Jesus Christ came to seek and save what was lost. ii. That law did not originally include the Gentiles under its sway,-it in fact severed Israel and non-Israel, Jew and Gentile. (See Note on Galatians 1:4.). After Paul had expressed the blessed aim which the redeeming death of Christ had in reference to the Gentiles,—namely, that they should become partakers of the εὐλογία of Abraham,—he raises his glance still higher, and sees the reception also of the Holy Spirit (the consequence of justification) as an aim of that redeeming death; but he cannot again express himself in the third person, because, after the … ᾿επικατάρατος πᾶς ὁ κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου—“Cursed is every one that hangeth upon a tree.” The quotation is taken freely from Deuteronomy 21:22-23. The third theory, known as the Moral Influence Theory, was proposed by Abelard, a contemporary of Anholm. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". ", The Romans text is a reference to Leviticus 18:5 "Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.". Of course Deuteronomy 21:23 does not refer to crucifixion or impaling alive, but to the hanging or impaling of a dead body (Joshua 10:26; 2 Samuel 4:12) as an additional disgrace. Sac. Paul’s purpose for writing the book of Galatians, scholars believe around A.D. 49, was to reveal that Paul’s apostleship was from Jesus Christ and not from men. The ignominious death by which He died was one to which the curse of God specially attached. BibliographyEadie, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/galatians-3.html. The above rendering of the Hebrew (lit. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". if [it be] yet in vain. " On the one hand He was our representative, going there for us, and on the other He was our substitute, taking our place. 2. And the price that Christ paid is sufficient. It offers reflection and commentary drawing upon the wealth of wisdom found in the Judeo-Christian tradition. 2012. Christ, the sinless One, died for sinful men. It is by Christ acting in power to redeem us because of what He has done for us. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. A parenthetic justification from Deuteronomy 21:23 (Sept.) of the startling expression just used. And all who have trusted in Christ as Saviour can say with certainty and eternally: Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us, for it is written, 'Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree'. While ὑπέρ signifies primarily on behalf of, or for the good of, it may here bear in combination the meaning of “in room of,” as certainly in John 13:37-38, 2 Corinthians 5:20, in Philemon 1:13, and in Plato, ῾ωμολογήκαμεν· ἐγὼ ὑπὲρ σοῦ ἀποκρινοῦμαι, Gorgias, 515, D, Opera, vol. But it is not said that the actual load of human guilt was laid upon Him. In his commentary on Romans, Dr. R.C. If the Law shows every person to be under God"s curse, how can we escape God"s wrath? A couple of verses in Deuteronomy picture this portion of Christ"s ministry to us on the cross. Rather it arose because He went to the cross to take our curse upon Himself. 6. Greek. Romans 10:5 Adds to this thought. Suspension from a stake (though ξύλον in later Greek and in the New Testament signifies also a living tree) was a posthumous degradation awarded to certain classes of criminals put to death probably by stoning. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". John Eadie's Commentary on Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians. The opening of this verse without any connecting particle lends sharpness and emphasis to the contrast. The law of Moses is wrongly affirmed by Winer to have authority over the heathen. It is to be observed, in considering the doctrinal bearings of this passage, that the curse which fell upon Christ was not the same curse as that described above as the consequence of human guilt in failing to keep the requirements of the Law. The "us" refers primarily to the JEWS, to whom the law principally appertained (cf. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/galatians-3.html. The Law pronounced a blessing and a curse; but since it made no allowance for human infirmity, the blessing proved barren in result; while the curse, which invoked the just wrath of an offended God for the punishment of the guilty, proved, on the contrary, fruitful in condemnation. The one specifies the guilt, the other the punishment. And so probably here, in accordance with Jewish law for a gibbet (see Jewish Encyclopedia III. This is in simple terms Paul"s Christian interpretation of Christ"s death on the cross. BibliographyIce, Rhoderick D. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". 'Anathema' means 'set apart to God's glory,' but to the person's own destruction; "curse" [ Katara (Greek #2671)] is an execration. Read Introduction to Galatians “Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, ‘Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree’)…”. Quoted from Deuteronomy 21:23. Being made a curse.—Being treated as if He were accursed. Paul significantly omits the words ‘of God’ which are in the Septuagint and in the Hebrew. As Paul says elsewhere, ‘He who knew no sin, He made to be sin for us’ (2 Corinthians 5:21). Though the Gentiles do not come directly under “the curse of the Law,” they came under God’s condemnation. Under the Law this was the fate of criminals whom God had cursed. The idea is deliverance by ransom. Alex. 2 Corinthians 5:21. Galatians 3:13. χριστὸς ᾑμᾶς ἐξηγόρασεν ἐκ τῆς κατάρας τοῦ νόμου—“Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law.” There is no connecting particle, and the abruptness of the asyndeton gives vividness to the expression. They are therefore set free to live to God by the power of the indwelling Christ (Galatians 2:20), using that Law as a guide and not as a judge. God loved us, therefore he sent Christ, not to pay for us, but to help us, to lead by example. He wrote in the Greek language. From this they were released, and the blessings of the theocracy hitherto annexed to the Law were thrown open to them by the death of Christ. It can be translated ransom - a price paid to another to gain something back from domination. The religion of Christ differs from all other religions mainly in this, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, ἒτερος ἀνεύθυνος ἑλόμενος ἀποθανείν ὑπὲρ ἐκείνου, ὁ δὲ βλασφημήσας θεὸν καταλευσθεὶς κρεμάσθω δι, John Eadie's Commentary on Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philippians, χριστὸς ᾑμᾶς ἐξηγόρασεν ἐκ τῆς κατάρας τοῦ νόμου, ὅτι κεκατηραμένος ὑπὸ θεοῦ πᾶς κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου, "Verse13thus represents Christ"s death as a vicarious bearing of the curse of the law which delivers his people from the same curse. The Hebrew and LXX. It comes about by Christ taking our place in order to set us free. Deuteronomy 27:26 "Cursed [be] he that confirmeth not [all] the words of this law to do them. insert “of God”—”He that is hanged is cursed of God”—which St. Paul instinctively omits. Deuteronomy 21:23 "His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged [is] accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance. Meyer says that this does not lie in the preposition but in the circumstances of the case. (Galatians 3:10). The universal law, represented by the Masaic law, condemned the Gentiles, though with less clear consciousness on their part, (Romans 2:1-29) God's 'wrath,' revealed by the law of conscience, prepared them for appreciating redemption from the law's curse through Christ. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". Who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among you as crucified? Jesus got what He did not deserve; we got what He did deserve—the righteousness that is by faith.” "For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them. In the original the criminal executed under sentence of the Law is pronounced κεκαταραμένος ὑπὸ θεοῦ, so that the Law is affirmed to be the voice of God, carrying with it the fulness of divine sanction. Christ redeemed us by dying in our place and He had the undiluted wrath of God poured out upon Him in our stead. cum Tryph. ἐπὶ ξύλου. Thus we see that justification by faith is no new doctrine, but was taught in the church of … Some do not like the idea of substitution but it is written plainly here (and in Mark 10:45). It made, of course, no reference to crucifixion, which was a Roman mode of execution, not a Jewish. Heavenly Father, thank You that Christ has redeemed me from the curse of the Law and paid the enormous penalty for my sin -so that I may be forgiven of my sins and made the righteousness of God in HIM. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/galatians-3.html. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". A curse—The object cursed, as being an embodiment of the condemnation, is energetically called the curse itself. Galatians 3:13 Meaning of Cursed Is Everyone Who Is Hung on a Pole Explanation and Commentary of Galatians 3:13. So Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39; Acts 13:29; 1 Peter 2:24. This is God's work and I don't want anyone to profit from it in a material way. Breaking Down the Key Parts of Galatians 3:13. All have sinned and all have fallen short of the glory and perfection of God.. and the wages of sin is death. This is a sign of spiritual immaturity, even as a baby will stick anything into its mouth. IV. BibliographySchaff, Philip. See what is said under Galatians 1:4. Sep 5, 2019. ( A) by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.”[ a] ( B) 14 He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, ( C) so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. See note, 2 Corinthians 5:21. "The Law held us under its curse, but Christ bought us from the curse by becoming a curse for us. (Galatians 3:17) Show answer 6. The reference in the original is to the exposure of the body upon a stake or gibbet after death. Do feel free to make copies for friends that might be interested as long as you do not make profit from the copies. There it stopped short. Cursed is every one who has not kept the law- ἐπικατάρατος-Christ became κατάρα-not an accursed one, but curse. "That we might receive the promise of the Spirit" (Galatians 3:14) refers to both Jews and Gentiles. vers. Elsewhere in the N.T., with the exception of its use in the phrase [τὸ] ξύλον [τῆς] ζωῆς, ξύλον always means dead wood. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. [Note: Morris, p106.]. But Paul’s real emphasis was that salvation is not works oriented and that the Galatians liberty … The Law demands perfection—an impossibility because we’re all sinful (Romans 3:10, 23). One of the strongest passages for the doctrine of a vicarious atonement Christ, out of infinite love and in full agreement with the Father’s eternal plan of redemption, voluntarily assumed, bore and abolished, by His death on the cross, the whole curse of the outraged law in the stead and in behalf of sinners. A quotation is introduced as proof of the last statement by γέγραπται γάρ, “it has been” and it stands “written,” as in the Textus Receptus; but the ὅτι γέγραπται has in its favour A, B, C, D1, F, with the Vulgate and several of the Latin fathers. 3:13 Christ - Christ alone. The Expositor's Greek Testament. 5:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23; Titus 2:14; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:4.—‘By becoming a curse,’ stronger, and yet milder than ‘accursed.’ Christ was the voluntary bearer of the entire guilt of the whole race, yet without any personal guilt. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. γέγραπται Ἐπικατάρατος (Galatians 3:10) πᾶς ὁ κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου. Just a little freebie here, the first Deuteronomy passage is a great illustration of how the Old Testament helps us know and interpret the New Testament. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". For it is written, etc. Through His death on the cross He has ‘redeemed us’, bought us out from under the curse by the sacrifice of Himself. And there is nothing that we can add to the price that Jesus paid on the cross. Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us--for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO HANGS ON A TREE"--. From the LXX. The idea is, indeed, distinctly expressed in this very passage; but it must be gathered from the context, not from the use of the preposition. Last study we saw that we were tied completely to the law if we were to try to keep any of it. The curse had to be removed from off them as well as the Jews, that the blessing through Abraham might flow to them. Lightfoot says that the words ὑπὸ θεοῦ are “instinctively” omitted by Paul; but they are really implied in the citation-the criminal having broken God's law bore God's curse; and in their application to Christ, it is still God's law whose curse was borne by Him, though the ὑπὸ θεοῦ fades into the background, as it is not essential to form a result of the present argument. The ἡμάς also stands in contrast to εἰς τὰ ἔθνη, who are not included in it. The Law of God is perfect but the penalty for breaking any part of God's law, however insignificant in our own eyes is death - eternal separation from God. This curse, he points out, did not arise from His own deserts. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". ii. Note that God did not curse Christ because He hung on a tree, but Christ hung on a tree because God had cursed Him. The first thing that Christianity does is to undo this result of the Law by deliverance from the curse. Those under the law are certainly the Jews; and He was born of a … exagorazo. (Galatians 3:16) Show answer 5. This is in simple terms Paul"s Christian interpretation of Christ"s death on the cross." One of the most momentous of these questions finds a solution. He became a curse ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν, for us. BibliographyPett, Peter. Being made , [ genomenos (Greek #1096)] - 'having become.'. 8. It expressly distinguishes between the curse which fell upon Christ and the curse which was due to the sins of men, though the incurrence of the one led to the abrogation of the other. If the law, as seems clear, be the Mosaic law or the published law of God, then its curse lay upon the Jews who were guilty of violating it, and to them the threatening of Galatians 3:10 applies. p. 277. It can mean to buy with ones own belongings something from another for ones own use. O foolish Galatians! It is no longer a fearful condemning finger, but a guide book to life (as it was originally meant to be). Neither Jew nor Gentile who is in Christ is any more responsible to struggle to keep the ordinances of the Law. The Law expressly declared that that criminal who died upon the cross or gibbet was an object of the divine wrath. Galatians 3:10, "As many as are of the works of the law are under the curse," refers not to the Jews only, but to all, even Gentiles (as the Galatians). Redeemed us - ransomed, bought us off from our former bondage (Galatians 4:5), and "the curse" under which all lie who trust to the law for justification. The Law pronounced a blessing and a curse; but since it made no allowance for human infirmity, the blessing proved barren in result; while the curse, which invoked the just wrath of an offended God for the punishment of the guilty, proved, on the contrary, fruitful in condemnation. God promised Abraham, 'In your seed all nations shall be blessed'. This deliverance is represented under the form of a ransom. Christ was no curse in Himself. The passage referred to is Deuteronomy 21:23 "His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged [is] accursed of God ;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance.". If substitution be not formally expressed, it is certainly implied in this striking declaration. The literal application derives no countenance from the present passage, but is rather contradicted by it. His being hanged on a tree proved that He was made a curse. Lehrb. Remember, Romans is a commentary on Galatians. What does this verse really mean? BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. 1897-1910. redeemed. Indeed He has blotted out the Law (the handwriting of ordinances) which condemned us (Colossians 2:14). The mode in which the action asserted by the verb was done is told by the following participial clause-. So let’s go back to Romans 4 and let’s just see what we find here about Abraham. That was all it could do. It is wonderful to have a soft, tender heart before God. Galatians 3:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Galatians 3:20, NIV: "A mediator, however, implies more than one party; but God is one." He has given Himself as a ransom ‘instead of’ (anti) us (Mark 10:45), redeeming us through His blood (Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14; Hebrews 9:12; Hebrews 9:15; 1 Peter 1:18-19), and He has exercised His power at great cost in defeating the forces that are against us, triumphing over them in the cross (Colossians 2:15) and bearing our sin as He became a sacrifice for sin. 13. OEhler; in Justin Martyr, Dial. The verb "is written" is a perfect tense, something that was written in the past, something that remains written even now, and something that will always be written into the future to a time of completion. Not that the Jews hanged malefactors; but after having put them to death otherwise, to brand some with ignominy, they hung the bodies on a piece of wood, not on a tree [ xulou (Greek #3586), 'Aleph (')] (cf. Men needed a ransom, for the Law had left them prisoners under sentence of death, and Christ had Himself to pay the price. So 2 Corinthians 5:21, "sin for us;" not sinful, but bearing the whole sin of our race, regarded as one vast aggregate (see note). From this hopeless state of just condemnation Christ delivered us by revealing the infinite mercy of an Almighty Father, and so reviving hope and thankful love in the heart of the condemned sinner by faith in His love.— ἐξηγόρασεν. It was Moses who wrote that the penalty for condemned criminals was to hang upon a tree, as a sign that they were cursed of God.. and by being lifted up and hung on Calvary's Tree, Christ was made a curse for us - redeeming us from the curse of the Law. ", "His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged [is] accursed of God ;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance. Matthew 20:28; Acts 20:28; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23; 1 Timothy 2:6; 2 Peter 2:1; Revelation 5:9). III. He went as the One Who represented us to die on our behalf and in our stead. For it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree." Their minds are too accommodating to wrong, unbiblical ideas, and they dont think things through to see if they really are true or not according to the Bible. The us and the we are, therefore, properly those who in Galatians 3:23 are said to be ὑπὸ νόμον, and also in Galatians 4:5, and not heathen also (Pareus, Winer, Matthies, Baumgarten-Crusius). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/galatians-3.html. It occurs in the New Testament only in this place, and in, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, cursed is everyone that hangeth on a tree, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23, “Ye are (were) bought with a price;” 2 Peter 2:1, “The Lord that bought them;” Revelation 5:9, “Thou wast slain and hast redeemed (bought) us to God by thy blood;” Revelation 14:4, “These were redeemed (bought) from among men.” The word used in these passages, as well as in that before us, is the general word for “buying.” But that the “buying” intended is that more definitely conveyed by the idea of “ransom” appears from the use of the special word for ransom in Matthew 20:28 ( = Mark 10:45), “The Son of Man came to give His life a ransom for many;” 1 Timothy 2:6, “Who gave Himself a ransom for all.” The word commonly translated “redemption” (Romans 3:24; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Ephesians 1:7; Ephesians 1:14; Ephesians 4:30; Colossians 1:14; Hebrews 9:15) also contains the same special idea of “a ransoming.”. ‘Christ has redeemed us.’ That is, He ‘has given Himself for us that He might redeem us from all iniquity’ (Titus 2:14). 1909-1922. Galatians 3:20, NASB: "Now a mediator is not for one party only; whereas God is only one." The rendering of the Peshito, of the Targum of Jonathan, and of the Greek translators Aquila, Symmachus, and Theodotion, is a modification of this view. By His very dying on the cross Christ has revealed Himself as bearing a curse. 5. Paul’s rendering is derived from the Septuagint, and accords with Judges 9:57. Many people in Galatia had become Christians.Some of these people were *Jews. Christ bore the full weight of the curse of the Law for you and did it for me too - and without the death of the holy Son of God there could be no redemption from the terrible curse of the Law. Bibliography"Commentary on Galatians 3:13". Galatians 3:20, ESV: "Now an intermediary implies more than one, but God is one." Riddle: ‘Two curses are mentioned by Paul. ", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Our Saviour fulfilled the legal curse by hanging dead on the cross. See under Ephesians 1:7; Ephesians 5:2; Ephesians 5:25; Colossians 1:14. ii. Christ being made a curse speaks to the substitutionary aspect of the atonement, He was cursed for us - we need not suffer death as did Christ since He already suffered and paid the price. Galatians 3:13 NKJV - Christ has redeemed us from the curse - Bible Gateway. But the Mosaic law was the moral universal law brought out with particular manifestation. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sdn/galatians-3.html. Galatians 3:13...explanation please May 1 2007, 11:52 PM “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.” Galatians 3:13 I believe that the cross was a "tree" so to speak. Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39). BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Galatians 3:13 Translation & Meaning. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". Copyright StatementCopyright 2008. Galatians 4:5. 6 (§ 202), ὁ δὲ βλασφημήσας θεὸν καταλευσθεὶς κρεμάσθω διʼ ἡμέρας καὶ ἀτίμως καὶ ἀφανῶς θαπτέσθω. Elsewhere, Galatians 4:5. This curse Christ took that He might redeem us from the first. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. What He did and suffered for men, He did and suffered in their stead, and what He suffered in their stead, He suffered for their benefit—‘Redeemed,’ delivered (by one act accomplished, once and for all) by a ransom, i.e., Christ’s life offered on the cross. "The curse of the Law" is the curse pronounced on the law-breaker by the Law ( Deuteronomy 27:26; cf. Nothing more than this is said. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Galatians 3:13. BibliographyDerickson, Stanley. ", The second passage relates to the curse upon any that does not follow the entire law. “he that is hanged is a curse of God”) is essentially also that of Aquila and Theodotion (κατάρα θεοῦ κρεμάμενος), and is doubtless right, but it is possible for the Hebrew to mean “is a curse, i.e. He voluntarily took the wrath of God directed toward us upon Himself; He became the object and bearer of God"s curse ( 2 Corinthians 5:21). As a result, all who try to live by the Old Law were under a divine curse. And His death acted (in some inscrutable way) so as to propitiate the wrath of God. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". The Redeemer is Christ, the Son of God; who was appointed and called to this work by his Father, and which he himself agreed to; he was spoken of in prophecy under this character; he came as such, and has obtained eternal redemption, for which he was abundantly qualified; as man, he was a near kinsman, to whom the right of redemption … Jesus was hung on a cross, making him a man cursed by God according to Scripture. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jec/galatians-3.html. Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole." Galatians 3:13(NASB) Verse Thoughts The Law of God is perfect but the penalty for breaking any part of God's law, however insignificant in our own eyes is death - eternal separation from God. The simple verb occurs 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23; 2 Peter 2:1; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:3-4. ( though Judaising ) Church, and ἐπὶ ξύλου very probably, as slavery! 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