|New International Version (© 2011)|
Brothers and sisters, my heart's desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.
King James Bible
Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.
American Standard Version
Brethren, my heart's desire and my supplication to God is for them, that they may be saved.
Young's Literal Translation
Brethren, the pleasure indeed of my heart, and my supplication that is to God for Israel, is -- for salvation;
Romans 10:1 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My heart's desire, etc. - Though the apostle knew that the Jews were now in a state of rejection, yet he knew also that they were in this state through their own obstinacy, and that God was still waiting to be gracious, and consequently, that they might still repent and turn to him. Of his concern for their salvation he had already given ample proof, when he was willing to become a sacrifice for their welfare, see Romans 9:3.
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Romans 9:1-3 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost...
Exodus 32:10,13 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of you a great nation...
1 Samuel 12:23 Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you...
1 Samuel 15:11,35 It repents me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments...
1 Samuel 16:1 And the LORD said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel?...
Jeremiah 17:16 As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow you: neither have I desired the woeful day; you know...
Jeremiah 18:20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dig a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before you to speak good for them...
Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kill the prophets, and stone them that are sent to you...
John 5:34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that you might be saved.
1 Corinthians 9:20-22 And to the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law...
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Romans 9:33 As it is written: "See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame."
Romans 10:2 For I can testify about them that they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge.