Galatians 3:29
New International Version
If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

New Living Translation
And now that you belong to Christ, you are the true children of Abraham. You are his heirs, and God's promise to Abraham belongs to you.

English Standard Version
And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.

Berean Study Bible
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed and heirs according to the promise.

Berean Literal Bible
Now if you are of Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, heirs according to the promise.

New American Standard Bible
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants, heirs according to promise.

King James Bible
And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Christian Standard Bible
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, heirs according to the promise.

Contemporary English Version
So if you belong to Christ, you are now part of Abraham's family, and you will be given what God has promised.

Good News Translation
If you belong to Christ, then you are the descendants of Abraham and will receive what God has promised.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, heirs according to the promise.

International Standard Version
And if you belong to the Messiah, then you are Abraham's descendants indeed, and heirs according to the promise.

NET Bible
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants, heirs according to the promise.

New Heart English Bible
If you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring and heirs according to promise.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if you are of The Messiah, you are therefore the seed of Abraham and heirs by The Promise.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants and heirs, as God promised.

New American Standard 1977
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if ye are Christ's, then ye are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise.

King James 2000 Bible
And if you are Christ's, then are you Abraham's descendants, and heirs according to the promise.

American King James Version
And if you be Christ's, then are you Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

American Standard Version
And if ye are Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if you be Christ's, then are you the seed of Abraham, heirs according to the promise.

Darby Bible Translation
but if ye [are] of Christ, then ye are Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.

English Revised Version
And if ye are Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if ye are Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Weymouth New Testament
And if you belong to Christ, then you are indeed true descendants of Abraham, and are heirs in fulfilment of the promise.

World English Bible
If you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to promise.

Young's Literal Translation
and if ye are of Christ then of Abraham ye are seed, and according to promise -- heirs.
Study Bible
Sons Through Faith in Christ
28There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed and heirs according to the promise.
Cross References
Matthew 3:9
And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.

Romans 4:13
For it was not through the Law that Abraham and his descendants were promised that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.

Romans 8:17
And if we are children, then we are heirs: heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ--if indeed we suffer with Him, so that we may also be glorified with Him.

Romans 9:8
So it is not the children of the flesh who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as offspring.

1 Corinthians 3:23
and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.

Galatians 3:18
For 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.

Galatians 4:1
What I am saying is that as long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a slave, although he is the owner of everything.

Galatians 4:28
Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of the promise.

Galatians 6:16
Peace and mercy to all who walk by this rule, even to the Israel of God.

Ephesians 3:6
This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are fellow heirs, fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus.

Treasury of Scripture

And if you be Christ's, then are you Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Christ's.

Galatians 5:24
And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

1 Corinthians 3:23
And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

1 Corinthians 15:23
But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.

Abraham's.

Galatians 3:7,16,28
Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham…

Galatians 4:22-31
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman…

Genesis 21:10-12
Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac…

heirs.

Galatians 4:7,28
Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ…

Romans 4:13,14
For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith…

Romans 8:17
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.







Lexicon
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

you belong
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

to Christ,
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

then
ἄρα (ara)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 686: Then, therefore, since. Probably from airo; a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive.

you are
ἐστέ (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

Abraham’s
Ἀβραὰμ (Abraam)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 11: Abraham, progenitor of the Hebrew race. Of Hebrew origin; Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch.

seed
σπέρμα (sperma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4690: From speiro; something sown, i.e. Seed; by implication, offspring; specially, a remnant.

[and] heirs
κληρονόμοι (klēronomoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2818: From kleros and the base of nomos (reflexively) getting by apportionment); a sharer by lot, i.e. Inheritor; by implication, a possessor.

according to
κατ’ (kat’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

[the] promise.
ἐπαγγελίαν (epangelian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1860: A promise. From epaggello; an announcement.
(29) Conclusion of the whole argument. The followers of the Messiah are the true seed of Abraham. The kingdom of the Messiah, which they possess, is the promised inheritance.

Verse 29. - And if ye be Christ's (εἰ δὲ ὑμεῖς Ξριστοῦ); and if ye are Christ's. The δὲ simply marks a fresh stage in the argument, as e.g. Romans 8:17, εἰ δὲ τέκνα καὶ κληρονόμοι. For the preceding verse is no digression, requiring us to render this δὲ "but," but simply an amplification of the notion of putting on Christ in ver. 27; and the present clause recites that previous conclusion, to serve for a premiss to a further conclusion. "Are Christ's;" comp. 1 Corinthians 3:23, "And ye are Christ's, and Christ is God's." This genitive here, as also there, denotes the closest and most intimate approximation conceivable, "Christ's own;" covering, in fact, the notion of being clothed with Christ; and expresses what that "one and the same man" is, which according to ver. 28 in Christ Jesus all had become. Comp. Titus 2:14, λαὸν περιούσιον, "a people of his very own." Then are ye Abraham's seed (ἄρα τοῦ Ἀβραὰμ σπέρμα ἐστέ); then seed of Abraham are ye. "Ye,' Gentiles though ye be. In ver. 7 the apostle has affirmed that they who are of faith are sons of Abraham; in ver. 16, that the promises were made to Abraham and "his seed, which is Christ." We have seen that in that ver. 16 "Christ" appears to mean that branch of Abraham's offspring which was, so to speak, to proceed from Christ and was to be called by his name. If, however, "Christ" be there taken to mean the individual Son of Abraham, Jesus, then those who believe in him and have been baptized into him are to be understood as here affirmed to be "Abraham's seed," because, being clothed with Christ. they share his position. The same result is arrived at either way. And heirs according to the promise (καὶ [which word is rejected by recent editors] κατ ἐπαγγελίαν κληρονόμοι; heirs in pursuance of a promise. "Heirs," not of Abraham, but of God; for the notion connects itself with that of the sonship to God, which has been predicated in ver. 26 of believers in Christ; and these two united conceptions form the topic of the first seven verses of the next chapter. This is in accordance with Romans 8:16, 17, "We are children of God; and if children, also heirs; heirs of God, joint-heirs with Christ." It goes upon the same lines of thought as the statement made above in ver. 16, that the promises were spoken, not to Abraham only, but also to his seed as well; the seed being conceived of by the apostle, not as inheriting from Abraham, but as holding an independent position of their own at his side. The benefits accruing to them have been styled "the inheritance" in ver. 18, which verse also serves to illustrate the spirit of the clause now before us, by affirming that the inheritance was a free gift of God conveyed by a promise, and not one to be either gained or made sure by obedience to a ceremonial law as the Galatians were in danger of supposing. The article is wanting before "promise' here, as it was also in ver. 18; because the apostle is not thinking immediately of the terms of the promise, but rather of its distinctive character as a promise, betokening a free gift of God. The inheritance is no doubt the adoption of sons, both in its firstfruits in this life and in its complete manifestation hereafter in the bliss and glory of heaven (cf. Romans 8:23, 30; 1 Peter 1:4).



3:26-29 Real Christians enjoy great privileges under the gospel; and are no longer accounted servants, but sons; not now kept at such a distance, and under such restraints as the Jews were. Having accepted Christ Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, and relying on him alone for justification and salvation, they become the sons of God. But no outward forms or profession can secure these blessings; for if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. In baptism we put on Christ; therein we profess to be his disciples. Being baptized into Christ, we are baptized into his death, that as he died and rose again, so we should die unto sin, and walk in newness and holiness of life. The putting on of Christ according to the gospel, consists not in outward imitation, but in a new birth, an entire change. He who makes believers to be heirs, will provide for them. Therefore our care must be to do the duties that belong to us, and all other cares we must cast upon God. And our special care must be for heaven; the things of this life are but trifles. The city of God in heaven, is the portion or child's part. Seek to be sure of that above all things.
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