Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


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

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 ye Jehovah; for Jehovah is good: Sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant. 4 For Jehovah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, And Israel for his own possession. 5 For I know that Jehovah is great, And that our Lord is above all gods.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:15

Only Jehovah had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all peoples, as at this day.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that ye may show forth the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Deuteronomy 7:6-7

For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, saith Jehovah of hosts, even mine own possession, in the day that I make; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be mine own possession from among all peoples: for all the earth is mine:

Deuteronomy 32:9

For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

1 Samuel 12:22

For Jehovah will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it hath pleased Jehovah to make you a people unto himself.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah, The people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 105:6

O ye seed of Abraham his servant, Ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones.

Isaiah 41:8

But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend,

Isaiah 43:20-21

The beasts of the field shall 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, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith Jehovah.

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