Bible VersionsNIVRomans 9:7; Romans 9:9; Romans 9:12-13; Romans 9:15; Romans 9:17
Romans 9:7; Romans 9:9; Romans 9:12-13; Romans 9:15; Romans 9:17 (New International Version)
Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham's children. On the contrary, "It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned."
For this was how the promise was stated: "At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son."
not by works but by him who calls--she was told, "The older will serve the younger."
Just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."
For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth."
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