For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
Treasury of Scripture
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.
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.
ContextPaul'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.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
For I could wish that I myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren's sake, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
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;
King James Bible
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the 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,