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Chapter 11

Romans 11:1 I say then, Has God cast away his people? God forbid! For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

Romans 11:2 God has not cast away His people who He foreknew. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah? How he makes intercession to God against Israel saying,

Romans 11:3 Lord, they have killed Your prophets, and torn down Your altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life.

Romans 11:4 But what says the answer of God to him? I have reserved for Myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to Baal.

Romans 11:5 Even so then at this present time, there is a remnant according to the election of grace.

Romans 11:6 And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then it is no more grace: otherwise work is no longer work.

Romans 11:7 What then? Israel has not obtained what it seeks; but the elect have obtained it, and the rest were callous.

Romans 11:8 Just as it is written, God has given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear; to this day.

Romans 11:9 And David said, let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling block, and a recompense to them:

Romans 11:10 let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back always.

Romans 11:11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid! But rather through their fall salvation has come to the nations, to provoke them to jealousy.

Romans 11:12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the nations; how much more their fullness?

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you nations, in as much as I am the apostle of the nations, I glorify my service:

Romans 11:14 if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh, and may save some of them.

Romans 11:15 For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what will the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?

Romans 11:16 For if the first-fruits be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

Romans 11:17 And if some of the branches are broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them, and with them partake of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

Romans 11:18 do not denigrate the branches. But if you denigrate, you do not support the root, but the root supports you.

Romans 11:19 You will say then, the branches were broken off, that I may be grafted in.

Romans 11:20 Very well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Do not be superior, but reverent:

Romans 11:21 for if God spared not the branches from birth, perhaps He will not spare you either.

Romans 11:22 Therefore behold the kindness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity; but toward you, kindness, if you continue in His kindness: otherwise you also will be cut off.

Romans 11:23 And they also, if they do not continue in unbelief, will be grafted in: for God is able to graft them in again.

Romans 11:24 For if you were cut out of the olive tree which is wild by birth, and were grafted contrary from physical birth into a good olive tree: how much more will these, which are the physical branches, be grafted into their own olive tree?

Romans 11:25 For I would not, brothers, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, unless you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness from part of Israel has happened, until the fullness of the nations have entered;

Romans 11:26 and in this way all Israel will be saved: as it is written, there will come out of Zion the Deliverer, and will turn away ungodliness from Jacob:

Romans 11:27 for this is My covenant to them, when I will take away their sins.

Romans 11:28 As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sake: but as concerning the election, they are beloved for the Father’s sake.

Romans 11:29 For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

Romans 11:30 For as you in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their stubbornness:

Romans 11:31 Even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy.

Romans 11:32 For God has committed them all in stubbornness, that He might have mercy on all.

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out!

Romans 11:34 For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His advisor?

Romans 11:35 Or who has first given to Him, and it will be recompensed to him again?

Romans 11:36 For by Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be the glory into the New Covenant Age. Amen.