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Romans 9:8


This means 1  it is not the children of the flesh 2  who are the children of God; rather, the children of promise are counted as descendants.


Ge 31:15; Ps 22:30; Ps 87:6; Joh 1:13; Ro 4:11-16; Ga 3:26-29; Ga 4:22-31; Ga 4:28; 1Jo 3:1,2

NET © Notes

tn Grk “That is,” or “That is to say.”

tn Because it forms the counterpoint to “the children of promise” the expression “children of the flesh” has been retained in the translation.

sn The expression the children of the flesh refers to the natural offspring.

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