28 For the Lord will carry out
    his sentence on earth with speed and finality.’[a]

29 It is just as Isaiah said previously:

‘Unless the Lord Almighty
    had left us descendants,
we would have become like Sodom,
    we would have been like Gomorrah.’[b]

Israel’s unbelief

30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith;

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  1. Romans 9:28 Isaiah 10:22,23 (see Septuagint)
  2. Romans 9:29 Isaiah 1:9