St Paul, however, does not quote the passage to illustrate the mode of death, but the place on which a person hangs. γέγραπται Ἐπικατάρατος (Galatians 3:10) πᾶς ὁ κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου. The Jews, in contempt, call Him 'the hanged one' [ tolwiy (Hebrew #8518)], and Christians, 'worshippers of the hanged one;' and make it their great objection that He died the accursed death (Trypho, in Justin Martyr, p. 249; 1 Peter 2:24). Bähr and Hofmann suppose the words to be omitted on purpose to keep out the idea expressed, as, among other grounds, it might be a stumbling-block to the unsettled Galatians. Comp. ii. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". 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. Not as sometimes put crudely by some, but certainly as a reality. As a result, all who try to live by the Old Law were under a divine curse. 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. He had to become a man like His brethren save in sin, and to endure the penalty denounced on malefactors and hang on the accursed cross, as if He had been guilty like them.— γενόμενος κατάρα. p. 82. Christ redeemed us by dying in our place and He had the undiluted wrath of God poured out upon Him in our stead. He wrote in the Greek language. 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. For it is written, “Cursed is every one who hangs on a tree”.’. 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. 557). Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law. 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. ‘Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us. See Prof. Lightfoot's note on the subject. BibliographyEadie, John. The literalism of the Jews would require, by the Septuagint translation, that all these were cursed; and the other rendering was adopted to avert such appalling consequences. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. 1909-1922. This is in simple terms Paul"s Christian interpretation of Christ"s death on the cross." 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.”. So let’s go back to Romans 4 and let’s just see what we find here about Abraham. p. 277. The other: ‘Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree’ (Galatians 3:13). OEhler; in Justin Martyr, Dial. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Men needed a ransom, for the Law had left them prisoners under sentence of death, and Christ had Himself to pay the price. 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. On the possibility, however, that ὑπέρ may contain some thought of “instead of” see note at Philemon 1:13, with its illustration from the papyri, and Ell. It is wonderful to have a soft, tender heart before God. ii. The Law expressly declared that that criminal who died upon the cross or gibbet was an object of the divine wrath. Galatians 4:3-4). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jec/galatians-3.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/galatians-3.html. [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. But the good news is that Jesus Christ “redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us” (Galatians 3:13). 13. By His very dying on the cross Christ has revealed Himself as bearing a curse. Verse twelve was quite clear on the subject. Excur. They were a Celtic people who had migrated to that region from Gaul (modern France), in the third century B.C. Galatians is Paul writing Romans mad. "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". 2 Corinthians 5:21, “For he hath made Him to be sin for us who knew no sin”—i.e., treated as sinful One who was not sinful. And because He died we can live, for the curse of the Law has been removed from us and has been borne by Himself. p. 727, ed. He became the curse that lay upon us, and thus ransomed us out of it. The Apostle is writing to a Gentile (though Judaising) Church, and he does not wish to exclude any of his readers. If the Law shows every person to be under God"s curse, how can we escape God"s wrath? The preposition in a compound verb in the later Greek is not to be unduly pressed, as Ellicott remarks, and as Thiersch has illustrated, De Pent. God promised Abraham, 'In your seed all nations shall be blessed'. BibliographyIce, Rhoderick D. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". 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. 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. Here we are said to be redeemed out from ( εκ) the curse of the law. 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 it is written.—The way in which the curse of the Law fell upon Christ was through His death. 1874-1909. [Note: Morris, p106.]. The Expositor's Greek Testament. There it stopped short. But Christ has redeemed us. Hath redeemed us - Whether Jews or gentiles, at an high price. He became our substitute, taking our place. 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. 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. That curse lay on all mankind. Barnes's Galatians 3:13 Bible Commentary Christ hath redeemed us - The word used here ἐξηγόρασεν exēgorasen is not that which is usually employed in the New Testament to … The curse of Law is death and we are incapable of escaping its curse - and death is the birth-right of every man and every woman - but Christ paid the price in our stead. 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. The aorist verb ἐξηγόρασεν—“bought us out,” redeemed or ransomed-corresponds very much to the other terms employed elsewhere- λυτρόω, ἀπολύτρωσις. 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. III. 2013. Paul wrote this letter about 50 years after thebirth of Jesus. The ignominious death by which He died was one to which the curse of God specially attached. But it is not said that the actual load of human guilt was laid upon Him. (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 . 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. ἐπὶ ξύλου. It is no longer a fearful condemning finger, but a guide book to life (as it was originally meant to be). γενόμενος ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν κατάρα—“having become a curse for us,” γενόμενος having the stress upon it. 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. The curse had to be removed from off them as well as the Jews, that the blessing through Abraham might flow to them. The people called Galatianslived in part of the country that we now call Turkey. Only God Himself in the Person of Jesus Christ is able to redeem us (by faith) - and He did this by dying on a tree and becoming a curse in our place. Jesus got what He did not deserve; we got what He did deserve—the righteousness that is by faith.” A parenthetic justification from Deuteronomy 21:23 (Sept.) of the startling expression just used. i. p. 95, etc. The curse of the law is death and there is nothing that we can do to lift that curse or to pay the redemption price for our sin. Before, the law and it kept, was our only possible salvation, now that Christ has fulfilled that law, and given his life as atonement, we are free from the laws dominion and rule over us. 2 Corinthians 5:21 : ‘Him [Christ] who knew no sin He [God] made to be sin [stronger than sinner] for us (or, on our behalf); that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.’—‘For us,’ on our behalf, for our sakes. Paul’s rendering is derived from the Septuagint, and accords with Judges 9:57. This distinction is not observable here, however, and the word used here is employed in the proper sense of redeem. 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 fact that this redemption is in an aorist tense means that it was done at a point in time, that it is no longer going on. In Galatians 3, Paul makes an intricate exegetical argument about the priority of God’s promise to Abraham and its fulfillment in Jesus Christ, and about the provisional function of the law in relation to God’s promise. But some people have softer heads than hearts. 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). Written—Deuteronomy 21:23. And there is nothing that we can add to the price that Jesus paid on the cross. BibliographyPett, Peter. (That is why later they referred to Jesus derisively as ‘the hanged one’). The one specifies the guilt, the other the punishment. Compare Usteri, Paulin. 1879-90. The Hebrew of the clause is להִיםתָּלוּי ø כִּיאּ קִלְלַת אַ-for he that is hanged is accursed of God; the Greek, ὅτι κεκατηραμένος ὑπὸ θεοῦ πᾶς κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου. (Galatians 3:16) Show answer 5. For we have sinned, and He the sinless One has suffered for sin in our place, and we are redeemed precisely because He took our place. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. ], "Christ has done all that is necessary and his death is the means of making sinners free." [Note: Fung, pp149-50. He stood for the every one who continueth not, by becoming the very one who hung upon the tree.’. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, "For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them. Go to, 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"--, To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, exēgorasenis not that which is usually employed in the New Testament to denote redemption. 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. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/galatians-3.html. 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. Jesus Christ came to seek and save what was lost. p. 117. It offers reflective and incisive commentary on a wide range of issues, helping to sort through the maze of competing opinions, worldviews, ideologies and value systems. Hence the curse is of the universal law, and the us is all mankind. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The clear result is then that we are no longer under the Law’s jurisdiction. ", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. The "us" refers primarily to the JEWS, to whom the law principally appertained (cf. Thus we see that justification by faith is no new doctrine, but was taught in the church of … The reference in the original is to the exposure of the body upon a stake or gibbet after death. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of the author, except as provided by U.S.A. copyright laws. The idea is somewhat strengthened by the use of the substantive for the adjective. Us.—In the first instance, “the Jews,” but not to be confined too strictly to them. Through His death on the cross He has ‘redeemed us’, bought us out from under the curse by the sacrifice of Himself. The third theory, known as the Moral Influence Theory, was proposed by Abelard, a contemporary of Anholm. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Lehrb. 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. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Galatians 3:13 NKJV - Christ has redeemed us from the curse - Bible Gateway. Christ bore the accursed punishment, and thus took away the accursed guilt. Galatians 3:13. To be crucified was clearly evidence that they had come under the curse of God. iii. Do feel free to make copies for friends that might be interested as long as you do not make profit from the copies. Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, I. Note that God did not curse Christ because He hung on a tree, but Christ hung on a tree because God had cursed Him. Some do not like the idea of substitution but it is written plainly here (and in Mark 10:45). Cursed is every one who has not kept the law- ἐπικατάρατος-Christ became κατάρα-not an accursed one, but curse. It was done in the past, on the cross and it remains done for all time. For Christ was not Himself accursed of God, but only in a vicarious sense, that is, by the voluntary self-assumption of the curse of others, and in full harmony with the Father’s wish and will, who, far from hating his own beloved Son, delighted in His sacrifice on the cross as ‘a sweet-smelling savor’ (Ephesians 5:2), and in the execution of His own eternal purpose of redeeming mercy. 2012. "The Bible Study New Testament". And what he does, he gives the details in Romans; he makes the statements in Galatians. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". Compare Colossians 3:4; Dissen, ad Pind. This curse Christ took that He might redeem us from the first. 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'. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39). 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. ", "Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD. 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. In this study we see that Christ freed us from all those bonds and ties. Comp. The penalty for our sin is death:-and this is a death-penalty that we justly deserve. App-104. ῞ινα τοὺς ὑπὸ νόμον ἐξαγοράσῃ —“In order that He might redeem those under the law.” See under Galatians 3:13. 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. ( 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. This curse, he points out, did not arise from His own deserts. God alone can give peace, light, cheer. 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. There is nothing - absolutely NOTHING that we can do.. to redeem ourselves from the penalty of sin and be set free from the curse of the Law. Before they became Christians, they had triedto obey all of the very strict laws of M… Ephesians 5:16, Colossians 4:5. on. See note, 2 Corinthians 5:21. It is not said that His death was the actual punishment of that guilt. His being hanged on a tree proved that He was made a curse. (Galatians 3:13-14) Show answer 4. He was not pleasedwith them. 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. He has taken what is on record against us and has nailed it to His cross, evidence that it has been paid. All the sins of His people were actually laid upon Him. "Have ye suffered so many things in vain? 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). As Paul says elsewhere, ‘He who knew no sin, He made to be sin for us’ (2 Corinthians 5:21). And His death acted (in some inscrutable way) so as to propitiate the wrath of God. vol. 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. O foolish Galatians! 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. "That we might receive the promise of the Spirit" (Galatians 3:14) refers to both Jews and Gentiles. Jerome also makes allusion to an altercatio between Jason and Papiscus-a controversy referred to also by Celsus and Origen-in which the words in dispute are rendered λοιδορία θεοῦ. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". From the LXX. The curse of the law is its penalty of death, under which it holds us in terrible bondage. ", 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.". 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. 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”), This deliverance is represented under the form of a ransom. Rather well describes the eternality of the Word of God doesn"t it. BibliographySchaff, Philip. Elsewhere in the N.T., with the exception of its use in the phrase [τὸ] ξύλον [τῆς] ζωῆς, ξύλον always means dead wood. c. Before w… Difficult Bible Passages: Galatians 3:13. BibliographyConstable, Thomas. Still later, this last rendering served against Christians, as it enabled the Jews to hold that the crucified Jesus was an insult to God. Indeed He has blotted out the Law (the handwriting of ordinances) which condemned us (Colossians 2:14). 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. From the curse of the law - The curse of God, which the law denounces against all transgressors of it. And the price that Christ paid is sufficient. 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. § 96, Opera, vol. 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. It made, of course, no reference to crucifixion, which was a Roman mode of execution, not a Jewish. here, also Galatians 1:4, Galatians 2:20 notes. Galatians 4:5. 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"--. insert “of God”—”He that is hanged is cursed of God”—which St. Paul instinctively omits. 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’)…”. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/galatians-3.html. (Q) What does Galatians 3:13 mean? Being made , [ genomenos (Greek #1096)] - 'having become.'. 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. Our Saviour fulfilled the legal curse by hanging dead on the cross. 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 … (See Note on Galatians 1:4.). The figure of a ransom, which this word conveys, is doubly appropriate in this connection. For it is written, etc. Neither Jew nor Gentile who is in Christ is any more responsible to struggle to keep the ordinances of the Law. Comp. 5. “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. an insult, to God.” So many Jewish authorities. Acts 5:30; Acts 10:39; 1 Peter 2:24. 'He was called a curse for my sake who does away my curse' (Gregory Nazianzene). The idea is deliverance by ransom. The above rendering of the Hebrew (lit. Crucifixion was not a Jewish punishment, but the dead criminal was exposed on a stake by the hands. Sac. The one: ‘Cursed is every one that continueth not,’ etc. In this case Christ has done both. On the one hand He was our representative, going there for us, and on the other He was our substitute, taking our place. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". Shalom, I humbly submit for review consideration testing and sharpening. Did the law of Moses make void the promise to Abraham? See what is said under Galatians 1:4. "Commentary on Galatians 3:13". Christ, the sinless One, died for sinful men. 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. 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. Riddle: ‘Two curses are mentioned by Paul. ", The second passage relates to the curse upon any that does not follow the entire law. The citation is thus made as to sense-a citation the force and truth of which his readers must at once admit. ", "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. p. 327, ed. 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. 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. Browse Sermons on Galatians 3:13-14. 2 Corinthians 5:21. That word is, lutroōThe difference between them mainly is, that the word used here more usually relates to a purchase of any kind; the other is used strictly with reference to a ransom. 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