Romans 9:3-4 NIV

3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my people, those of my own race,

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4 the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption to sonship; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises.

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