1 tn Or “who pursued.” The participle could be taken adverbially or adjectivally.
2 tn Or “a legal righteousness,” that is, a righteousness based on law. This translation would treat the genitive δικαιοσύνης (dikaiosunh") as an attributed genitive (see ExSyn 89-91).
3 tn Grk “has not attained unto the law.”
4 tn Grk “Why? Because not by faith but as though by works.” The verb (“they pursued [it]”) is to be supplied from the preceding verse for the sake of English style; yet a certain literary power is seen in Paul’s laconic style.
5 tc Most
tn Grk “but as by works.”
6 tn Grk “the stone of stumbling.”