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Romans 9:17

Context
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For the scripture says to Pharaoh: 1 For this very purpose I have raised you up, that I may demonstrate my power in you, and that my name may be proclaimed in all the earth.” 2 

XREF

Ex 9:16; Ex 10:1,2; Ex 14:17,18; Ex 15:14,15; Ex 18:10,11; Jos 2:9,10; Jos 9:9; 1Sa 2:7,8; 1Sa 4:8; Es 4:14; Ps 83:17,18; Pr 16:4; Isa 10:5,6; Isa 37:20; Isa 45:1-3; Jer 27:6,7; Da 4:22; Da 5:18-21; Joh 17:26; Ro 11:4; Ga 3:8,22; Ga 4:30

NET © Notes

sn Paul uses a typical rabbinic formula here in which the OT scriptures are figuratively portrayed as speaking to Pharaoh. What he means is that the scripture he cites refers (or can be applied) to Pharaoh.

sn A quotation from Exod 9:16.



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