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Romans 9:6-7New King James Version (NKJV)

Israel’s Rejection and God’s Purpose

But it is not that the word of God has taken no effect. For they are not all Israel who are of Israel, nor are they all children because they are the seed of Abraham; but, “In Isaac your seed shall be called.”[a]

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Romans 9:6-7New International Version (NIV)

God’s Sovereign Choice

It is not as though God’s word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham’s children. On the contrary, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.”[a]

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  1. Romans 9:7 Gen. 21:12
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Romans 9:6-7Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

And it is not possible that the word of God hath failed; for not all who [are] of Israel are these Israel;

nor because they are seed of Abraham [are] all children, but -- `in Isaac shall a seed be called to thee;'

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