[a]Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if so be it be even in vain.

[b]He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it through the works of the Law, or by the hearing of faith preached?

[c]Yea rather as [d]Abraham believed God, and it was (A)imputed to him for righteousness.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 3:4 An exhortation by manner of upbraiding, that they do not in vain suffer so many conflicts.
  2. Galatians 3:5 He repeateth the third argument which was taken of the effects, because he had interlaced certain other arguments by the way.
  3. Galatians 3:6 The first argument which is of great force, and hath three grounds, The first, That Abraham was justified by faith, to wit, by free imputation of righteousness according to the promise apprehended by faith, as Moses doth most plainly witness.
  4. Galatians 3:6 See Rom. 4.

Have you experienced[a] so much in vain—if it really was in vain? So again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles(A) among you by the works of the law, or by your believing what you heard?(B) So also Abraham “believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”[b](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 3:4 Or suffered
  2. Galatians 3:6 Gen. 15:6

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