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11 I say then, they did not stumble so as to fall, did they?[a] May it never be! But by their false step salvation has come to the Gentiles, to provoke Israel to jealousy. [b] 12 Now if their transgression leads to riches for the world, and their loss riches for the Gentiles, then how much more their fullness! 13 But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Insofar as I am an emissary to the Gentiles, I spotlight my ministry 14 if somehow I might provoke to jealousy my own flesh and blood[c] and save some of them. 15 For if their rejection leads to the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?

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  1. Romans 11:11 cf. Hos. 14:1-2, 6-10(13:16-14:1, 5-9).
  2. Romans 11:12 cf. Deut. 32:21. Lit. jealous emulation.
  3. Romans 11:14 Lit. my flesh; my fellow countrymen.