Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

King James Version

For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Holman Bible

For the Lord has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel as His treasured possession.

International Standard Version

It is Jacob whom the LORD chose for himself Israel as his personal possession.

A Conservative Version

For LORD has chosen Jacob to himself, Israel for his own possession.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, And Israel for his own possession.

Amplified

For the Lord has chosen [the descendants of] Jacob for Himself, Israel for His peculiar possession and treasure.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord has taken Jacob for himself, and Israel for his property.

Darby Translation

For Jah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, Israel for his own possession.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For JAH has chosen Jacob unto himself and Israel for his own possession.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jah chose to himself Jacob; Israel for his property.

King James 2000

For the LORD has chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yah has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his special possession.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah has chosen Jacob to Himself, and Israel for His peculiar treasure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For why? The LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his own possession.

NET Bible

Indeed, the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel to be his special possession.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself; Israel for his own possession.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Jacob, hath Yah chosen for himself, Israel, for his own treasure.

Webster

For the LORD hath chosen Jacob to himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

World English Bible

For Yah has chosen Jacob for himself; Israel for his own possession.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jacob hath Jah chosen for Himself, Israel for His peculiar treasure.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord
יהּ 
Yahh 
Usage: 49

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

Context Readings

Praise To God For His Power And Redemption

3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession. 5 For I know that the LORD is great And that our Lord is above all gods.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:15

"Yet on your fathers did the LORD set His affection to love them, and He chose their descendants after them, even you above all peoples, as it is this day.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Deuteronomy 7:6-7

"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

Malachi 3:17

"They will be Mine," says the LORD of hosts, "on the day that I prepare My own possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his own son who serves him."

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Exodus 19:5-6

'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;

Deuteronomy 32:9

"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.

1 Samuel 12:22

"For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.

Psalm 105:6

O seed of Abraham, His servant, O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!

Isaiah 41:8

"But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, Descendant of Abraham My friend,

Isaiah 43:20-21

"The beasts of the field will glorify Me, The jackals and the ostriches, Because I have given waters in the wilderness And rivers in the desert, To give drink to My chosen people.

Zechariah 2:10-12

"Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst," declares the LORD.

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