Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.
You will say then, "were they suffer'd to stumble meerly for their ruin?" no: but that thro' their fall, salvation might be offer'd to the Gentiles, in order to provoke their emulation.
wherefore I declare to you, the gospel dispensation shall be taken from you, and given to a nation that shall make a proper use thereof.
when the Jews saw such a crowd, they were fill'd with resentment, and oppos'd what Paul had advanc'd, even to blasphemy.
but the disbelieving Jews practis'd upon the Gentiles, and inflam'd their minds against the brethren.
but as they oppos'd him with invectives, he shook his garment, and said, "you your selves be answerable for your own destruction, I am clear: and for the future I shall address my self to the Gentiles."
1 Thessalonians 2:15
the very men who have persecuted the Lord Jesus, and the prophets even to death; who have persecuted us; they who are regardless of pleasing the deity, and are enemies to all mankind;
"What then, hath not Israel obtained what he sought for?" no, but the chosen remnant have obtained it, and the rest are obdurate to this day,
he has taken Israel his servant into his protection, in pursuance of the mercy,
which he promised to our forefathers, to Abraham, and to his posterity for ever."