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, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,
Now the Lord said to Abram, Go out from your country and from your family and from your father's house, into the land to which I will be your guide:
And I will make between me and you and your seed after you through all generations, an eternal agreement to be a God to you and to your seed after you.
And because of his love for your fathers, he took their seed and made it his, and he himself, present among you, took you out of Egypt by his great power;
For you are a holy people to the Lord your God: marked out by the Lord your God to be his special people out of all the nations on the face of the earth.
Not for your righteousness or because your hearts are upright are you going in to take their land; but because of the evil-doing of these nations the Lord your God is driving them out from before you, and to give effect to his oath to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
For you are a holy people to the Lord your God, and the Lord has taken you to be his special people out of all the nations on the face of the earth.
You are the Lord, the God, who took Abram and made him yours, guiding him from Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham;
O you seed of Abraham, his servant, you children of Jacob, his loved ones.
For the Lord has taken Jacob for himself, and Israel for his property.
But as for you, Israel, my servant, and you, Jacob, whom I have taken for myself, the seed of Abraham my friend:
And now, give ear, O Jacob my servant, and Israel whom I have taken for myself:
Have you taken note of what these people have said, The two families, which the Lord took for himself, he has given up? This they say, looking down on my people as being, in their eyes, no longer a nation.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a special people, a holy nation, priests and kings, a people given up completely to God, so that you may make clear the virtues of him who took you out of the dark into the light of heaven.
But when the time was near for putting into effect the undertaking which God had given to Abraham, the people were increasing in Egypt,
And the children of Israel were fertile, increasing very greatly in numbers and in power; and the land was full of them.
Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the Lord your God has made you like the stars of heaven in number.
Then Israel came into Egypt, and Jacob was living in the land of Ham.
This man took them out, having done wonders and signs in Egypt and in the Red Sea and in the waste land, for forty years.
Then Moses and the children of Israel made this song to the Lord, and said, I will make a song to the Lord, for he is lifted up in glory: the horse and the horseman he has sent down into the sea.
Now I am certain that the Lord is greater than all gods, for he has overcome them in their pride.
But the Lord has taken you out of the flaming fire, out of Egypt, to be to him the people of his heritage, as you are today.
The great punishments which your eyes saw, and the signs and the wonders and the strong hand and the stretched-out arm, by which the Lord your God took you out: so will the Lord your God do to all the peoples who are the cause of your fears.
1 Samuel 4:8
Trouble is ours! Who will give us salvation from the hands of these great gods? These are the gods who sent all sorts of blows on the Egyptians in the waste land.
And you saw the trouble of our fathers in Egypt, and their cry came to your ears by the Red Sea;
Your way, O God, is holy: what god is so great as our God?
He did great works before the eyes of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the fields of Zoan.
He sent Moses, his servant, and Aaron, the man of his selection.
Our fathers did not give thought to your wonders in Egypt; they did not keep in memory the great number of your mercies, but gave you cause for wrath at the sea, even at the Red Sea.
He put to death the first-fruits of Egypt, of man and of beast.
To him who put to death the first-fruits of Egypt: for his mercy is unchanging for ever:
It was no sent one or angel, but he himself who was their saviour: in his love and in his pity he took up their cause, and he took them in his arms, caring for them all through the years.
You have done signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, and even to this day, in Israel and among other men; and have made a name for yourself as at this day;
And I took you up out of the land of Egypt, guiding you for forty years in the waste land, so that you might take for your heritage the land of the Amorite.
For I took you up out of the land of Egypt and made you free from the prison-house; I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
As in the days when you came out from the land of Egypt, let us see things of wonder.