Bible: Romans 9:3-5

9:3 For I could wish 1  that I myself were accursed – cut off from Christ – for the sake of my people, 2  my fellow countrymen, 3  9:4 who are Israelites. To them belong 4  the adoption as sons, 5  the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple worship, 6  and the promises. 9:5 To them belong the patriarchs, 7  and from them, 8  by human descent, 9  came the Christ, 10  who is God over all, blessed forever! 11  Amen.

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