Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
And the rest
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1 Corinthians 10:19
What therefore do I say, that an idol is anything, or that a sacrifice to an idol is anything?
What then? Except in every way, whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in this I rejoice, but also I will rejoice.
But Israel who pursued a law of righteousness, did not arrive to a law of righteousness.
For not understanding the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit to the righteousness of God.
Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me,
Compete to enter in by the narrow gate, because many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and will not be able.
For ye also know that wanting afterward to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place of repentance, though having sought it with tears.
But the election
So then also at this present time there has become a remnant according to the selection of grace.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.
and that he might make known the wealth of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he previously prepared for glory,
Just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and unblemished before him in love.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are indebted to express thanks to God always about you, brothers, beloved by Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation, in sanctification of spirit and belief of truth,
1 Peter 1:2
chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace be multiplied.
And the rest
Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes, lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn, and be healed.
They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which says, By hearing ye will hear, and will, no, not understand, and seeing ye will see, and will, no, not perceive.
He has blinded their eyes, and has hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and be turned, and I would heal them.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil remains at the reading of the old testament, not being uncovered, which thing is abolished in Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and in all deception of unrighteousness in those who are perishing, in return for which, they did not accept the love of the truth in order for them to be saved.
So then he is merciful to whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.