Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentRomans 11:30
- Ye in time past (umeiv pote).
- Ye Gentiles (1:18-32).
- Were disobedient (epeithsate).
- First aorist active indicative of apeitew, to disbelieve and then to disobey. "Ye once upon a time disobeyed God."
- By their disobedience (thi toutwn apeitiai).
- Instrumental case, "by the disobedience of these" (Jews). Note "now" (nun) three times in this sentence.