English Standard Version
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,
King James Bible
What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
American Standard Version
What then? that which Israel seeketh for, that he obtained not; but the election obtained it, and the rest were hardened:
What then? That which Israel sought, he hath not obtained: but the election hath obtained it; and the rest have been blinded.
English Revised Version
What then? That which Israel seeketh for, that he obtained not; but the election obtained it, and the rest were hardened:
Webster's Bible Translation
What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded.
Weymouth New Testament
How then does the matter stand? It stands thus. That which Israel are in earnest pursuit of, they have not obtained; but God's chosen servants have obtained it, and the rest have become hardened.
Romans 11:7 Parallel
CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
The simple verb τυγχάνω means originally to hit the mark; hence to fall in with, light upon, attain.
The election (ἡ ἐκλογὴ)
Were blinded (ἐπωρώθησαν)
Rev., correctly, hardened, though the word is used of blindness when applied to the eyes, as Job 17:7, Sept. See on hardness, Mark 3:5. Compare σκληρύνει hardeneth, Romans 9:18.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but the election. That is, the elect, the abstract being used for the concrete. So the Jews or the circumcised people, are called Israel, or the circumcision.
and the rest.
blinded. or, hardened. See on
for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.
So then he has mercy on whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills.
but that Israel who pursued a law that would lead to righteousness did not succeed in reaching that law.
For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.
Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away.
They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.
Jump to PreviousBlinded Chosen Earnest Earnestly Elect Election Failed God's Hard Hardened Israel Matter Obtain Obtained Ones Others Pursuit Rest Searching Seek Seeketh Seeking Seeks Selection Servants Sought Stand Stands
Jump to NextBlinded Chosen Earnest Earnestly Elect Election Failed God's Hard Hardened Israel Matter Obtain Obtained Ones Others Pursuit Rest Searching Seek Seeketh Seeking Seeks Selection Servants Sought Stand Stands
LinksRomans 11:7 NIV
Romans 11:7 NLT
Romans 11:7 ESV
Romans 11:7 NASB
Romans 11:7 KJV
Romans 11:7 Bible Apps
Romans 11:7 Biblia Paralela
Romans 11:7 Chinese Bible
Romans 11:7 French Bible
Romans 11:7 German Bible
ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.