Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.
And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.
Now LORD said to Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, to the land that I will show thee.
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee and to thy seed after thee.
And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out with his presence, with his great power, out of Egypt,
For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God. LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, do thou go in to possess their land, but for the wickedness of these nations LORD thy God drives them out from before thee, and that he may establish the word which LO
For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God, and LORD has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
Thou are LORD, the God who chose Abram, and brought him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham,
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye sons of Jacob, his chosen.
For LORD has chosen Jacob to himself, Israel for his own possession.
But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend,
Yet now hear, O Jacob my servant, and Israel, whom I have chosen.
Consider thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which LORD chose, he has cast them off? Thus they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
But as the time of the promise approached that God swore to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
And the sons of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty, and the land was filled with them.
Thy fathers went down into Egypt, in souls, seventy. And now LORD thy God has made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.
Israel also came into Egypt, and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
This man brought them forth after performing wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red Sea, and in the wilderness forty years.
Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to LORD, and spoke, saying, I will sing to LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously. The horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.
Now I know that LORD is greater than all gods, yea, in the thing wherein they dealt proudly against them.
But LORD has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at this day.
the great trials which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty hand, and the outstretched arm by which LORD thy God brought thee out. So shall LORD thy God do to all the peoples of whom thou are afraid.
1 Samuel 4:8
Woe to us! Who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty gods? These are the gods that smote the Egyptians with all manner of plagues in the wilderness.
And thou saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea,
Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary. Who is a great god like God?
He did marvelous things in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
He sent Moses his servant, [and] Aaron whom he had chosen.
Our fathers did not understand thy wonders in Egypt. They did not remember the multitude of thy loving kindnesses, but were rebellious at the sea, even at the Red Sea.
who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast,
to him who smote Egypt in their firstborn, for his loving kindness [is] forever,
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.
who set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, even to this day, both in Israel and among [other] men, and made thee a name, as at this day,
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of bondage. And I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
As in the days of thy coming forth out of the land of Egypt I will show marvelous things to them.