And ye a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for acquisition; so that ye should proclaim the excellencies of him having called you out of darkness into his wonderful light:
And he made us kings and priests to God and his Father; to him the glory and strength for the times of times.
And now if hearing, ye shall hear to my voice, and watch my covenant, and ye were to me wealth above all peoples, for to me is all the earth.
For thou a holy people to Jehovah thy God: in thee Jehovah thy God chose to be to him a people of property from all the peoples which are upon the face of the earth.
Only Jehovah delighted in thy fathers to love them, and he will choose in their seed after them in you above all peoples, as this day.
And ye shall be called the priests of Jehovah, serving our God; he shall say to you, Ye shall eat the strength of the nations, and ye shall take place in their honor.
And Jehovah took you and brought you forth out of the furnace of iron, out of Egypt, to be to him for a people of inheritance as this day.
For thou a holy people to Jehovah thy God, and Jehovah chose in thee to be to him for a people of acquisition above all people which are upon the face of the earth.
The people going in darkness saw a great light: they dwelling in the land of the shadow of death, light shone upon them.
To open their eyes, to turn them back from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, fur them to receive remission of sins, and inheritance with the consecrated by faith in me.
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a distinguished people. zealous of good works.
And Jehovah said thee this day to be to him for a people of property, as he spake to thee, and to watch all his commands,
Happy the nation to whom Jehovah is his God; the people he chose for an inheritance to him.
If I said, I will recount thus; behold, I transgressed against the generation of thy sons.
To see the goodness of thy chosen ones, to be glad in the gladness of thy nation, to boast with thine inheritance.
Open ye the gates and the just nation watching truths shall come in.
I brought the blind by a way they knew not; and I will cause them to tread in beaten paths they knew not: I will set darkness for light before them, and crooked ways into straightness; these words I did them, and I forsook them not
The beast of the field shall know me, the sea monster and the daughters of the ostrich: for I gave waters in the desert, rivers in the waste to give drink to my people, my chosen.
Arise,shine, for thy light has come, and the glory of Jehovah has risen upon thee.
The people sitting in darkness saw a great light; and to them sitting in the room and shadow of death, light has sprung up to them.
So let your light shine before men, that they see your good works, and praise your Father, him in the heavens.
To shine forth to those in darkness and sitting in the shadow of death, to direct our feet in the way of peace.
And for them I render myself holy, that they also be rendered holy in the truth;
Attend therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit set you inspectors, to feed the church of God, which he acquired by his own blood.
And Agrippa said to Paul, In a little thou persuadest me to be a Christian.
Whom he also called us, not only from the Jews, but also of the nations?
If any one destroy the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which ye are.
To the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he rendered us acceptable in the beloved.
Which is the pledge of our inheritance for the redemption of the acquisition, to the praise of his glory.
To him the glory in the church in Christ Jesus to all generations of the times of times. Amen.
For ye were then darkness, and now light in the Lord: walk ye as children of light:
That ye be complete and pure, children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye appear as luminaries in the world;
I pursue toward the scope for the prize of combat of the calling above of God in Christ Jesus.
Who saved us from the power of darkness, and transferred into the kingdom of the Son of his love:
And ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day as a thief overtake you.
Who having saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, given us in Christ Jesus before eternal times,
According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.
And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
If any speak, as the oracles of God; if any serve, as of the strength which God furnishes: that in all God might be praised by Jesus Christ, in whom is the glory and strength for the time of times. Amen.
Happy and holy he having a part in the first rising up: over these has the second death no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and they shall reign with him a thousand years.