Romans 9:3
Good News Translation
for my people, my own flesh and blood! For their sake I could wish that I myself were under God's curse and separated from Christ.

Contemporary English Version
I would gladly be placed under God's curse and be separated from Christ for the good of my own people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh:

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For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh:

I could.

Exodus 32:32 Or if thou do not, strike me out of the book that thou hast written.

were.

Deuteronomy 21:23 His body shall not remain upon the tree, but shall be buried the same day: for he is accursed of God that hangeth on a tree: and thou shalt not defile thy land, which the Lord thy God shall give thee in possession.

Joshua 6:17,18 And let this city be an anathema, and all things that are in it, to the Lord. Let only Rahab, the harlot, live, with all that are with her in the house: for she hid the messengers whom we sent. . . .

1 Samuel 14:24,44 And the men of Israel were joined together that day: and Saul adjured the people, saying: Cursed be the man that shall eat food till evening, till I be revenged of my enemies. So none of the people tasted any food. . . .

Galatians 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.

Galatians 3:10,13 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

accursed.

Romans 11:1 I say then: Hath 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 He answered: Thou art my bone and my flesh. And after the days of one month were expired,

Esther 8:6 For how can I endure the murdering and slaughter of my people?

Acts 7:23-26 And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren, the children of Israel. . . .

Acts 13:26 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Context
Paul's Concern for the Jews
2That I have great sadness and continual sorrow in my heart. 3For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh: 4Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises:…
Cross References
Exodus 32:32
Or if thou do not, strike me out of the book that thou hast written.

2 Samuel 18:33
The king therefore being much moved, went up to the high chamber over the gate, and wept. And as he went he spoke in this manner: My son Absalom, Absalom my son: would to God that I might die for thee, Absalom my son, my son Absalom.

Acts 22:5
As the high priest doth bear me witness and all the ancients. From whom also receiving letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus, that I might bring them bound from thence to Jerusalem to be punished.

Acts 28:21
But they said to him: We neither received letters concerning thee from Judea: neither did any of the brethren that came hither relate or speak any evil of thee.

Romans 1:3
Concerning his Son, who was made to him of the seed of David, according to the flesh,

Romans 9:2
That I have great sadness and continual sorrow in my heart.

Romans 11:14
If, by any means, I may provoke to emulation them who are my flesh and may save some of them.

Romans 16:7
Salute Andronicus and Junias, my kinsmen and fellow prisoners: who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.

Romans 16:11
Salute them that are of Aristobulus' household. Salute Herodian, my kinsman. Salute them that are of Narcissus' household, who are in the Lord.

Romans 16:21
Timothy, my fellow labourer, saluteth you: and Lucius and Jason and Sosipater, my kinsmen.

1 Corinthians 12:3
Wherefore, I give you to understand that no man, speaking by the Spirit of God, saith Anathema to Jesus. And no man can say The Lord Jesus, but by the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 16:22
If any man love not our Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema, maranatha.

2 Corinthians 12:15
But I most gladly will spend and be spent myself for your souls: although loving you more, I be loved less.

Galatians 1:8
But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.

Galatians 1:9
As we said before, so now I say again: If any one preach to you a gospel, besides that which you have received, let him be anathema.

Ephesians 6:5
Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ.

Additional Translations
For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my own flesh and blood,

For I could wish myself to be a curse, separated from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh,

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

For I could wish that I myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren's sake, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

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

For I could wish that I myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren's sake, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

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

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

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

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