17 [a]And this I say, that the covenant that was confirmed afore of God [b]in respect of Christ, the [c]Law which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 3:17 The eighth argument taken of comparison, thus: If a man’s covenant (being authentical) be firm and strong, much more God’s covenant. Therefore the Law was not given to abrogate the promise made to Abraham, which had respect to Christ, that is to say, the end whereof did hang of Christ.
  2. Galatians 3:17 Which tendeth to Christ.
  3. Galatians 3:17 An enlarging of that argument, thus: Moreover and besides that the promise is of itself firm and strong, it was also confirmed with the prescription of long time, to wit, of 430 years, so that it could in no wise be broken.

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