“God gave them a spirit of stupor,
eyes that would not see and ears that would not hear,
to this very day.” 2
11:9 And David says,
“Let their table become a snare and trap,
a stumbling block and a retribution for them;
11:10 let their eyes be darkened so that they may not see,
and make their backs bend continually.” 3
11:25 For I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, 4 so that you may not be conceited: A partial hardening has happened to Israel 5 until the full number 6 of the Gentiles has come in.
1 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
2 sn A quotation from Deut 29:4; Isa 29:10.
3 sn A quotation from Ps 69:22-23.
4 tn Grk “brothers.” See note on the phrase “brothers and sisters” in 1:13.
5 tn Or “Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.”
6 tn Grk “fullness.”