Romans 9:3
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New International Version
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,


New American Standard Bible
For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,


King James Bible
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:


Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I could almost wish to be cursed and cut off from the Messiah for the benefit of my brothers, my own flesh and blood.


International Standard Version
for I could wish that I myself were condemned and cut off from the Messiah for the sake of my brothers, my own people,


American Standard Version
For I could wish that I myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren's sake, my kinsmen according to the flesh:


Douay-Rheims Bible
For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren, who are my kinsmen according to the flesh,


Darby Bible Translation
for I have wished, I myself, to be a curse from the Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen, according to flesh;


Young's Literal Translation
for I was wishing, I myself, to be anathema from the Christ -- for my brethren, my kindred, according to the flesh,
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Context
Paul's Concern for the Jews

1I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, 2That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. 3For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh: 4Who are Israelites; to whom pertains the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises; 5Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.
Cross References
Exodus 32:32
Yet now, if you will forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray you, out of your book which you have written.


2 Samuel 18:33
And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died for you, O Absalom, my son, my son!


Acts 22:5
As also the high priest does bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters to the brothers, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound to Jerusalem, for to be punished.


Acts 28:21
And they said to him, We neither received letters out of Judaea concerning you, neither any of the brothers that came showed or spoke any harm of you.


Romans 1:3
Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;


Romans 9:2
That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.


Romans 11:14
If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.


Romans 16:7
Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellow-prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.


Romans 16:11
Salute Herodion my kinsman. Greet them that be of the household of Narcissus, which are in the Lord.


Romans 16:21
Timotheus my workfellow, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you.


Treasury of Scripture

For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

I could.

Exodus 32:32 Yet now, if you will forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray you, out of your book which you have written.

were.

Deuteronomy 21:23 His body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall in any wise bury him that day...

Joshua 6:17,18 And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live...

1 Samuel 14:24,44 And the men of Israel were distressed that day: for Saul had adjured the people, saying...

Galatians 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than that which we have preached to you, let him be accursed.

Galatians 3:10,13 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written...

accursed. or, separated. my kinsmen.

Romans 11:1 I say then, Has God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

Genesis 29:14 And Laban said to him, Surely you are my bone and my flesh. And he stayed with him the space of a month.

Esther 8:6 For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?

Acts 7:23-26 And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brothers the children of Israel...

Acts 13:26 Men and brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and whoever among you fears God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

Strong's Concordance
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
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Romans Chapter 9 Verse 3

Alphabetical: according accursed and brethren brothers Christ could cursed cut flesh For from I kinsmen my myself of off own race sake separated that the those to were wish

NT Letters: Romans 9:3 For I could wish that I myself (Rom. Ro)
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