Romans 11:2-12 NIV

2 God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don’t you know what Scripture says in the passage about Elijah—how he appealed to God against Israel:

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      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”a ?

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        • ¤ 11:3 - 1 Kings 19:10,14
          4 And what was God’s answer to him? “I have reserved for myself seven thousand who have not bowed the knee to Baal.”b

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            • ¥ 11:4 - 1 Kings 19:18
              5 So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace.

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              6 And if by grace, then it cannot be based on works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace.

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              7 What then? What the people of Israel sought so earnestly they did not obtain. The elect among them did, but the others were hardened,

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                  8 as it is written: “God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that could not see and ears that could not hear, to this very day.”c

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                    • ¦ 11:8 - Deut. 29:4; Isaiah 29:10
                      9 And David says: “May their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a retribution for them.
                      10 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever.”d

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                        • § 11:10 - Psalm 69:22,23

                          Ingrafted Branches

                          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.

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                              12 But if their transgression means riches for the world, and their loss means riches for the Gentiles, how much greater riches will their full inclusion bring!

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