For sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my chosen, and I will call to thee by thy name:.and I will address thee, and thou knewest me not
And thou, Israel, my servant Jacob whom I chose thee, the seed of Abraham my beloved:
For having passed by, and beholding your venerations, I found also an altar upon which was inscribed, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom not knowing therefore ye reverence, him I announce to you.
And now if hearing, ye shall hear to my voice, and watch my covenant, and ye were to me wealth above all peoples, for to me is all the earth.
For I Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, saving thee: I gave Egypt expiating thee, Cush and Seba instead of thee.
Thus said Jehovah redeeming you, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I sent to Babel, and brought down the bars all of them, and the Chaldees shouting in their ships.
Saying to Cyrus, My shepherd, and he shall complete all my delight: and saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and the temple shall be founded.
Israel a scattered sheep; the lions thrust away: first the king of Assur consumed him; and the last this Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel bound him fast
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen, those days shall be shortened.
And except the Lord shortened the days, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen whom he chose, he shortened the days.
And not as that the word of God has fallen through. For not they all of Israel, they which of Israel:
What then What Israel seeks for, this be attained not; but the selection attained, and the rest were hardened.
But then truly, not having known God, ye were in a servile condition to them not being gods by nature.
That ye were in that time without Christy alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners from the covenants of solemn promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: