Romans 11:5–8

5 In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time aa remnant according to God’s 1gracious choice.

6 But aif it is by grace, it is no longer 1on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

7 What then? What aIsrael is seeking, it has not obtained, but 1those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were bhardened;

8 just as it is written,

aGod gave them a spirit of stupor,

Eyes to see not and ears to hear not,

Down to this very day.”

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