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Galatians 6:2 - Carry each other's burdens

NIV Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
KJV Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
NASB Bear one another's burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.
Galatians 6:2


Christians are continually (present tense) to bear one another's burdens. Bear has the thought of carrying with endurance, and burdens is from baros, which refers to heavy loads that are difficult to lift and carry. Used metaphorically, as here, it represents any difficulty or problem a person has trouble coping with.

MacArthur, J. (1996, c1987). Galatians. Includes indexes. (180). Chicago: Moody Press.

"law of Christ"

The law of Christ is to love one another as He loves us. See 5:14; John 13:34; 15:12.

Spirit filled life study Bible. 1997, c1991 (electronic ed.). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

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