Romans 9:31
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English Standard Version
but that Israel who pursued a law that would lead to righteousness did not succeed in reaching that law.

King James Bible
But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

American Standard Version
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Israel, by following after the law of justice, is not come unto the law of justice.

English Revised Version
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

Weymouth New Testament
while the descendants of Israel, who were in pursuit of a Law that could give righteousness, have not arrived at one.

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followed.

Romans 9:30-32 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness...

Romans 10:2-4 For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge...

Galatians 3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life...

Philippians 3:6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

hath.

Romans 3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 4:14,15 For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect...

Romans 11:7 What then? Israel has not obtained that which he seeks for; but the election has obtained it, and the rest were blinded.

Galatians 3:10,11 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written...

Galatians 5:3,4 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law...

James 2:10,11 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all...

Cross References
Isaiah 51:1
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD: look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug.

Romans 3:27
Then what becomes of our boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith.

Romans 9:30
What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith;

Romans 10:2
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

Romans 10:20
Then Isaiah is so bold as to say, "I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me."

Romans 11:7
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,

Galatians 5:4
You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.

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