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,

References for Romans 11:7

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.”a

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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.”b

References for Romans 11:10

    • § 11:10 - Psalm 69:22,23