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26 “Once they were told,
    ‘You are not my people.'
But in that very place
they will be called
    children of the living God.”

27 And this is what the prophet Isaiah said about the people of Israel,

“The people of Israel
    are as many
as the grains of sand
    along the beach.
But only a few who are left
    will be saved.
28 The Lord will be quick
    and sure to do on earth
what he has warned
    he will do.”

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26 and,

“In the very place where it was said to them,
    ‘You are not my people,’
    there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”[a](A)

27 Isaiah cries out concerning Israel:

“Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea,(B)
    only the remnant will be saved.(C)
28 For the Lord will carry out
    his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”[b](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:26 Hosea 1:10
  2. Romans 9:28 Isaiah 10:22,23 (see Septuagint)