Romans 9:3

3 For I could almost wish a to be cursed b and cut off
Lit were anathema
from the
Messiah: Or the Christ; the Greek word Christos means "the anointed one".
Messiah for the benefit of my
brother(s): The Greek word adelphoi can be used as a reference to males only or to groups that include males and females. It is the context of each usage that determines the proper meaning.
brothers, my own flesh and blood.
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