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10:3 being ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God. Paul contrasts the divinely established righteousness with a person’s efforts to establish one’s own. See “Faith and Works” at James 2:24.
establish. Covenant language (Gen. 6:18; 17:7). Even in the context of the covenant God had made with them, they perverted His grace by seeing it as dependent on their own law-keeping.