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10 Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.[a] I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but it is not enlightened. For, being ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness.

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  1. 10.1 Paul is afraid he has spoken too strongly of their sins, so he declares his love for Israel.

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