3:7 so then, understand 1 that those who believe are the sons of Abraham. 2
3:14 in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham would come to the Gentiles, 3 so that we could receive the promise of the Spirit by faith.
3:29 And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, 4 heirs according to the promise.
1 tn Grk “know.”
2 tn The phrase “sons of Abraham” is used here in a figurative sense to describe people who are connected to a personality, Abraham, by close nonmaterial ties. It is this personality that has defined the relationship and its characteristics (BDAG 1024-25 s.v. υἱός 2.c.α).
3 tn Or “so that the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles in Christ Jesus.”