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New Defender's Study Bible Notes

6:2 burdens. There is a superficial contradiction between Galatians 6:2 (“bear ye one another’s burdens”) and Galatians 6:5 (“every man shall bear his own burden”). However, the Greek words are different. In verse 2, the word means “human frailties”; in verse 5, it means “responsibility.” That is, we should help one another as needed, but not depend on others to do what we can well do for ourselves.

6:2 law of Christ. “The law of Christ” is that of love (Galatians 5:14; John 13:34).

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