Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
What will we say then? That the Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness from faith.
For I testify to them that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Is the law therefore against the promises of God? May it not happen! For if a law was given that could make alive, truly righteousness would be from law.
regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in law, having become blameless.
Because from works of law no flesh will be made right before him, for through law is knowledge of sin.
For if those from law are heirs, faith has been made void, and the promise has been made useless.
What then? What Israel seeks, this it did not obtain. But the chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened,
For as many as are from works of law are under a curse, for it is written, Cursed is every man who does not continue in all things written in the book of the law, to do them.
And I solemnly declare again to every man who is circumcised, that he is obligated to do the whole law.
For whoever keeps the whole law, and stumbles on one, he has become guilty of all.