Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers' sake, my relatives according to the flesh,

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 Version

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

Holman 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,

A Conservative Version

For I wished I myself to be accursed from the Christ, for my brothers, my kinsmen according to flesh,

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:

Amplified

For [if it were possible] I would wish that I myself were accursed, [separated, banished] from Christ for the sake [of the salvation] of my brothers, my natural kinsmen,

An Understandable Version

For I could wish that I, personally, were cut off from Christ [and lost] for the sake of my brothers, who are my physical relatives,

Anderson New Testament

for I could wish my self to be accursed from Christ, for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh;

Bible in Basic English

For I have a desire to take on myself the curse for my brothers, my family in the flesh:

Common New Testament

For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I could wish to be as one anathematiz'd from the christian church for my brethren, who are of the same race as my self,

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

For I would pray, that I myself might be an offering from Christ; in behalf of my brethren, my kindred according to the flesh:

Goodspeed New Testament

for I could wish myself accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my natural kindred.

John Wesley New Testament

For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ, for my brethren, my kinsmen after the flesh:

Julia Smith Translation

For I myself was praying to be anathema from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I could wish myself to be accursed from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my fellow countrymen according to the flesh,

Modern King James verseion

For I myself was wishing to be accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I have wished myself to be cursed from Christ, for my brethren and my kinsmen as pertaining to the flesh:

Moffatt New Testament

I could have wished myself accursed and banished from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my natural kinsmen;

Montgomery New Testament

For I was on the point of praying to be accursed from Christ on behalf of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.

NET Bible

For I could wish that I myself were accursed -- cut off from Christ -- for the sake of my people, my fellow countrymen,

New Heart English Bible

For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers' sake, my relatives according to the flesh,

Noyes New Testament

For I could wish to be myself accursed and cast out from Christ in behalf of my brethren, my kinsmen as to the flesh;

Sawyer New Testament

for I have wished that I was myself accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kindred according to the flesh,

The Emphasized Bible

For I could have wished to be accursed, even I myself, from the Christ, in behalf of my brethren my kinsmen according to the flesh; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For could I myself wish that an anathema should be from Christ upon my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh?

Twentieth Century New Testament

I could wish that I were myself accursed and severed from the Christ, for the sake of my Brothers-my own countrymen.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

For I could pray to be accursed from Christ on behalf of my brethren, my human kinsfolk--for such the Israelites are.

Williams New Testament

for I could wish myself accursed, even cut off from Christ, for the sake of my brothers, my natural kinsmen.

Worrell New Testament

(for I was wishing myself to be a curse from Christ) for my brethren, my kinsmen according to flesh;

Worsley New Testament

for I could wish that I myself were made a curse after the manner of Christ, for my brethren, my kindred according to the flesh;

Youngs Literal Translation

for I was wishing, I myself, to be anathema from the Christ -- for my brethren, my kindred, according to the flesh,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

εὔχομαι 
Euchomai 
Usage: 7


Usage: 0

εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

ἀνάθεμα 
Anathema 
Usage: 6

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

συγγενής 
Suggenes 
Usage: 9

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

Context Readings

Israel's Rejection

2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers' sake, my relatives according to the flesh, 4 who are Israelites; whose is the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the service, and the promises;


Cross References

Exodus 32:32

Yet now, if you will, forgive their sin -- and if not, please blot me out of your book which you have written."

Galatians 1:8

But even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you any "good news" other than that which we preached to you, let him be cursed.

Romans 11:14

if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh, and may save some of them.

1 Corinthians 12:3

Therefore I make known to you that no man speaking by God's Spirit says, "Jesus is accursed." No one can say, "Jesus is Lord," but by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If any man doesn't love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be accursed. Come, Lord!

Genesis 29:14

Laban said to him, "Surely you are my bone and my flesh." He lived with him for a month.

Deuteronomy 21:23

his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him the same day; for he who is hanged is accursed of God; that you don't defile your land which Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance.

Joshua 6:17-18

The city shall be devoted, even it and all that is in it, to Yahweh. Only Rahab the prostitute shall live, she and all who are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.

1 Samuel 14:24

The men of Israel were distressed that day; for Saul had adjured the people, saying, "Cursed is the man who eats any food until it is evening, and I am avenged of my enemies." So none of the people tasted food.

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul said, "God do so and more also; for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

Esther 8:6

For how can I endure to see the evil that would come to my people? How can I endure to see the destruction of my relatives?"

Acts 7:23-26

But when he was forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brothers, the children of Israel.

Acts 13:26

Brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, the word of this salvation is sent out to you.

Romans 11:1

I ask then, did God reject his people? May it never be! For I also am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written, "Cursed is everyone who doesn't continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them."

Galatians 3:13

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us. For it is written, "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree,"

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