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Romans 10

1 Brothers, the desire of my heart and [my] prayer to God in their behalf [is] for salvation. 2 For I testify to them that they have [the] zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. 3 For being ignorant of the justice of God, and seeking to establish their own [justice], they have not submitted to the justice of God. 4 For the end of the law [is] Christ for justice to everyone believing. 5 For Moses writes that: The man having done the justice of the law shall zoe-live1 in them. 6 But the justice from belief he says thus: You should not say in your heart, who shall ascend into heaven? That is, to bring Christ down. 7 Or, Who will descend into the abyss2? That is, to bring Christ up from the dead. 8 But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart—that is, the word of faith which we proclaim. 9 For if you profess with your mouth [the] Lord Jesus, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with [the] heart one believes for justice, but with [the] mouth one professes for salvation. 11 For everyone believing upon him will not be shamed. 12 For there is no distinction of Jew and Greek, for he [is] Lord of all, being rich to all calling upon him. 13 For everyone who has called upon the name of the Lord will be saved. 14 How therefore may they call upon whom they have not believed? And how may they hear apart from [one] proclaiming? 15 And how may they proclaim unless they be sent? Just as it is written:
How lovely [are] the feet of those good-newsing peace,
Of those good-newsing good [things].

16 But not all have obeyed the good-news. For Isaiah says:

O Lord, who has believed our report?

17 Therefore belief [is] from hearing, and hearing through [the] word of Christ. 18 But I say, have they not heard? Rather:

Unto all the land their sound went out,
And to the four limits of the inhabited-world their words.

19 But I say, has Israel not known? First Moses says,

I will provoke you to jealousy upon [those who are] not [a] nation,
Upon [an] unintelligent nation will I anger you.

20 But Isaiah is bold and says,

I was found by those not seeking me,
I have become visible to those not asking me.

21 But to Israel he says:

The whole day have I stretched out my hands
To [a] people being disobedient and contradictory.

1from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.

2or "underworld"