Romans 11:4-14 NIV

4 And what was God's answer to him? "I have reserved for myself seven thousand who have not bowed the knee to Baal."a1

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    • b 11:4 - 1 Kings 19:18
      5 So too, at the present time there is a remnant2 chosen by grace.3

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      6 And if by grace, then it is no longer by works;4 if it were, grace would no longer be grace.b

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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,5 but the elect did. The others were hardened,6

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              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,7 to this very day."c8

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                • d 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,9 and their backs be bent forever."d10

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

                      Ingrafted Branches

                      11 Again I ask: Did they stumble so as to fall beyond recovery? Not at all!11 Rather, because of their transgression, salvation has come to the Gentiles12 to make Israel envious.13

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                          12 But if their transgression means riches for the world, and their loss means riches for the Gentiles,14 how much greater riches will their fullness bring!

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                              13 I am talking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles,15 I make much of my ministry

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                              14 in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy16 and save17 some of them.

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