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 he loved your fathers, therefore he chose their descendants after them, and brought you out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;
Deuteronomy 7:7
The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because you were more in number than any people; for you were the fewest of all people:
Numbers 14:8
If the LORD delights in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which flows with milk and honey.
Romans 9:13
As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.