Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 unto his name; for it is pleasant. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure. 5 For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:15

Only the LORD had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their descendants after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Deuteronomy 7:6-7

For you are a holy people unto the LORD your God: the LORD your God has chosen you to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, says the LORD of 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.

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, zealous of good works.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then you shall be a special treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

Deuteronomy 32:9

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

1 Samuel 12:22

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.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 105:6

O you offspring of Abraham his servant, you children of Jacob his chosen.

Isaiah 41:8

But you, Israel, are my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the descendant of Abraham my friend.

Isaiah 43:20-21

The beast 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 you, says the LORD.

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