11 though they were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad—in order that God's purpose of election might continue, not because of works but because of (A)him who calls—

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13 As it is written, (A)“Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

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16 So then it depends not on human will or exertion,[a] but on God, who has mercy.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:16 Greek not of him who wills or runs

18 So then he has mercy on whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills.

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