Galatians 3:26
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English Standard Version
for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

King James Bible
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version
For ye are all sons of God, through faith, in Christ Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For you are all the children of God by faith, in Christ Jesus.

English Revised Version
For ye are all sons of God, through faith, in Christ Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
For ye are all children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus;

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Vincent's Word Studies

For ye are all the children of God (πάντες γὰρ υἱοὶ θεοῦ ἐστὲ)

Better, ye are all sons of God. Note 1. The change of person, ye are. Comp. we, our, us, Galatians 3:23, Galatians 3:24, Galatians 3:25. He now addresses the Galatians, who were mostly Gentiles, and includes all Christians, Jewish and Gentile. 2. The emphasis is on sons of God rather than on all; for his object is to show that, after the coming of faith, they are no more under the care of a guardian. Ὑιοὶ signifies sons of full age (comp. Galatians 4:1) who have outgrown the surveillance of the guardian; so that sons is emphasized as against children. Paul describes Christians both as τέκνα θεοῦ children of God (Romans 8:16, Romans 8:21; Romans 9:8; Philippians 2:15), and υἱοὶ θεοῦ sons of God (Romans 8:14, Romans 8:19; Romans 9:26). Both τέκνον and υἱός signify a relation based on parentage. The common distinction between τέκνον as emphasizing natural relationship, and υἱός as marking legal or ethical status, should not be pressed. In lxx both words are applied ethically to Israel as God's beloved people. See Isaiah 30:1; Wisd. 16:21; Joel 2:23; Zechariah 9:13; and Isaiah 63:6; Deuteronomy 14:1; Wisd. 9:7; 12:19. John never uses υἱός to describe the relation of Christians to God; but he attaches both the ethical relation and that of conferred privilege, as well as that of birth, to τέκνον. See John 1:12; 1 John 3:1, 1 John 3:10; John 1:13; John 3:3, John 3:7; 1 John 3:9; 1 John 4:7; 1 John 5:1, 1 John 5:4, 1 John 5:18. Paul often regards the Christian relation from a legal point of view as υἱοθεσία adoption, a word used only by him. See Romans 8:14, Romans 8:17, we have both υἱοὶ and τέκνα, and both in the ethical sense. In Romans 9:8; Ephesians 5:1, the ethical sense. 3. In Christ Jesus. Const. with faith. The article before πίστεως faith may point back to the faith previously mentioned, or may have, as so often, a possessive force, your faith.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Galatians 4:5,6 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons...

John 1:12,13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name...

John 20:17 Jesus said to her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father...

Romans 8:14-17 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God...

2 Corinthians 6:18 And will be a Father to you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, said the Lord Almighty.

Ephesians 1:5 Having predestinated us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Ephesians 5:1 Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Philippians 2:15 That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation...

Hebrews 2:10-15 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory...

1 John 3:1,2 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knows us not...

Revelation 21:7 He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 14:1
"You are the sons of the LORD your God. You shall not cut yourselves or make any baldness on your foreheads for the dead.

John 1:7
He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him.

John 1:12
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Romans 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:14
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Romans 8:16
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Romans 8:19
For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

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