Galatians 4:24

24 1aThis is allegorically speaking, for these women are two covenants: one proceeding from bMount Sinai bearing children 2who are to be cslaves; 3she is Hagar.

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Galatians 4:24 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 These things are being taken figuratively: The women represent two covenants. One covenant is from Mount Sinai and bears children who are to be slaves: This is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 Now this may be interpreted allegorically: these women are two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery; she is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

24 Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.

Galatians 4:24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

24 These two women serve as an illustration of God’s two covenants. The first woman, Hagar, represents Mount Sinai where people received the law that enslaved them.

Galatians 4:24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

24 which things are symbolic. For these are the two covenants: the one from Mount Sinai which gives birth to bondage, which is Hagar—

Galatians 4:24 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 This story teaches something else: The two women are like the two agreements between God and his people. One agreement is the law that God made on Mount Sinai, and the people who are under this agreement are like slaves. The mother named Hagar is like that agreement.

Galatians 4:24 — American Standard Version (ASV)

24 Which things contain an allegory: for these women are two covenants; one from mount Sinai, bearing children unto bondage, which is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 Which things have an allegorical sense; for these are two covenants: one from mount Sinai, gendering to bondage, which is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 I’m going to use these historical events as an illustration. The women illustrate two arrangements.The one woman, Hagar, is the arrangement made on Mount Sinai. Her children are born into slavery.

Galatians 4:24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 These things are illustrations, for the women represent the two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai and bears children into slavery—this is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 Now this is an allegory: these women are two covenants. One woman, in fact, is Hagar, from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery.

Galatians 4:24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 which things are spoken allegorically, for these women are two covenants, one from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery, who is Hagar.

Galatians 4:24 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

24 Those things can be taken as examples. The two women stand for two covenants. One covenant comes from Mount Sinai. It gives birth to children who are going to be slaves. It is Hagar.

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