Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.
But now thus says Yahweh who created you, Jacob, and he who formed you, Israel: "Don't be afraid, for I have redeemed you. I have called you by your name. You are mine.
Yet listen now, Jacob my servant, and Israel, whom I have chosen.
"Listen to me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.
and he said to me, "You are my servant; Israel, in whom I will be glorified."
Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all peoples; for all the earth is mine;
For they are my servants, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt. They shall not be sold as slaves.
For you are a holy people to Yahweh your God: Yahweh your God has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples who are on the face of the earth.
Only Yahweh had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all peoples, as at this day.
For you are a holy people to Yahweh your God, and Yahweh has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples who are on the face of the earth.
Blessed is the nation whose God is Yahweh, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.
you seed of Abraham, his servant, you children of Jacob, his chosen ones.
For Yah has chosen Jacob for himself; Israel for his own possession.
Don't consider what this people has spoken, saying, The two families which Yahweh did choose, he has cast them off? thus do they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.
Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
They answered him, "We are Abraham's seed, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How do you say, 'You will be made free?'"
He is the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had in uncircumcision.
who are Israelites; whose is the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the service, and the promises;
What then is the law? It was added because of transgressions, until the seed should come to whom the promise has been made. It was ordained through angels by the hand of a mediator.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.
2 Chronicles 20:7
Didn't you, our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham your friend forever?
You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you.
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him as righteousness;" and he was called the friend of God.