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Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
That he may
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;
That he may
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto your descendants will I give this land: and there built he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your descendants forever.
And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.
And I will give unto you, and to your descendants after you, the land in which you are a sojourner, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
And I will make your descendants to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto your descendants all these countries; and in your descendants shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;
And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac: the land on which you lie, to you will I give it, and to your descendants;
Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said unto them, I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your descendants, and they shall inherit it forever.
But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.
You will show truth to Jacob, and mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
You are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in your descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
And we declare unto you glad tidings, how the promise which was made unto the fathers,
As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but concerning the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.
Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
Then will the LORD drive out all these nations from before you, and you shall possess nations greater and mightier than yourselves.
Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD; I do this not for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name's sake, which you have profaned among the nations, where you went.