For JAH has chosen Jacob unto himself and Israel for his own possession.
The LORD delighted only in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you from among all the peoples, as it is this day.
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God; the LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, different from all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
And they shall be mine, said the LORD of the hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.
who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto himself a people of his own, zealous of good works.
Now therefore, if ye will give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine.
For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the measuring line of his inheritance.
For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake because it has pleased the LORD to make you his people.
Blessed is the people whose God is the LORD; the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.
O ye seed of Abraham his slave, ye sons of Jacob his chosen.
But thou, Israel, my slave, Jacob whom I have chosen, art the seed of Abraham my friend.
The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert to give drink to my people, my chosen.
Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for, behold, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, said the LORD.