made nothing but the law. Let Christ be always before our eyes, as a sure argument for the defence of faith, against dependence on human righteousness.
Study Bible
The Purpose of the Law
16The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. The scripture does not say, “and to seeds,” meaning many, but “and to your seed,” meaning One, who is Christ. 17What I mean is this: The Law that came four hundred thirty years later does not revoke the covenant previously established by God, so as to cancel the promise. 18For if the inheritance depends on the Law, then it no longer depends on a promise; but God freely granted it to Abraham through a promise.…
Cross References
Genesis 15:13
God said to Abram, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressed four hundred years.

Exodus 12:40
Now the time that the sons of Israel lived in Egypt was four hundred and thirty years.

Psalm 105:9
The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

Acts 7:6
God told him that his descendants would be foreigners in a strange land, and they would be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years.

Ephesians 2:12
remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world.
Treasury of Scripture

And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot cancel, that it should make the promise of none effect.

this.

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1 Corinthians 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you said, I am of Paul; and I of …

1 Corinthians 7:29 But this I say, brothers, the time is short: it remains, that both …

1 Corinthians 10:19 What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered …

2 Corinthians 9:6 But this I say, He which sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; …

Ephesians 4:17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you from now …

Colossians 2:4 And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.

the covenant.

Genesis 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your …

Genesis 17:7,8,19 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed …

Luke 1:68-79 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he has visited and redeemed his people…

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 8:56-58 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad…

Romans 3:25 Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood…

2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God in him are yes, and in him Amen, to the …

Hebrews 11:13,17-19,39,40 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having …

1 Peter 1:11,12,20 Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which …

which.

Genesis 15:13 And he said to Abram, Know of a surety that your seed shall be a …

Exodus 12:40,41 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelled in Egypt, …

Acts 7:6 And God spoke on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange …

cannot.

Galatians 3:15 Brothers, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's …

Job 40:8 Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may …

Isaiah 14:27 For the LORD of hosts has purposed, and who shall cancel it? and …

Isaiah 28:18 And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement …

Hebrews 7:18 For there is truly a cancellation of the commandment going before …

that it.

Galatians 3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there …

Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that …

Romans 4:13,14 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not …

Hebrews 6:13-18 For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no …

none.

Galatians 5:4 Christ is become of no effect to you, whoever of you are justified …

Numbers 30:8 But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then …

Psalm 33:10 The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the …

Romans 3:3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith …

1 Corinthians 1:17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not …

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