Romans 11:20-32 NIV

20 Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith.1 Do not be arrogant,2 but be afraid.3

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21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.
22 Consider therefore the kindness4 and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue5 in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off.6

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23 And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.7

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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,8 how much more readily will these, the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree!

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All Israel Will Be Saved

25 I do not want you to be ignorant9 of this mystery,10 brothers, so that you may not be conceited:11 Israel has experienced a hardening12 in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.13

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26 And so all Israel will be saved,14 as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob.

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27 And this isa my covenant with them when I take away their sins."b15

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    • f 11:27 - Or "will be"
    • g 11:27 - Isaiah 59:20,21; 27:9; Jer. 31:33,34
      28 As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies16 on your account; but as far as election is concerned, they are loved on account of the patriarchs,17

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      29 for God's gifts and his call18 are irrevocable.19

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      30 Just as you who were at one time disobedient20 to God have now received mercy as a result of their disobedience,

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      31 so they too have now become disobedient in order that they too may nowc receive mercy as a result of God's mercy to you.

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        • h 11:31 - Some manuscripts do not have "now."
          32 For God has bound all men over to disobedience21 so that he may have mercy on them all.

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