And if the Lord had not shortened those days, no flesh would be saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.
And if those days had not been shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.
So too at the present time there is a remnant, chosen by grace.
And they also, if they do not persist in unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
As regards the gospel they are enemies of God, for your sake; but as regards election they are beloved for the sake of their forefathers.