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26 “And it shall be in the place where it was said to them ‘you are not My people’, there they will be called sons of the living God” [Hos 1:10].

But Only a Remnant of Israel Will Be Saved

27 But[a] Isaiah cries-out concerning Israel: “If the number of the sons of Israel should be like the sand of the sea, the remnant will be saved. 28 For the Lord will accomplish[b] His word upon the earth, completing[c] and cutting-short[d]” [in Isa 10:22-23].

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:27 Here Paul proves that only a remnant of physical Israel would be saved.
  2. Romans 9:28 Or more specifically, execute His sentence; less specifically, carry-out the matter.
  3. Romans 9:28 That is, completing the judgment; or, carrying-out His word; or, closing the account.
  4. Romans 9:28 Or, cutting-down, cutting-off. Paul may mean cutting-short the nation, cutting it down to the remnant; or, cutting short the time, ‘quickly’.

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