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Galatians 3:24


Thus the law had become our guardian 1  until Christ, so that we could be declared righteous 2  by faith.


Mt 5:17,18; Ac 13:38,39; Ac 13:39; Ro 3:20-22; Ro 7:7-9,24,25; Ro 10:4; Ga 2:16; Ga 2:19; Ga 3:25; Ga 4:2,3; Col 2:17; Heb 7:18,19; Heb 9:8-16; Heb 10:1-14

NET © Notes

tn Or “disciplinarian,” “custodian,” or “guide.” According to BDAG 748 s.v. παιδαγωγός, “the man, usu. a slave…whose duty it was to conduct a boy or youth…to and from school and to superintend his conduct gener.; he was not a ‘teacher’ (despite the present mng. of the derivative ‘pedagogue’…When the young man became of age, the π. was no longer needed.” L&N 36.5 gives “guardian, leader, guide” here.

tn Or “be justified.”

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