Romans 11:1-6 DBY

1 I say then, Has God cast away his people? Far be the thought. For *I* also am an Israelite, of [the] seed of Abraham, of [the] tribe of Benjamin.
2 God has not cast away his people whom he foreknew. Know ye not what the scripture says in [the history of] Elias, how he pleads with God against Israel? a

References for Romans 11:2

    • Ă 11:2 - See 1Kings 19.14-18.
      3 Lord, they have killed thy prophets, they have dug down thine altars; and *I* have been left alone, and they seek my life.
      4 But what says the divine answer to him? I have left to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed knee to Baal. b

      References for Romans 11:4

        • ă 11:4 - 'Baal' has the feminine article. It was adored in Syria in masculine and feminine characters.
          5 Thus, then, in the present time also there has been a remnant according to election of grace.
          6 But if by grace, no longer of works: since c [otherwise] grace is no more grace.

          References for Romans 11:6

            • Ą 11:6 - See Note, Matt. 18.32.