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But now to continue--the son who will receive his father's property is treated just like a slave while he is young, even though he really owns everything.
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As long as the heir is a child, he differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all,
Galatians 4:23,29 But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh: but he of the free woman was by promise. . . .
Genesis 24:2,3 And he said to the elder servant of his house, who was ruler over all he had: Put thy hand under my thigh, . . .
2 Kings 10:1,2 And Achab had seventy sons in Samaria: so Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, to the chief men of the city, and to the ancients, and to them that brought up Achab's children, saying: . . .
2 Kings 11:12 And he brought forth the king's son, and put the diadem upon him, and the testimony: and they made him king, and anointed him: and clapping their hands, they said: God save the king.
2 Kings 12:2 And Joas did that which was right before the Lord all the days that Joiada, the priest, taught him.
ContextSons and Heirs
1As long as the heir is a child, he differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all, 2But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed by the father.…
And if you be Christ's, then are you the seed of Abraham, heirs according to the promise.
But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed by the father.
1 John 5:10
He that believeth in the Son of God hath the testimony of God in himself. He that believeth not the Son maketh him a liar: because he believeth not in the testimony which God hath testified of his Son.
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