Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.

King James Version

Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Holman Bible

The law, then, was our guardian until Christ, so that we could be justified by faith.

International Standard Version

And so the Law was our guardian until the Messiah came, so that we might be justified by faith.

A Conservative Version

So that the law became our schoolmaster for Christ, so that we might be made righteous from faith.

American Standard Version

So that the law is become our tutor to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Amplified

with the result that the Law has become our tutor and our disciplinarian to guide us to Christ, so that we may be justified [that is, declared free of the guilt of sin and its penalty, and placed in right standing with God] by faith.

An Understandable Version

So, the law of Moses became like our "transportation to school," bringing us to [the school of] Christ where we [learn how to be] made right with God by faith [in Christ].

Anderson New Testament

So, then, the law was our pedagogue that led us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Bible in Basic English

So the law has been a servant to take us to Christ, so that we might have righteousness by faith.

Common New Testament

So the law was our tutor to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that the law was our school-master to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Darby Translation

So that the law has been our tutor up to Christ, that we might be justified on the principle of faith.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore the law became our schoolmaster to lead us to Christ, in order that we may be justified by faith;

Goodspeed New Testament

So the Law has been our attendant on our way to Christ, so that we might be made upright through faith.

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore the law was our school-master unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Julia Smith Translation

So that the law was our preceptor towards Christ, that we might be justified from faith.

King James 2000

Therefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, the law became our guardian until Christ, in order that we could be justified by faith.

Modern King James verseion

So that the Law has become a trainer of us until Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster unto the time of Christ, that we might be made righteous by faith.

Moffatt New Testament

the Law thus held us as wards in discipline, till such time as Christ came, that we might be justified by faith.

Montgomery New Testament

So the Law has been our tutor-slave our pedagogue to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith;

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

So that the law has become our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Noyes New Testament

So then the Law hath been our schoolmaster, to lead us to Christ, that we might be accepted as righteous through faith;

Sawyer New Testament

So that the law was our schoolmaster to lead to Christ, that we might be justified by faith;

The Emphasized Bible

So that, the law, hath proved, our tutor, training us, for Christ, in order that, by faith, we might be declared righteous;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore the law was our conductor, as of children, to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Thus the Law has proved a guide to lead us to Christ, in order that we may be pronounced righteous as the result of faith.

Webster

Wherefore the law was our school-master to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Weymouth New Testament

So that the Law has acted the part of a tutor-slave to lead us to Christ, in order that through faith we may be declared to be free from guilt.

Williams New Testament

So the law has been our attendant to lead us to Christ, so that we might through faith obtain right standing with God.

World English Bible

So that the law has become our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Worrell New Testament

So that the law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Worsley New Testament

So that the law was our guide to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

so that the law became our child-conductor -- to Christ, that by faith we may be declared righteous,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

παιδαγωγός 
Paidagogos 
Usage: 3

to bring us unto
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

by
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 3:24

Images Galatians 3:24

Prayers for Galatians 3:24

Questions on Galatians 3:24

Context Readings

The Addition Of The Law

23 But before faith came, we were kept in custody under the law, being shut up to the faith which was later to be revealed. 24 Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith. 25 But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor.



Cross References

Galatians 2:16

nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

Romans 10:4

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Colossians 2:17

things which are a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.

Matthew 5:17-18

“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.

Acts 13:38-39

Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through Him forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,

Romans 3:20-22

because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7-9

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “You shall not covet.”

Romans 7:24-25

Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?

1 Corinthians 4:15

For if you were to have countless tutors in Christ, yet you would not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel.

Galatians 2:19

For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Galatians 3:25

But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor.

Galatians 4:2-3

but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by the father.

Hebrews 7:18-19

For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

Hebrews 9:8-16

The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,

Hebrews 10:1-14

For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.

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