New American Standard Bible
"So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.
King James Bible
If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
Darby Bible Translation
If therefore the Son shall set you free, ye shall be really free.
World English Bible
If therefore the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.
Young's Literal Translation
if then the son may make you free, in reality ye shall be free.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
If the Son ... - The Son of God - heir of all things - who is forever with God, and who has therefore the right and power to liberate men from their thraldom.
Shall make you free - Shall deliver you from the bondage and dominion of sin.
Free indeed - Truly and really free. You shall be blessed with the most valuable freedom; not from the chains and oppressions of earthly masters and monarchs, but from the bondage of sin.
LibrarySeptember 15 Morning
Sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.--ROM. 6:14. What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.--My brethren, ye . . . are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.--Being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ.--The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 28 Evening
Of the Imitation of Christ, and of Contempt of the World and all Its Vanities
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.
1 Corinthians 7:22
For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ's slave.
It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
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