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These things can be understood as a figure: the two women represent two covenants. The one whose children are born in slavery is Hagar, and she represents the covenant made at Mount Sinai.
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Which things are said by an allegory. For these are the two testaments. The one from Mount Sina, engendering unto bondage, which is Agar.
Ezekiel 20:49 And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God: they say of me: Doth not this man speak by parables?
Hosea 11:10 They shall walk after the Lord, he shall roar as a lion: because he shall roar, and the children of the sea shall fear.
Matthew 13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.
1 Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
Hebrews 11:19 Accounting that God is able to raise up even from the dead. Whereupon also he received him for a parable.
Galatians 4:25 For Sina is a mountain in Arabia, which hath affinity to that Jerusalem which now is: and is in bondage with her children.
Luke 22:19,20 And taking bread, he gave thanks and brake and gave to them, saying: This is my body, which is given for you. Do this for a commemoration of me. . . .
1 Corinthians 10:4 And all drank the same spiritual drink: (And they drank of the spiritual rock that followed them: and the rock was Christ.)
Galatians 3:15-21 Brethren (I speak after the manner of man), yet a man's testament, if it be confirmed, no man despiseth nor addeth to it. . . .
Hebrews 7:22 By so much is Jesus made a surety of a better testament.
Hebrews 8:6-13 But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises. . . .
Hebrews 9:15-24 And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance. . . .
Hebrews 10:15-18 And the Holy Ghost also doth testify this to us. For after that he said: . . .
Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.
Hebrews 13:20 And may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great pastor of the sheep, our Lord Jesus Christ, in the blood of the everlasting testament,
Galatians 5:1 Stand fast and be not held again under the yoke of bondage.
Romans 8:15 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba (Father).
Genesis 16:3,4,8,15,16 She took Agar the Egyptian her handmaid, ten years after they first dwelt in the land of Chanaan, and gave her to her husband to wife. . . .
Genesis 21:9-13 And when Sara had seen the son of Agar, the Egyptian, playing with Isaac, her son, she said to Abraham: . . .
Genesis 25:12 These are the generations of Ismael the son of Abraham, whom Agar the Egyptian, Sara's servant, bore unto him:
ContextHagar and Sarah
…23But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh: but he of the free woman was by promise. 24Which things are said by an allegory. For these are the two testaments. The one from Mount Sina, engendering unto bondage, which is Agar. 25For Sina is a mountain in Arabia, which hath affinity to that Jerusalem which now is: and is in bondage with her children.…
And he said: The Lord came from Sinai, and from Seir he rose up to us: he hath appeared from mount Pharan, and with him thousands of saints. In his right hand a fiery law.
1 Corinthians 10:11
Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
So we also, when we were children, were serving under the elements of the world.
For Sina is a mountain in Arabia, which hath affinity to that Jerusalem which now is: and is in bondage with her children.
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