Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people:

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Bible References

Ye were

Deuteronomy 10:22
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.
Isaiah 51:2
Let your thoughts be turned to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth: for when he was but one, my voice came to him, and I gave him my blessing, and made him a great people.
Matthew 7:14
For narrow is the door and hard the road to life, and only a small number make discovery of it.
Luke 12:32
Have no fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah says about Israel, Even if the number of the children of Israel is as the sand of the sea, only a small part will get salvation:

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Deuteronomy 10:15
But the Lord had delight in your fathers and love for them, marking out for himself their seed after them, even you, from all peoples, as at this day.
Ezekiel 36:22
For this cause say to the children of Israel, This is what the Lord has said: I am doing this, not because of you, O children of Israel, but because of my holy name, which you have made unclean among the nations wherever you went.

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