Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Galatians 4:9


But now that you have come to know God (or rather to be known by God), how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless 1  basic forces? 2  Do you want to be enslaved to them all over again? 3 


Ex 33:17; 1Ki 8:43; 1Ch 28:9; Ps 1:6; Ps 9:10; Pr 2:5; Jer 31:34; Hab 2:14; Mt 11:27; Joh 10:14,27; Joh 17:3; Ro 8:3; Ro 8:29; 1Co 8:3; 1Co 13:12; 1Co 15:34; 2Co 4:6; Ga 3:3; Ga 4:3; Eph 1:17; Col 2:20-23; 2Ti 2:19; Heb 7:18; Heb 10:38,39; 2Pe 2:20; 1Jo 2:3,4; 1Jo 5:20

NET © Notes

tn Or “useless.” See L&N 65.16.

tn See the note on the phrase “basic forces” in 4:3.

tn Grk “basic forces, to which you want to be enslaved…” Verse 9 is a single sentence in the Greek text, but has been divided into two in the translation because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence.

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