Galatians 1:4

“Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who gaue himselfe for our sinnes, that he might deliuer vs from this present euill world, according to the will of God, and our Father,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of this present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who gave himself for our sins, so that he might make us free from this present evil world, after the purpose of our God and Father:
- Basic English Bible

who gave himself for our sins, so that he should deliver us out of the present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father;
- Darby Bible

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:
- Webster's Bible

who gave Himself to suffer for our sins in order to rescue us from the present wicked age in accordance with the will of our God and Father.
- Weymouth Bible

who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father--
- World English Bible

that yaf hym silf for oure synnes, to delyuere vs fro the present wickid world, bi the wille of God and of oure fadir,
- Wycliffe Bible

who did give himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 1:4


1:4 That he might deliver us from the present evil world - From the guilt, wickedness, and misery wherein it is involved, and from its vain and foolish customs and pleasures. According to the will of God - Without any merit of ours. St. Paul begins most of his epistles with thanksgiving; but, writing to the Galatians, he alters his style, and first sets down his main proposition, That by the merits of Christ alone, giving himself for our sins, we are justified: neither does he term them, as he does others, either saints, elect, or churches of God.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 1:4


Ga 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins. The name of Christ causes the utterance of a grand truth, of which the heart of Paul was always full, and which needed at this time to be impressed on the Galatian brethren. It was not Moses, but Christ who gave himself for them. This present evil world. The existing state of things, where sin and death reign.

Discussion for Galatians 1

  • A disciple
    Lu2677; Hi! I haven't seen you posting for a while; I hope you are well! I was just reading over our discussion from back in June: the way this format is set up sometimes leaves you in a bit of a time warp, and the discussion can get thrown off the rails. I am very grateful however that we have this; and hope that it is a blessing to many. The Lord bless you and keep you, and let His face shine!
  • Brother Daniel FC
    If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book. And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life... Rev. 22:18,19
  • Elijah
    If you examine the answer for your first question, the answer which you call correct is actually wrong. The answer, in order for it to be totally correct, must include the Father. If you look at the textural answer it states that, "by Jesus Christ, and God the Father. This answer is the one and only true answer. It was by the will of the Father also, not just Christ.
  • Tonja
    I love this chapter, Paul was serious. I find the Bible fascinating and love God so much for loving us. We have been indoctrinated into this evil world, glad to see you all staying close to the word. When I see comments I made on YouTube mths ago, I use to cringe, now I laugh and correct my behavior. Good job reeling in the vanity beast...God bless us all
  • BSP
    In verses 11 through 13 we see that humility helped Paul to accept counsel. If we cultivate humility, this will help us to accept counsel as well.
  • Steve morrow
    TITUS 2:11 FOR THE GRACE OF GOD THAT BRINGETH SALVATION HATH APPEARED TO ALL MEN 2:12 --- TEACHING US --- THAT DENYING UNGODLINESS AND WORLDLY LUSTS WE SHOULD LIVE SOBERLY RIGHTEOUSLY AND GODLY IN THIS PRESENT WORLD 2:13 LOOKING FOR THAT BLESSED HOPE AND THE GLORIOUS APPEARING OF THE GREAT GOD AND OUR SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

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