Now if their transgression is riches for the world and their failure is riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their fulfillment be!
But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,
For just as you once were disobedient to God, but now have been shown mercy because of their disobedience,
In the above texts it would seem the Apostle is saying that the failure of the Jewish nation was the cause for the Gentiles to obtain mercy. How can we understand the above texts?