Galatians 3

O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes YHWH haMashiach hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

2 This only would I learn of you, “Received you the Spirit by the works of the law (torah), or by the hearing of faith?

3 Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect by the flesh?

4 Have you suffered so many things in vain? If it be yet in vain.

5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law (torah), or by the hearing of faith?

6 Even as Avraham believed God (Elohim, יהוה (YHWH)), and it was accounted to him for righteousness. – Gen. 15:6

7 Know you therefore that they who are of faith, the same are the children of Avraham.

8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God (Elohim) would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel (good news) unto Avraham, saying, “In you shall all nations be blessed.” – Gen. 12:3

9 So then they who be of faith are blessed with faithful Avraham.

10 For as many as are of the works of the law (torah) are under the curse; for it is written, “Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the B28bbook of the law (sefer hatorah) to do them.” – Deu. 27:26

11 But that no man is justified by the law (torah) in the sight of God (Elohim), it is evident; for, “The just shall live by faith.” – Hab. 2:4

12 And the law (torah) is not of faith; but, “The man that doeth them shall live in them.” – Lev. 18:5

13 The Messiah (haMashiach) hath redeemed us from the curse pronounced in the B28alaw (torah), being made a curse for us; for it is written, “Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree (stake);” – Deu. 21:22–23, Deu. Chp. 27, 28

14 That the blessing of Avraham might come on the Gentiles (Goyim) through YHWH haMashiach; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; though it be but a man’s covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

16 Now to Avraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, “And to seeds,” as of many; but as of one, “And to your seed,” who is the Messiah (haMashiach). – Gen. 22:18, 26:4

17 And this I say: The B28alaw (torah) which came into existance four hundred and thirty years later, cannot disannul the covenant (berit) that was confirmed before by God (Elohim, יהוה (YHWH)) in Messiah (Mashiach), that it should make the promise of none effect.

18 For if the inheritance be of the law (torah), it is no more of promise; but God (Elohim) gave it to Avraham by promise.

19 Wherefore then does the B28alaw (torah) serveth? It was added because of transgressions, till the Seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God (Elohim, יהוה (YHWH)) is one.

21 Is the law (torah) then against the promises of God (Elohim)? God (Elohim) forbid; for if there had been a law (torah) given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law (torah).

22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of YHWH haMashiach might be given to them that believe. – Rom. 4:16

23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law (torah), shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.

24 Wherefore the law (torah) was our schoolmaster to bring us unto the Messiah (haMashiach), that we might be justified by faith.

25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.

26 For you are all the children of God (Elohim) by faith in the Messiah (haMashiach) YHWH.

27 For as many of you as have been baptized into the Messiah (haMashiach) have put on the Messiah (haMashiach).

28 There is neither Jew (Yehudi) nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in the Messiah (haMashiach) YHWH.

29 And if you be Messiah (Mashiach)’s, then are you Avraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise. – Eph. 3:6