Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though the Lord desired to crush him and make him ill, once restitution is made, he will see descendants and enjoy long life, and the Lord's purpose will be accomplished through him.
Again he says, "I will be confident in him," and again, "Here I am, with the children God has given me."
They are absolutely terrified, for God defends the godly.
Such purity characterizes the people who seek his favor, Jacob's descendants, who pray to him. (Selah)
If I had publicized these thoughts, I would have betrayed your loyal followers.
The Lord writes in the census book of the nations, "This one was born there." (Selah)
and don't think you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these stones!
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.