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Bible in Basic English

For the Lord's wealth is his people; Jacob is the land of his heritage.

New American Standard Bible

"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.

King James Version

For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Holman Bible

But the Lord’s portion is His people,
Jacob, His own inheritance.

International Standard Version

For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is his allotted portion.

A Conservative Version

For LORD's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Amplified

For the Lord's portion is His people; Jacob (Israel) is the lot of His inheritance.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob the lot of his inheritance.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah the portion of his people; Jacob the cord of his inheritance.

King James 2000

For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh's portion [was] his people, Jacob the share of his inheritance.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah's portion is His people. Jacob is the lot of His inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD's part is his folk, and Israel is the portion of his inheritance.

NET Bible

For the Lord's allotment is his people, Jacob is his special possession.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Yahweh's portion is his people, - Jacob, his inherited possession.

Webster

For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

World English Bible

For Yahweh's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah's portion is His people, Jacob is the line of His inheritance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord's

Usage: 0

חלק 
Cheleq 
Usage: 67

is his people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

is the lot
חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

References

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Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Moses' Song

8 When the Most High gave the nations their heritage, separating into groups the children of men, he had the limits of the peoples marked out, keeping in mind the number of the children of Israel. 9 For the Lord's wealth is his people; Jacob is the land of his heritage. 10 He came to him in the waste land, in the unpeopled waste of sand: putting his arms round him and caring for him, he kept him as the light of his eye.



Cross References

Jeremiah 10:16

The heritage of Jacob is not like these; for the maker of all things is his heritage: the Lord of armies is his name.

Exodus 19:5-6

If now you will truly give ear to my voice and keep my agreement, you will be my special property out of all the peoples: for all the earth is mine:

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took the bottle of oil, and put the oil on his head and gave him a kiss and said, Is not the Lord with the holy oil making you ruler over Israel, his people? and you will have authority over the people of the Lord, and you will make them safe from the hands of their attackers round about them, and this will be the sign for you:

Jeremiah 51:19

The heritage of Jacob is not like these; for the maker of all things is his heritage: the Lord of armies is his name.

1 Peter 2:9-10

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.

Exodus 15:16

Fear and grief came on them; by the strength of your arm they were turned to stone; till your people went over, O Lord, till the people went over whom you have made yours.

Deuteronomy 26:18-19

And the Lord has made it clear this day that you are a special people to him, as he gave you his word; and that you are to keep all his orders;

1 Kings 8:51

For they are your people and your heritage, which you took out of Egypt, out of the iron fireplace;

1 Kings 8:53

For you made them separate from all the peoples of the earth, to be your heritage, as you said by Moses your servant, when you took our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord God.

Psalm 78:71

From looking after the sheep which were giving milk, he took him to give food to Jacob his people, and to Israel his heritage.

Psalm 135:4

For the Lord has taken Jacob for himself, and Israel for his property.

Isaiah 43:21

Even the people whom I made to be the witnesses of my praise.

Micah 2:5

For this cause you will have no one to make the decision by the measuring line in the meeting of the Lord.

Ephesians 1:18

And that having the eyes of your heart full of light, you may have knowledge of what is the hope of his purpose, what is the wealth of the glory of his heritage in the saints,

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