28 since the Lord will execute his sentence
completely and decisively on the earth.[a][b] (A)

29 And just as Isaiah predicted:

If the Lord of Hosts[c] had not left us offspring,(B)
we would have become like Sodom,
and we would have been made like Gomorrah.[d](C)

Israel’s Present State

30 What should we say then?(D) Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.(E)

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  1. 9:28 Or land
  2. 9:27-28 Is 10:22-23; 28:22; Hs 1:10
  3. 9:29 Gk Sabaoth; or the Lord of Armies
  4. 9:29 Is 1:9

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