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Romans 9:7

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9:7 nor are all the children Abraham’s true descendants; rather “through Isaac will your descendants be counted.” 1 

Romans 9:10

Context
9:10 Not only that, but when Rebekah had conceived children by one man, 2  our ancestor Isaac –

1 tn Grk “be called.” The emphasis here is upon God’s divine sovereignty in choosing Isaac as the child through whom Abraham’s lineage would be counted as opposed to Ishmael.

sn A quotation from Gen 21:12.

2 tn Or possibly “by one act of sexual intercourse.” See D. Moo, Romans (NICNT), 579.



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