Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 4:37
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;
Deuteronomy 7:7
The Lord did not give you his love or take you for himself because you were more in number than any other people; for you were the smallest of the nations:
Numbers 14:8
And if the Lord has delight in us, he will take us into this land and give it to us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Romans 9:13
Even as it is said, I had love for Jacob, but for Esau I had hate.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain