Romans 9:14-33 NIV

14 What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all!

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15 For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”a

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    •  9:15 - Exodus 33:19
      16 It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God’s mercy.

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      17 For Scripture says to Pharaoh: “I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.”b

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      18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden.

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      19 One of you will say to me: “Then why does God still blame us? For who is able to resist his will?”

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      20 But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’ ”c

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        • ’ 9:20 - Isaiah 29:16; 45:9
          21 Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for special purposes and some for common use?

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          22 What if God, although choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction?

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          23 What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory—

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          24 even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?

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          25 As he says in Hosea: “I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people; and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one,”d

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          26 and, “In the very place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’ ”e

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          27 Isaiah cries out concerning Israel: “Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, only the remnant will be saved.

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          28 For the Lord will carry out his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”f

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            • • 9:28 - Isaiah 10:22,23 (see Septuagint)
              29 It is just as Isaiah said previously: “Unless the Lord Almighty had left us descendants, we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah.”g

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              Israel’s Unbelief

              30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith;

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              31 but the people of Israel, who pursued the law as the way of righteousness, have not attained their goal.

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              32 Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone.

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              33 As it is written: “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”h

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                • — 9:33 - Isaiah 8:14; 28:16