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1 Brethren, my heart's desire and my supplication to God is for them, that they may be saved. 1 Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.
2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. 2 For I can testify about them that they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge.
3 For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God. 3 Since they did not know the righteousness that comes from God and sought to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.
4 For Christ is the end of the law unto righteousness to every one that believeth. 4 Christ is the end of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.
5 For Moses writeth that the man that doeth the righteousness which is of the law shall live thereby. 5 Moses describes in this way the righteousness that is by the law: "The man who does these things will live by them."
6 But the righteousness which is of faith saith thus, Say not in thy heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down:) 6 But the righteousness that is by faith says: "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend into heaven?' " (that is, to bring Christ down)
7 or, Who shall descend into the abyss? (That is, to bring Christ up from the dead.) 7 "or 'Who will descend into the deep?' " (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead).
8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach: 8 But what does it say? "The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart," that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming:
9 because if thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus [as] Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved: 9 That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
10 for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.
11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be put to shame. 11 As the Scripture says, "Anyone who trusts in him will never be put to shame."
12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek: for the same [Lord] is Lord of all, and is rich unto all that call upon him: 12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile--the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him,
13 for, Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. 13 for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? 14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?
15 and how shall they preach, except they be sent? even as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things! 15 And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!"
16 But they did not all hearken to the glad tidings. For Isaiah saith, Lord, who hath believed our report? 16 But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our message?"
17 So belief [cometh] of hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ. 17 Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.
18 But I say, Did they not hear? Yea, verily, Their sound went out into all the earth, And their words unto the ends of the world. 18 But I ask: Did they not hear? Of course they did: "Their voice has gone out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world."
19 But I say, Did Israel not know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, With a nation void of understanding will I anger you. 19 Again I ask: Did Israel not understand? First, Moses says, "I will make you envious by those who are not a nation; I will make you angry by a nation that has no understanding."
20 And Isaiah is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I became manifest unto them that asked not of me. 20 And Isaiah boldly says, "I was found by those who did not seek me; I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me."
21 But as to Israel he saith, All the day long did I spread out my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people. 21 But concerning Israel he says, "All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and obstinate people."