Romans 11:25-36 NLT

25 I want you to understand this mystery, dear brothers and sisters,a so that you will not feel proud about yourselves. Some of the people of Israel have hard hearts, but this will last only until the full number of Gentiles comes to Christ.

References for Romans 11:25

    • 11:25 - Greek brothers.
      26 And so all Israel will be saved. As the Scriptures say, “The one who rescues will come from Jerusalem,b and he will turn Israelc away from ungodliness.

      References for Romans 11:26

        • 11:26 - Greek from Zion.
        • 11:26 - Greek Jacob.
          27 And this is my covenant with them, that I will take away their sins.”d

          References for Romans 11:27

            • 11:27 - Isa 59:20-21; 27:9 (Greek version).
              28 Many of the people of Israel are now enemies of the Good News, and this benefits you Gentiles. Yet they are still the people he loves because he chose their ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
              29 For God’s gifts and his call can never be withdrawn.
              30 Once, you Gentiles were rebels against God, but when the people of Israel rebelled against him, God was merciful to you instead.
              31 Now they are the rebels, and God’s mercy has come to you so that they, too, will sharee in God’s mercy.

              References for Romans 11:31

                • 11:31 - Other manuscripts read will now share; still others read will someday share.
                  32 For God has imprisoned everyone in disobedience so he could have mercy on everyone.
                  33 Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways!
                  34 For who can know the ’s thoughts? Who knows enough to give him advice?f

                  References for Romans 11:34

                    • 11:34 - Isa 40:13 (Greek version).
                      35 And who has given him so much that he needs to pay it back?g

                      References for Romans 11:35

                        • 11:35 - See Job 41:11 .
                          36 For everything comes from him and exists by his power and is intended for his glory. All glory to him forever! Amen.