Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the LORD: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.
There shall be, there, no lion, Nor shall ravenous beast, go up thereon, It shall not be found, there, - Thus, shall travel the redeemed;
Let the redeemed of Yahweh say, Whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the adversary;
1 Peter 1:18
Knowing that, Not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, have ye been redeemed from your unmeaning behaviour paternally handed down,
and they sing a new song, saying - Worthy, art thou, to take the scroll and to open the seals thereof; because thou wast slain, and didst redeem unto God by thy blood men out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,
I have let myself be consulted by them who had not asked, I have suffered myself to be found by them who had not sought me, - I have said, Here I am! Here I am! Unto a nation that had not been called by my name,
For Thus saith My Lord. Yahweh,- Here am I myself Therefore will I inquire after my flock and seek them out:
What man from among you, having a hundred sheep, and losing, from among them, one, doth not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go his way after the lost one, until he find it?
For the Son of Man came, to seek and to save what was lost.
But there cometh an hour, and, now, is, - when, the real worshippers, shall worship the Father in spirit and truth; for, even the Father, is seeking, such as these, as his worshippers.
And, other sheep, have I, which are not of this fold: those also, I must needs bring, and, unto my voice, will they hearken, and there shall come to be, One flock, One shepherd.
Thou shalt he termed no longer - Forsaken Nor shall thy land be termed any longer A desolation, But, thou, shalt be called Hephzibah, And, thy land, Beulah, - For Yahweh hath found delight in thee, And thy land, shall be married.
And, I also, unto thee, say - Thou, art Peter, - and, upon this rock, will I build my assembly, and, the gates of hades, shall not prevail against it.
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I myself have commanded you, And lo! I, am, with you, all the days, until the conclusion of the age.
Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
For, a holy people, thou art unto Yahweh thy God, - and, of thee, did Yahweh make choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground.