Romans 11:2-7 NIV

2 God did not reject his people,1 whom he foreknew.2 Don't you know what the 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 ?3

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        • a 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."b4

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            • b 11:4 - 1 Kings 19:18
              5 So too, at the present time there is a remnant5 chosen by grace.6

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              6 And if by grace, then it is no longer by works;7 if it were, grace would no longer be grace.c

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                • c 11:6 - Some manuscripts "be grace. But if by works, then it is no longer grace; if it were, work would no longer be work."
                  7 What then? What Israel sought so earnestly it did not obtain,8 but the elect did. The others were hardened,9

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