10 1 He handleth the effects of election, 3 that some refuse, and some embrace. 4 Christ, who is the end of the Law. 15 He showeth that Moses foretold the calling of the Gentiles,  20 and Isaiah the hardening of the Jews.

Brethren, [a]mine hearts desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.

For I bear them record that they have the zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

[b]For they, [c]being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and going about to [d]establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 10:1 Purposing to set forth in the Jews an example of marvelous obstinacy, he useth an insinuation.
  2. Romans 10:3 The first entrance into the vocation unto salvation, is to renounce our own righteousness: the next is, to embrace that righteousness by faith, which God freely offereth us the Gospel.
  3. Romans 10:3 The ignorance of the Law which we ought to know, excuseth none before God, especially it excuseth not them that are of his household.
  4. Romans 10:3 Ignorance hath always pride joined with it.

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