Romans 10:1-6 DBY

1 Brethren, the delight a of my own heart and my supplication which [I address] to God for them b is for salvation.

References for Romans 10:1

    • ð 10:1 - i.e. his good pleasure, the thought that delighted him. The order of the words gives the force of 'own,' or an emphatic 'my.' The connection of the beginning of the phrase with 'for salvation' is not very grammatical; but this abruptness of style is usual with Paul. See Note, ch. 9.3.
    • ñ 10:1 - Some authorities have 'for Israel,' but 'for them' is the more correct reading, and, occupied as the apostle is with his subject, is far more beautiful. 'For salvation' is perhaps a little obscure; but what he says is, what would satisfy his heart was that; and his prayers tended that way, not to their judgment, evil as they were, and rejecters of Christ. But the judgment was not yet revealed.
      2 For I bear them witness that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
      3 For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own [righteousness], have not submitted to the righteousness of God.
      4 For Christ is [the] end of law for righteousness to every one that believes.
      5 For Moses lays down in writing the righteousness which is of the law, c The man who has practised those things shall live by them.

      References for Romans 10:5

        • ò 10:5 - See Lev. 18.5.
          6 But the righteousness of faith speaks thus: d Do not say in thine heart, Who shall ascend to the heavens? that is, to bring Christ down;

          References for Romans 10:6

            • ó 10:6 - See Deut. 30.12-14.