And what was God's answer to him? "I have reserved for myself seven thousand who have not bowed the knee to Baal."1
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So too, at the present time there is a remnant2 chosen by grace.3
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And if by grace, then it is no longer by works;4 if it were, grace would no longer be grace.
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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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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."8
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And David says: "May their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a retribution for them.
May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see,9 and their backs be bent forever."10
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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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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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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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in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy16 and save17 some of them.
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