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Galatians 5:4

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5:4 You who are trying to be declared righteous 1  by the law have been alienated 2  from Christ; you have fallen away from grace!

Galatians 5:6

Context
5:6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight – the only thing that matters is faith working through love. 3 

1 tn Or “trying to be justified.” The verb δικαιοῦσθε (dikaiousqe) has been translated as a conative present (see ExSyn 534).

2 tn Or “estranged”; BDAG 526 s.v. καταργέω 4 states, “Of those who aspire to righteousness through the law κ. ἀπὸ Χριστοῦ be estranged from Christ Gal 5:4.”

3 tn Grk “but faith working through love.”



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