Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.
1 Samuel 8:5
and said unto him - Lo! thou, art old, and, thy sons, walk not in thy ways: Now, appoint for us a king to judge us, like all the nations.
Whereby, indeed, shall it be known then that I have found favour in thine eyes, I, and thy people? Shall it not be, by thy going on with us? So shall we be more distinguished, I, and thy people, than any people that are on the face of the ground.
And said unto you - Ye, shall possess their soil, Yea, I myself, will give it you to possess it, A land flowing with milk and honey, - I - Yahweh, am your God, who have distinguished you from the peoples;
Surely from the head of the rocks, do I see him, Yea, from the hills, do I observe him, - Lo! a people, who alone doth dwell, And among the nations, he doth not reckon himself.
For a holy people, art thou unto Yahweh thy God: of thee, hath Yahweh thy God, made choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground:
But had fellowship with the nations, and learned their doings;
If, of the world, ye had been, the world, of its own, had been fond; but, because, of the world, ye are not, on the contrary, I, chose you out of the world, therefore, the world, doth hate you.
In hope, rejoicing, in tribulation, enduring, in prayer, persevering,
2 Corinthians 6:17
Wherefore come ye forth out of their midst, and be separated, - saith the Lord, - and, one impure, do not touch; and, I, will give you welcome,
For, our citizenship, in the heavens, hath its rise; wherefore, a Saviour also, do we ardently await, - The Lord Jesus Christ, -
1 Peter 2:9
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -