16However, they 1did not allheed the agoodnews; for Isaiahsays, "2LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?"
17Sofaith comes from 3hearing, and hearing by 4the wordbof Christ.
But I say, surely they have neverheard, have they? Indeed they have; "5THEIR VOICE HAS GONE OUT INTO ALL THE EARTH, AND THEIR WORDS TO THE ENDS OF THE cWORLD."
But I say, surelyIsrael did not know, did they? FirstMosessays, "6I WILL 7MAKE YOU JEALOUS BY THAT WHICH IS NOT A NATION, BY A NATIONWITHOUTUNDERSTANDING WILL I ANGER20
And Isaiah is verybold and says, "8I WAS FOUND BY THOSE WHO DID NOT SEEK ME, I BECAMEMANIFEST TO THOSE WHO DID NOT ASK FOR ME."
But as for Israel He says, "9ALL THE DAY LONG I HAVE STRETCHED OUT MY HANDS TO A DISOBEDIENT AND OBSTINATEPEOPLE."