Romans 11:4

The answer of God (o crhmatismo). An old word in various senses like crhmatizw, only here in N.T. See this use of the verb in Matthew 2:12 Matthew 2:22 ; Luke 2:26 ; Acts 10:22 . To Baal (th Baal). Feminine article. In the LXX the name Baal is either masculine or feminine. The explanation is that the Jews put Bosheth (aiscunh, shame) for Baal and in the LXX the feminine article occurs because aiscunh is so, though here the LXX has the masculine twi.