Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
What then shall we say? That they of the nations, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained righteousness, but the righteousness that is on the principle of faith.
For I bear them witness that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law;
as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which is in the law, found blameless;
Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law is knowledge of sin.
For if they which are of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.
What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,
For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;
And I witness again to every man who is circumcised, that he is debtor to do the whole law.
For whoever shall keep the whole law and shall offend in one point, he has come under the guilt of breaking all.