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Romans 9:28-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 for the Lord will execute his sentence on the earth quickly and decisively.”[a] 29 And as Isaiah predicted,

“If the Lord of hosts had not left survivors[b] to us,
    we would have fared like Sodom
    and been made like Gomorrah.”

Israel’s Unbelief

30 What then are we to say? Gentiles, who did not strive for righteousness, have attained it, that is, righteousness through faith;

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 9:28 Other ancient authorities read for he will finish his work and cut it short in righteousness, because the Lord will make the sentence shortened on the earth
  2. Romans 9:29 Or descendants; Gk seed
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Romans 9:28-30 New International Version (NIV)

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;

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 9:28 Isaiah 10:22,23 (see Septuagint)
  2. Romans 9:29 Isaiah 1:9
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Romans 9:28-30 King James Version (KJV)

28 For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.

29 And as Esaias said before, Except the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, we had been as Sodoma, and been made like unto Gomorrha.

30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.

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