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1 I ask, then, has God rejected His people? Absolutely not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. 1 I ask then: Did God reject his people? By no means! I am an Israelite myself, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin.
2 God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the Elijah section-how he pleads with God against Israel? 2 God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don't you know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah--how he appealed to God against Israel:
3 Lord, they have killed Your prophets, torn down Your altars; and I am the only one left, and they are trying to take my life! 3 "Lord, they have killed your prophets and torn down your altars; I am the only one left, and they are trying to kill me" ?
4 But what was God's reply to him? I have left 7,000 men for Myself who have not bowed down to Baal. 4 And what was God's answer to him? "I have reserved for myself seven thousand who have not bowed the knee to Baal."
5 In the same way, then, there is also at the present time a remnant chosen by grace. 5 So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace.
6 Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace. 6 And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace.
7 What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened, 7 What then? What Israel sought so earnestly it did not obtain, but the elect did. The others were hardened,
8 as it is written: God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that cannot see and ears that cannot hear, to this day . 8 as it is written: "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes so that they could not see and ears so that they could not hear, to this very day."
9 And David says: Let their feasting become a snare and a trap, a pitfall and a retribution to them. 9 And David says: "May their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a retribution for them.
10 Let their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent continually. 10 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever."
11 I ask, then, have they stumbled so as to fall? Absolutely not! On the contrary, by their stumbling, salvation has come to the Gentiles to make Israel jealous. 11 Again I ask: Did they stumble so as to fall beyond recovery? Not at all! Rather, because of their transgression, salvation has come to the Gentiles to make Israel envious.
12 Now if their stumbling brings riches for the world, and their failure riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their full number bring! 12 But if their transgression means riches for the world, and their loss means riches for the Gentiles, how much greater riches will their fullness bring!
13 Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. In view of the fact that I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry, 13 I am talking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles, I make much of my ministry
14 if I can somehow make my own people jealous and save some of them. 14 in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy and save some of them.
15 For if their being rejected is world reconciliation, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead? 15 For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?
16 Now if the firstfruits offered up are holy, so is the whole batch. And if the root is holy, so are the branches. 16 If the part of the dough offered as firstfruits is holy, then the whole batch is holy; if the root is holy, so are the branches.
17 Now if some of the branches were broken off, and you, though a wild olive branch, were grafted in among them, and have come to share in the rich root of the cultivated olive tree, 17 If some of the branches have been broken off, and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root,
18 do not brag that you are better than those branches. But if you do brag-you do not sustain the root, but the root sustains you. 18 do not boast over those branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.
19 Then you will say, "Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in." 19 You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in."
20 True enough; they were broken off by unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid. 20 Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.
21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, He will not spare you either. 21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.
22 Therefore, consider God's kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness toward you-if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off. 22 Consider therefore the kindness and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off.
23 And even they, if they do not remain in unbelief, will be grafted in, because God has the power to graft them in again. 23 And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
24 For if you were cut off from your native wild olive, and against nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these-the natural branches-be grafted into their own olive tree? 24 After all, if you were cut out of an olive tree that is wild by nature, and contrary to nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree, how much more readily will these, the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree!
25 So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: a partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in. 25 I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.
26 And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written: The Liberator will come from Zion; He will turn away godlessness from Jacob. 26 And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob.
27 And this will be My covenant with them, when I take away their sins. 27 And this is my covenant with them when I take away their sins."
28 Regarding the gospel, they are enemies for your advantage, but regarding election, they are loved because of their forefathers, 28 As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies on your account; but as far as election is concerned, they are loved on account of the patriarchs,
29 since God's gracious gifts and calling are irrevocable. 29 for God's gifts and his call are irrevocable.
30 As you once disobeyed God, but now have received mercy through their disobedience, 30 Just as you who were at one time disobedient to God have now received mercy as a result of their disobedience,
31 so they too have now disobeyed, [resulting] in mercy to you, so that they also now may receive mercy. 31 so they too have now become disobedient in order that they too may now receive mercy as a result of God's mercy to you.
32 For God has imprisoned all in disobedience, so that He may have mercy on all. 32 For God has bound all men over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.
33 Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments and untraceable His ways! 33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!
34 For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor? 34 "Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?"
35 Or who has ever first given to Him, and has to be repaid? 35 "Who has ever given to God, that God should repay him?"
36 For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever. Amen. 36 For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen.