Brothers, my heart's deepest desire and my prayer to God for Isra'el is for their salvation;
for I can testify to their zeal for God. But it is not based on correct understanding;
for, since they are unaware of God's way of making people righteous and instead seek to set up their own, they have not submitted themselves to God's way of making people righteous.
For the goal at which the Torah aims is the Messiah, who offers righteousness to everyone who trusts.
For Moshe writes about the righteousness grounded in the Torah that the person who does these things will attain life through them. k
Moreover, the righteousness grounded in trusting says: "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend to heaven?'" that is, to bring the Messiah down -