Romans 11:1–10

I say then, aHath God cast away his people? bGod forbid. For cdI also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of dthe tribe of Benjamin. eGod hath not cast away his people fwhich he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he gmaketh intercession to God against Israel, saying, Lord, hthey have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life. But what saith ithe answer of God unto him? kI have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal. Even so then at this present time also there is la remnant according to the election of grace. And mif by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work. What then? nIsrael hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were ||blinded (According as it is written, oGod hath given them the spirit of ||slumber, peyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day. And David saith, qLet their table be made a snare, and a trap, and qqa stumblingblock, and a recompence unto them: 10 Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back alway.

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