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1 I'm speaking the truth in Christ—I'm not lying, as my conscience assures me with the Holy Spirit:
I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit—
2 I have great sadness and constant pain in my heart.
I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.
3 I wish I could be cursed, cut off from Christ if it helped my brothers and sisters, who are my flesh-and-blood relatives.
For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my own people, my kindred according to the flesh.
4 They are Israelites. The adoption as God's children, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the Law, the worship, and the promises belong to them.
They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises;
5 The Jewish ancestors are theirs, and the Christ descended from those ancestors. He is the one who rules over all things, who is God, and who is blessed forever. Amen.
to them belong the patriarchs, and from them, according to the flesh, comes the Messiah, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
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