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Romans 9:25–10:21

25 As he saith also in Osee, dI will call them my people, which were not my people; and her beloved, which was not beloved. 26 eAnd it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of fthe living God. 27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, gThough the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, ha remnant shall be saved: 28 For he will finish ||the work, and cut it short in righteousness: ibecause a short work will the Lord make upon the earth. 29 And as Esaias said before, kExcept the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, lwe had been as Sodoma, and been made like unto Gomorrha. 30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, mwhich nfollowed not after righteousness, have nattained to righteousness, oeven the righteousness which is of faith. 31 But Israel, pwhich followed after the law of righteousness, qhath not rattained to the law of righteousness. 32 Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For sthey stumbled at that ustumblingstone; 33 As it is written, tBehold, I lay in Sion a ustumblingstone and rock of woffence: and txwhosoever believeth on him shall not be ||ashamed.

10 Brethren, amy heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. For I bear them record bthat they have a zeal of God, but cnot according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of dGod’s righteousness, and going about to establish dtheir own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. For eChrist is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That fthe man which doeth those things shall live by them. But dthe righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, gSay not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, hto bring Christ down from above:) Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it? iThe word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach; That if thou shalt kconfess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt lbelieve in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For llthe scripture saith, mWhosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. 12 For nthere is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for othe same Lord over all is prich unto all that call upon him. 13 For qwhosoever shall rcall upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. 14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear swithout a preacher? 15 And how shall they preach, except tthey be sent? as it is written, uHow beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! 16 But xthey have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, ywho hath believed our ||zreport? 17 So then faith cometh by zhearing, and zhearing by the word of God. 18 But I say, Have they not heard? aYes verily, btheir sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world. 19 But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, cI will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a dfoolish nation I will anger you. 20 But Esaias is very bold, and saith, eI was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me. 21 But to Israel he saith, fAll day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

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