🎙️ How to Understand Paul’s Midrash in Romans 9

The word midrash comes from the Hebrew דרשׁ (darash), which means to search diligently for something that is not in plain sight. A verse in Deuteronomy captures the essence of the mysterious nature of God and His Word. “You will seek the Lord your God, and you will find Him if you search [דרשׁ] for Him with all your heart and all your soul” (Dt 4:29). Halachic midrash uses methods to draw out this hidden meaning.



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