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Romans 11:7

So this is the situation: Most of the people of Israel have not found the favor of God they are looking for so earnestly. A few have—the ones God has chosen—but the hearts of the rest were hardened.

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Romans 11:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

What then? What the people of Israel sought so earnestly they did not obtain. The elect among them did, but the others were hardened,

Romans 11:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,

Romans 11:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded

Romans 11:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

What then? Israel has not obtained what it seeks; but the elect have obtained it, and the rest were blinded.

Romans 11:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

So this is what has happened: Although the Israelites tried to be right with God, they did not succeed, but the ones God chose did become right with him. The others were made stubborn and refused to listen to God.

Romans 11:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

What then? That which Israel seeketh for, that he obtained not; but the election obtained it, and the rest were hardened:

Romans 11:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,

Romans 11:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

So what does all this mean? It means that Israel has never achieved what it has been striving for. However, those whom God has chosen have achieved it. The minds of the rest of Israel were closed,

Romans 11:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened,

Romans 11:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,

Romans 11:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

What then? What Israel was searching for, this it did not obtain. But the elect obtained it, and the rest were hardened,

Romans 11:7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

What should we say then? Israel did not receive what they wanted so badly. But those who were chosen did. God made the rest of them stubborn.

Romans 11:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened;