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Galatians 4:22

    Galatians 4:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a female slave, the other by a free woman.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because it is in the Writings, that Abraham had two sons, one by the servant-woman, and one by the free woman.

    Webster's Revision

    For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

    World English Bible

    For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

    Clarke's Commentary on Galatians 4:22

    For it is written - Viz. in Genesis 16:15; Genesis 22:1, etc., that Abraham had two sons, Ishmael and Isaac; the one; Ishmael, by a bond maid, Hagar; the other, Isaac, by a free woman, Sarah.

    Barnes' Notes on Galatians 4:22

    For it is written - Genesis 16; 21.

    Abraham had two sons - Ishmael and Isaac. Abraham subsequently had several sons by Keturah after the death of Sarah; Genesis 26:1-6. But the two sons by Hagar and Sarah were the most prominent, and the events of their lives furnished the particular illustration which Paul desired.

    The one by a bond-maid - Ishmael, the son of Hagar. Hagar was an Egyptian slave, whom Sarah gave to Abraham in order that he might not be wholly without posterity; Genesis 16:3.

    The other by a free woman - Isaac, the son of Sarah; Genesis 21:1-2.

    Wesley's Notes on Galatians 4:22

    4:22 Gen 21:2,9.