31 but Israel, 1pursuing a law of righteousness, did not 2arrive at that law.
32 Why *? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over 3the stumbling stone,
33 just as it is written, "4BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION 5A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE, 6AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM 7WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."