Galatians 3:22

“But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the Scripture hath concluded all vnder sinne, that the promise by faith of Iesus Christ might be giuen to them that beleeue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the scriptures shut up all things under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
- American Standard Version (1901)

However, the holy Writings have put all things under sin, so that that for which God gave the undertaking, based on faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who have such faith.
- Basic English Bible

but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe.
- Darby Bible

But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
- Webster's Bible

But Scripture has shown that all mankind are the prisoners of sin, in order that the promised blessing, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ, may be given to those who believe.
- Weymouth Bible

But the Scriptures imprisoned all things under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
- World English Bible

But scripture hath concludid alle thingis vndir synne, that the biheeste of the feith of Jhesu Crist were yyuen to hem that bileuen.
- Wycliffe Bible

but the Writing did shut up the whole under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ may be given to those believing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 3:22

3:22 But, on the contrary, the scripture wherein that law is written hath concluded all under sin - Hath shut them up together, (so the word properly signifies,) as in a prison, under sentence of death, to the end that all being cut off from expecting justification by the law, the promise might be freely given to them that believe.

People's Bible Notes for Galatians 3:22

Ga 3:22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin. But none became righteous by the law. The Scriptures place all under sin that the promise should be to them only who believe through Christ. The promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. All hope is in the gospel. See Ro 11:32.

Discussion for Galatians 3

  • A disciple
    There is no Our Righteousness, and the Lord's Righteousness, if we are truly saved and walking in truth in the Spirit; but our righteousness is His righteousness! The child is under teachers and guardians UNTIL he is an adult, and fully ready to manage the inheritance. Christ has released us from the bonds of sin, and therefore the demand of the Law against sin. It is not a competition for glory!
  • Jimmy a disciple of Jesus
    a schoolmaster is a teacher the law was our teacher to bring us to christ but after that faith has come we are no longer under a schoolmaster..pretty simple to me!! I do not keep any Law under the Levi priesthood...i am under the order of Melchisedec with Jesus being my High Priest..thats where i put my Faith..dont mix your righteousness with the Lords..a little leaven leavens the whole lump!!!
  • Randall Blair
    For the one who commented we are all God's children, please read the rest of the scripture. We are all definitely not a child of God if we are not in Christ Jesus, To be a true child of God you must believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and trust in His death on Calvary for salvation. Jesus said in the 3rd chapter of John, " Nicodemus, you must be born again, do not marvel at this saying God bless you.
  • A disciple
    "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus." Does this mean that when we arrive in glory to meet the LORD in the Day of Eternity, that we will all look alike and be all the same? I don't think so! For John wrote in the Prophecy about a multitude that no man can number small AND greast, from out of every Nation and tribe and kindred and tongue worshiping before the Throne. And what about each one's abilities and work that Jesus shall give us to do, and the authority over cities etc? As far as any of us being superior or inferior, sacred or common, the leader or the helper NONE of those things have anything to do with us in Christ! The things that we see and experience now in this world about who's the greatest, and who is only in the world for serving their betters, does not exist with us in Christ! We are ALL brethren, and Jesus alone is our Master, our Leader, and our Superior! Do each of us actually have diversities of gifts, abilities, callings? Are we not all individual and particular members of the body? But all of us together IS THE BODY!
  • Steve morrow
    PHILIPPIANS 1:27 only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of CHRIST that whether I come and see you or else be absent I may hear of your affairs that you stand fast --- in one spirit --- with one mind --- striving together for the faith of the gospel JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you they are spirit and they are life PHILIPPIANS 2:2 fulfill you my joy that --- you be likeminded --- having the same love being of one accord --- of one mind 1 CORINTHIANS 2:16 for who hath known the mind of THE LORD that he may instruct HIM but we have the mind of CHRIST ROMANS 15:6 that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify GOD even THE FATHER of our LORD JESUS CHRIST 1 CORINTHIANS 8:5 for though there be that are called gods whether in heaven or in earth as there be gods many and lords many --8:6-- but unto us there is but one GOD THE FATHER of whom are all things and we in HIM and one LORD JESUS CHRIST by whom are all things and we by HIM ROMANS 15:18 for I will not dare to speak of any of those things which CHRIST hath not wrought by me to make the gentiles obedient by --- word and deed --- 1 CORINTHIANS 11:1 be you followers of me even as I also am of CHRIST
  • Alex
    Now unto abraham and his seed were the Promises made but he said not unto seeds plural (natural Israel ) but unto 1 seed which is Christ the Israel of God,Thus its CHRIST that is gonna be multiplied as the STARS OF HEAVEN,THATS Y the sower wants to sow his incorruptible seed in our hearts that it might initiate a birth of christ in us. Unto us a child is born unto us a son is given, The new birth

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