Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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 Yahweh 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.

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 He is gracious and lovely! 4 For the Lord has chosen [the descendants of] Jacob for Himself, Israel for His peculiar possession and treasure. 5 For I know that the Lord is great and that our Lord is above all gods.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:15

Yet the Lord had a delight in loving your fathers, and He chose their descendants after them, you above all peoples, as it is this day.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

Deuteronomy 7:6-7

For you are a holy and set-apart people to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you to be a special people to Himself out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be Mine, says the Lord of hosts, in that day when I publicly recognize and openly declare them to be My jewels (My special possession, My peculiar treasure). And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

Titus 2:14

Who gave Himself on our behalf that He might redeem us (purchase our freedom) from all iniquity and purify for Himself a people [to be peculiarly His own, people who are] eager and enthusiastic about [living a life that is good and filled with] beneficial deeds.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if you will obey My voice in truth and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own peculiar possession and treasure from among and above all peoples; for all the earth is Mine.

Deuteronomy 32:9

For the Lord's portion is His people; Jacob (Israel) is the lot of His inheritance.

1 Samuel 12:22

The Lord will not forsake His people for His great name's sake, for it has pleased Him to make you a people for Himself.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He has chosen as His heritage.

Psalm 105:6

O you offspring of Abraham His servant, you children of Jacob, His chosen ones,

Isaiah 41:8

But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham My friend,

Isaiah 43:20-21

The beasts of the field honor Me, the jackals and the ostriches, because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My people, My chosen,

Zechariah 2:10-12

Sing and rejoice, O Daughter of Zion; for behold, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of you, says the Lord.

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