3:11 Now it is clear no one is justified before God by the law, because the righteous one will live by faith. 1 3:12 But the law is not based on faith, 2 but the one who does the works of the law 3 will live by them. 4 3:13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming 5 a curse for us (because it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”) 6
2 tn Grk “is not from faith.”
4 sn A quotation from Lev 18:5. The phrase the works of the law is an editorial expansion on the Greek text (see previous note); it has been left as normal typeface to indicate it is not part of the OT text.
5 tn Grk “having become”; the participle γενόμενος (genomenos) has been taken instrumentally.