Romans 9:12
Douay-Rheims Bible
Not of works, but of him that calleth, it was said to her: The elder shall serve the younger.

New American Bible
not by works but by his call—she was told, “The older shall serve the younger.”

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Not of works, but of him that calleth, it was said to her: The elder shall serve the younger.

The elder.

Genesis 25:22,23 But the children struggled in her womb, and she said: If it were to be so with me, what need was there to conceive? And she went to consult the Lord. . . .

2 Samuel 8:14 And he put guards in Edom, and placed there a garrison: and all Edom was made to serve David: and the Lord preserved David in all enterprises he went about.

1 Kings 22:47 And there was then no king appointed in Edom.

younger.

Context
God's Sovereign Choice
11For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand): 12Not of works, but of him that calleth, it was said to her: The elder shall serve the younger. 13As it is written: Jacob I have loved: but Esau I have hated.…
Cross References
Genesis 25:23
And he answering, said: Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples shall be divided out of thy womb, and one people shall overcome the other, and the elder shall serve the younger.

Matthew 6:24
No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

Additional Translations
not by works but by Him who calls, she was told, “The older will serve the younger.”

not of works, but of the One calling, it was said to her, "The older will serve the younger."

It was said to her, The elder shall serve the younger.

it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.

it was said to her, The greater shall serve the less:

it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.

It was said to her, The elder shall serve the younger.

"The elder of them will be bondservant to the younger."

it was said to her, "The elder will serve the younger."

'The greater shall serve the less;'
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