Romans 10:2

For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
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Ambrose of Milan

AD 397
I know that you [Emperor Theodosius I] are Godfearing, merciful, gentle and calm, that you have the faith and fear of God in your heart, but often some things escape our notice. Some people have a zeal for God but not according to knowledge. Care must be taken … lest this condition steal upon pious souls.

Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
For, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God."

Gennadius of Constantinople

AD 471
Having once been one of them himself, Paul understood and bore witness that the Jews fought against the gospel out of zeal for God, yet it was a zeal uninformed by true knowledge. .

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
According to knowledge The Jews ran with ardour in the paths of the law, but saw not whither they were going; they followed the law, but did not know whither it conducted them. (Calmet)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Should not the Jews be excused if they have erred because of some misguided zeal? Notice how Paul goes on to remove this excuse from them.

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
For "says he, "being ignorant of (the righteousness of) God, and going about to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God; for Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth."

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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