I tell the truth in Messiah. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Ruach HaKodesh,
that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart.
For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Messiah for my brothers' sake, my relatives according to the flesh,
who are Yisra'elites; whose is the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the service, and the promises;
whose are the fathers, and of whom is Messiah as concerning the flesh, who is over all, God, blessed forever. Amein.
But it is not as though the word of God has come to nothing. For they are not all Yisra'el, that are of Yisra'el.
Neither, because they are Avraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Yitzchak will your seed be called."
That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as a seed.
For this is a word of promise, "At the appointed time I will come, and Sarah will have a son."
Not only so, but Rivka also conceived by one, by our father Yitzchak.
For being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him who calls,
it was said to her, "The elder will serve the younger."
Even as it is written, "Ya`akov I loved, but Esav I hated."