But here the words ὑπὸ θεοῦ are omitted, inasmuch as the new revelation of God’s mercy in Christ has superseded for Christians the previous condemnation of the Law. This passage pictured what He would go through hundreds of years before the fact. 2012. Did the law let people escape the prison of sin? The original passage refers to criminals executed under the Jewish Law, and commands the speedy burial of their dead bodies before sunset in opposition to the vindictive practices prevailing in Palestine among the surrounding nations of nailing up unburied bodies in public places (cf. Hence the scapegoat was regarded as utterly unclean by reason of the sins laid upon it.— ἐπικατάρατος … This passage is quoted from Deuteronomy 21:23 with one significant alteration. 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. The Hebrew and LXX. OEhler; in Justin Martyr, Dial. The word used here is more general in its meaning; the other is strictly appropriated to a ransom. 1 Samuel 31:10, 2 Samuel 21:10). 2 Corinthians 5:21. (Galatians 3:10). 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. But the Mosaic law was the moral universal law brought out with particular manifestation. And so probably here, in accordance with Jewish law for a gibbet (see Jewish Encyclopedia III. BibliographyPett, Peter. 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. Compare Matthew 20:28; 1 Timothy 2:6; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23; Titus 2:14. The mode in which the action asserted by the verb was done is told by the following participial clause-. Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.—From Deuteronomy 21:23. Paul reminded his readers that Christ paid the penalty for our sins and made justification possible for every person. "By bringing these two texts [in Deuteronomy] together and interpreting the latter [ Deuteronomy 21:23] in terms of the former [ Deuteronomy 27:26], Paul understands Jesus" death on the cross (to which a curse was attached according to Deuteronomy 21:23) as a bearing of the curse of God incurred (according to Deuteronomy 27:26) by all who fail to continue in obedience to the law." Redemption in Scripture always results either from the expenditure of special costly effort or from the payment of a ransom. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. But Christ has redeemed us. The simple verb occurs 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Corinthians 7:23; 2 Peter 2:1; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:3-4. Elsewhere, Galatians 4:5. No such process as this really took place in the case of our Lord; nor is it applied to Him even in 1 Peter 2:24, otherwise than in vague and general metaphor. 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. 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. He wrote in the Greek language. Galatians 3:13 13 Christ s redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, t “Cursed is everyone who is hanged u on a tree”— Read more Share Copy p. 327, ed. Olshausen needlessly supposes a μέν in Galatians 3:10 and a δέ in this verse to be left out. Trusting in the death, burial and resurrection of the only begotten and sinless Son of God is the one and only price that is acceptable by a righteous God, as payment for our sins. This is in simple terms Paul"s Christian interpretation of Christ"s death on the cross." The death of Christ removed the necessity for the punishment of men, but it could not be regarded as a punishment in relation to Christ Himself. Galatians 3 is the third chapter of the Epistle to the Galatians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.It is authored by Paul the Apostle for the churches in Galatia, written between 49–58 CE. Comp. ", "The curse of the Law" is the curse pronounced on the law-breaker by the Law (, "By bringing these two texts [in Deuteronomy] together and interpreting the latter [, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament. Many people in Galatia had become Christians.Some of these people were *Jews. As it is written.—The way in which the curse of the Law fell upon Christ was through His death. What argument did Paul make on the word 'seed'? Browse Sermons on Galatians 3:13-14. 5. Galatians 3:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Galatians 3:20, NIV: "A mediator, however, implies more than one party; but God is one." Galatians Commentary. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/galatians-3.html. The penalty for our sin is death:-and this is a death-penalty that we justly deserve. Quoted from Deuteronomy 21:23. 1896. St Paul, however, does not quote the passage to illustrate the mode of death, but the place on which a person hangs. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Galatians 3:13-14. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". For they have been crucified with Christ. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. He was not pleasedwith them. 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”), 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”), ῞ινα τοὺς ὑπὸ νόμον ἐξαγοράσῃ —“In order that He might redeem those under the law.” See under Galatians 3:13. A parenthetic justification from Deuteronomy 21:23 (Sept.) of the startling expression just used. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/galatians-3.html. Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39). Jesus was hung on a cross, making him a man cursed by God according to Scripture. No wonder the apostle Paul was able to write: we preach Christ crucified:- to the Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness, but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, CHRIST the POWER of God and Christ the WISDOM of God. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Hence the curse is of the universal law, and the us is all mankind. 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). "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". 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’)…”. 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. Sproul writes, “If God were to give us what we earn, what we deserve, we would perish from His wrath, but thanks be to God that He gives to us what was earned by His Son. Rashi, for example, says “It is a slight to the King, because man is made in the likeness of His image.” The same objective construction underlies the words of Josephus, Ant. This curse, he points out, did not arise from His own deserts. Jewish contempt styled the Saviour “the hanged man,” as may be seen in the second chapter of the first part of Eisenmenger's Entdeckt. Hebrew thought tended to identify the man on whom a curse was laid with the curse, as it identified the sin-offering with the sin, calling it ἁμαρτία (Leviticus 4:21-25). He became a curse ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν, for us. Galatians 3:13 Meaning of Cursed Is Everyone Who Is Hung on a Pole Explanation and Commentary of Galatians 3:13. II. The one: ‘Cursed is every one that continueth not,’ etc. Moses there enacted that when a malefactor was first executed and his body afterwards hung on a tree, he should be taken down and buried before night, “for he that is hanged is accursed of God.” Prof. Lightfoot gives upon this expression a very interesting but extended note. Not merely accursed, but a curse, bearing the curse of the whole human race. In his commentary on Romans, Dr. R.C. ᾿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. 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. To be crucified was clearly evidence that they had come under the curse of God. The aorist verb ἐξηγόρασεν—“bought us out,” redeemed or ransomed-corresponds very much to the other terms employed elsewhere- λυτρόω, ἀπολύτρωσις. 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. Chapter 3 The apostle in this chapter, I. Reproves the Galatians for their folly, in suffering themselves to be drawn away from the faith of the gospel, and endeavours, from several considerations, to impress them with a sense of it. 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. The passage refers to those criminals who after being stoned were hung up on a stake (probably on the form of a cross), but were not permitted to remain in this position over night, lest the holy land should be desecrated. (That is why later they referred to Jesus derisively as ‘the hanged one’). Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree. A man so hanged was a curse, and was not on that account to remain exposed all night, because the land had been consecrated to God. Galatians 3:20, KJV: "Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one." His being hanged on a tree proved that He was made a curse. 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. In this respect it would seem as if the symbolism of the scapegoat (which is sometimes adduced in explanation of the present passage) was imperfectly applicable. p. 82. But God in His grace ordained that there is one way that the price of breaking God's perfect Law can be paid.. there is one way that the curse of the Law can be lifted, and that is through the sacrifice of His dearly beloved Son, in our place. See Prof. Lightfoot's note on the subject. 'He was called a curse for my sake who does away my curse' (Gregory Nazianzene). "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". BibliographyDerickson, Stanley. ii. So Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39; Acts 13:29; 1 Peter 2:24. There it stopped short. Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, I. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". The ἡμάς also stands in contrast to εἰς τὰ ἔθνη, who are not included in it. The common version of the clause under consideration is the correct one—“the curse of God;” though another rendering has been sometimes given—“He that is hanged is an insult to God”- ὕβρις θεοῦ,-the rendering of him whom Jerome calls Ebion ille haeresiarches semichristianus et semijudaeus. 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. 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. Both were curses in and of the law. The Jews, and no doubt Paul himself in earlier persecuting days, made much of the fact that Jesus died on a cross and had thus come under a curse. Compare Colossians 3:4; Dissen, ad Pind. Ephesians 5:16, Colossians 4:5. on. 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. Note that God did not curse Christ because He hung on a tree, but Christ hung on a tree because God had cursed Him. And there is nothing that we can add to the price that Jesus paid on the cross. (Galatians 3:13-14 Cursed by Works or Blessed by Faith) The Judaizers had infiltrated the church and were undermining the very core of Christianity, namely, justification by faith alone in Christ alone . ", "Christ has done all that is necessary and his death is the means of making sinners free. The noun κατάρα is the abstract, and without the article points out that the curse which He became was full-not circumscribed or modified-wide as the curse of the law. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jec/galatians-3.html. See further Lightfoot’s additional note, p. 150, and Driver on Deut. 2013. 1897-1910. redeemed. The reference in the original is to the exposure of the body upon a stake or gibbet after death. 'Anathema' means 'set apart to God's glory,' but to the person's own destruction; "curse" [ Katara (Greek #2671)] is an execration. Not as sometimes put crudely by some, but certainly as a reality. The figure of a ransom, which this word conveys, is doubly appropriate in this connection. No element of the κατάρα that fell on the sinner is beyond the sphere or influence of the κατάρα which He became; γενόμενος-not under the curse originally, but filled with blessedness, the law having no claim on Him derived from previous or personal violation of any of its statutes. 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. 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. There is no further redemption being provided on a continuing basis, there is no cross on a continuing basis and there is no need for offering Christ on a continuing basis. Galatians 4:5. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/galatians-3.html. “Suffered”: The Greek word has the … 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. Since verses 23-29 bring this argument to its climax, it will be helpful to review briefly the groundwork Paul … Continue reading "Commentary on Galatians 3:23-29" c. Before w… 2. 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. p. 727, ed. 1874-1909. See note, 2 Corinthians 5:21. This chapter contains Paul's important argument about Abraham's faith and his 'offspring', a designation for "those belong to Jesus Christ". Greek. Our Saviour fulfilled the legal curse by hanging dead on the cross. One of the most momentous of these questions finds a solution. The curse of the law is its penalty of death, under which it holds us in terrible bondage. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. ", "Cursed [be] he that confirmeth not [all] the words of this law to do them. The literal application derives no countenance from the present passage, but is rather contradicted by it. Jesus got what He did not deserve; we got what He did deserve—the righteousness that is by faith.” Proof that κατάρα is true. “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. Alex. ii. As a result, all who try to live by the Old Law were under a divine curse. The manner of the death, besides being in consonance with prophecy, was a visible proof and symbol of its real nature; for “He bore our sins on His own body on the tree.” He bore the curse of a broken law, and the mode of His death signally showed that He became a curse, for, by being suspended on a stake, He became in the express terms of the law a curse. 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. He has taken what is on record against us and has nailed it to His cross, evidence that it has been paid. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? 1905. Rather it arose because He went to the cross to take our curse upon Himself. App-104. It is not the accumulated penalty for the whole mass of human disobedience, but rather an incidental defilement, contracted by an in-voluntary breach of a particular ceremonial precept. College Press, Joplin, MO. ", "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. 1. Thus we see that justification by faith is no new doctrine, but was taught in the church of … 8. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. A couple of verses in Deuteronomy picture this portion of Christ"s ministry to us on the cross. (Galatians 3:13-14) Show answer 4. It is by Christ acting in power to redeem us because of what He has done for us. "He neutralized the curse for them, so that they, on whom the curse rightfully falls because of their failure to keep the law, now become free from both its demands and its curse.... "Verse13thus represents Christ"s death as a vicarious bearing of the curse of the law which delivers his people from the same curse. God loved us, therefore he sent Christ, not to pay for us, but to help us, to lead by example. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". The Gentile Galatians, by putting themselves under it, were involving themselves in the curse from which Christ redeemed the Jews primarily, and through them the Gentiles. Copyright StatementCopyright 2008. So let’s go back to Romans 4 and let’s just see what we find here about Abraham. Matthew 20:28 (He ‘gave his life a ransom for many’); 1 Timothy 2:6; 1Cor. And now Paul gets to the essence of the salvation provided in Jesus Christ. 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. ii. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. There is also his explanation of the answer he gave to those who were offended because his disciples, hungry, had plucked some ears: The son of man is also Lord of the Sabbath (Cf Mt 12,1-8). 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. Remember, Romans is a commentary on Galatians. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". This deliverance is represented under the form of a ransom. On the one hand He was our representative, going there for us, and on the other He was our substitute, taking our place. To Him be all praise and glory, might, majesty, power and praise.. both now, and in the eternal ages to come, AMEN. ", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us. II. iii. All have sinned and all have fallen short of the glory and perfection of God.. and the wages of sin is death. 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. God promised Abraham, 'In your seed all nations shall be blessed'. 1879-90. οὕτω καὶ ὁ Χριστὸς ἐποίησεν. 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'. "Stanley Derickson - Notes on Selected Books". He became the curse that lay upon us, and thus ransomed us out of it. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". (See Note on Galatians 1:4.). "The Bible Study New Testament". 13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. [3,13-14] For that reason, the Lord Jesus Christ, who was going to grant freedom to the believers, did not observe to the letter some of those observances. Cursed is every one who has not kept the law- ἐπικατάρατος-Christ became κατάρα-not an accursed one, but curse. He became our substitute, taking our place. Those only are just or righteous who are freed from death and wrath, and restored into a state of life in the favour of God; and it is only through faith that persons become righteous. 7. The third theory, known as the Moral Influence Theory, was proposed by Abelard, a contemporary of Anholm. Galatians 3:13. Stallbaum. BibliographyIce, Rhoderick D. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". [Note: Morris, p106.]. Paul significantly omits the words ‘of God’ which are in the Septuagint and in the Hebrew. 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. For it is written, “Cursed is every one who hangs on a tree”.’. Galatians 3:13, NLT: "But Christ has rescued us from the curse pronounced by the law. The above rendering of the Hebrew (lit. (13) Christ hath redeemed us.—Better, Christ redeemed us. 6. Christ, the sinless One, died for sinful men. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/galatians-3.html. All the sins of His people were actually laid upon Him. Christ was no curse in Himself. Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that hangeth on a tree: The term redeemed has many thoughts. "For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them. Before they became Christians, they had triedto obey all of the very strict laws of M… Paul again quoted Deuteronomy ( Deuteronomy 21:23). See under Ephesians 1:7; Ephesians 5:2; Ephesians 5:25; Colossians 1:14. From the curse of the law.—From that curse which the Law pronounced upon all who failed to keep its precepts. Paul now turns to hope.Our hope is in the death of Christ to take our curse for us. 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. an insult, to God.” So many Jewish authorities. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". The "us" refers primarily to the JEWS, to whom the law principally appertained (cf. The decalogue was the absolute universal law itself, and all the Mosaic enactments were either special points of the decalogue, or special provisions for giving the decalogue efficiency. (Galatians 3:16) Show answer 5. But Paul’s real emphasis was that salvation is not works oriented and that the Galatians liberty … "That we might receive the promise of the Spirit" (Galatians 3:14) refers to both Jews and Gentiles. It was done in the past, on the cross and it remains done for all time. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". 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.". 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. Christ “bought off” the human race from the penalty of its sins, the price paid being His death. ἐπὶ ξύλου. Galatians 3:20, ESV: "Now an intermediary implies more than one, but God is one." i. p. 95, etc. And the price that Christ paid is sufficient. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Galatians 3:13. [Note: Fung, pp149-50. p. 277. Comp. The Law expressly declared that that criminal who died upon the cross or gibbet was an object of the divine wrath. It can be translated ransom - a price paid to another to gain something back from domination. 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