Galatians 3:24

“Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore the Law was our Schoolemaster to bring vs vnto Christ, that we might be iustified by Faith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore the Law has become our tutor {to lead us} to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So that the law is become our tutor `to bring us' unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the law has been a servant to take us to Christ, so that we might have righteousness by faith.
- Basic English Bible

So that the law has been our tutor up to Christ, that we might be justified on the principle of faith.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore the law was our school-master to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
- Webster's Bible

So that the Law has acted the part of a tutor-slave to lead us to Christ, in order that through faith we may be declared to be free from guilt.
- Weymouth Bible

So that the law has become our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
- World English Bible

And so the lawe was oure vndirsmaister in Crist, that we ben iustified of bileue.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that the law became our child-conductor -- to Christ, that by faith we may be declared righteous,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 3:24


3:24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster unto Christ - It was designed to train us up for Christ. And this it did both by its commands, which showed the need we had of his atonement; and its ceremonies, which all pointed us to him.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 3:24


Ga 3:24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster. "Tutor", in the Revised Version. In Roman families a trusted slave, a pedagogue, had charge of children, preserved them from harm, and took them to school. The law is such a tutor; not a schoolmaster, but a guide to lead us to the school of Christ. There we are "justified by faith".

Discussion for Galatians 3

  • Daniel Mangar
    Very fantastic
  • Brandon The Baptist for verse 13
    Jesus died on the cross and people are taking it out of context cause this verse said tree and that it wasn 't a cross it was a stake well reading in the Gospels it was made clear that there was three nails that nailed him to the cross and that he bared the cross and the wood the cross was made of came from a tree God didn 't make this hard to understand cause He is not the author of confusion... Lord bless these with the knowledge that they lack concerning Your Holy Word that may not pervert it out of ignorance let them ask You for understanding and truth so You may direct them properly turning them away from man 's foolishness towards Your Almightywisdom I ask this in Jesus name amen..
  • Blessed
    the spirit is willing the flesh is weak
  • Azaniah Little
    Chapter 1 explains why the spirit of bewitchment came upon them. Peter acted one way to Greeks, but changed in the presence of believers This opened a spiritual door letting false believers in their midst. Chapter 3 is the outcome, thus "you foolish Galatians who has bewitched you " '
  • Neena
    Galatians 3:26-29 and 4:6-7 What is the difference between the TEN COMANDMENTS and THE LAW....?
  • Jimmy
    I LOVE GOD 'S WORD FAITH THAT IS THE ANSWER

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