Vincent Word Studies - Galatians 3:17 - 3:17

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And this I say (τοῦτο δὲ λέγω)

Now I mean this. Not strictly the conclusion from Gal 3:15, Gal 3:16, since Paul does not use this phrase in drawing a conclusion (comp. 1Co 1:12, and τοῦτο δέ φημι, 1Co 7:29; 1Co 15:50). It is rather the application, for which the way was prepared in Gal 3:16, of the analogy of Gal 3:15 to the inviolable stability of God's covenant.

Four hundred and thirty years after

Bengel remarks: “The greatness of the interval increases the authority of the promise.”

To make of none effect (καταργῆσαι)

See on Rom 3:3.