Isaiah 41:8
Good News Translation
"But you, Israel my servant, you are the people that I have chosen, the descendants of Abraham, my friend.

Contemporary English Version
Israel, you are my servant. I chose you, the family of my friend Abraham.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But thou Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend:

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

thou

Isaiah 43:1 And now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and formed thee, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed thee, and called thee by thy name: thou art mine.

Isaiah 44:1,2,21 And now hear, O Jacob, my servant, and Israel whom I have chosen. . . .

Isaiah 48:12 Hearken to me, O Jacob, and thou Israel whom I call: I am he, I am the first, and I am the last.

Isaiah 49:3 And he said to me: Thou art my servant Israel, for in thee will I glory.

Exodus 19:5,6 If therefore you will hear my voice, and keep my covenant, you shall be my peculiar possession above all people: for all the earth is mine. . . .

Leviticus 25:42 For they are my servants, and I brought them out of the land of Egypt: let them not be sold as bondmen.

Deuteronomy 7:6-8 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God. The Lord thy God hath chosen thee, to be his peculiar people of all peoples that are upon the earth. . . .

Deuteronomy 10:15 And yet the Lord hath been closely joined to thy fathers, and loved them and chose their seed after them, that is to say, you, out of all nations, as this day it is proved.

Deuteronomy 14:2 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God: and he chose thee to be his peculiar people of all nations that are upon the earth.

Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord: the people whom he hath chosen for his inheritance.

Psalm 105:6,42-45 O ye seed of Abraham his servant; ye sons of Jacob his chosen. . . .

Psalm 135:4 For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself: Israel for his own possession.

Jeremiah 33:24 Hast thou not seen what this people hath spoken, saying: The two families which the Lord had chosen, are cast off: and they have despised my people, so that it is no more a nation before them?

the seed

Matthew 3:9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

John 8:33-44 They answered him: We are the seed of Abraham: and we have never been slaves to any man. How sayest thou: You shall be free? . . .

Romans 4:12,13 And he might be the father of circumcision; not to them only that are of the circumcision, but to them also that follow the steps of the faith that is in the uncircumcision of our father Abraham. . . .

Romans 9:4-8 Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises: . . .

Galatians 3:19 Why then was the law? It was set because of transgressions, until the seed should come to whom he made the promise, being ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

Galatians 4:22-31 For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman and the other by a free woman. . . .

my friend

2 Chronicles 20:7 Didst not thou our God kill all the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

John 15:14,15 You are my friends, if you do the things that I command you. . . .

James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled, saying: Abraham believed God, and it was reputed to him to justice, and he was called the friend of God.

Context
God's Help to Israel
7The coppersmith striking with the hammer encouraged him that forged at that time, saying: It is ready for soldering: and he strengthened it with nails, that it should not be moved. 8But thou Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend:9In whom I have taken thee from the ends of the earth, and from the remote parts thereof have called thee, and said to thee: Thou art my servant, I have chosen thee, and have not cast thee away.…
Cross References
James 2:23
And the scripture was fulfilled, saying: Abraham believed God, and it was reputed to him to justice, and he was called the friend of God.

2 Chronicles 20:7
Didst not thou our God kill all the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

Psalm 136:22
For an inheritance to his servant Israel: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Isaiah 14:1
Her time is near at hand, and her days shall not be prolonged. For the Lord will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose out of Israel, and will make them rest upon their own ground: and the stranger shall be joined with them, and shall adhere to the house of Jacob.

Isaiah 29:22
Therefore thus saith the Lord to the house of Jacob, he that redeemed Abraham: Jacob shall not now be confounded, neither shall his countenance now be ashamed:

Isaiah 42:1
Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

Isaiah 42:19
Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, but he to whom I have sent my messengers? Who is blind, but he that is sold? or who is blind, but the servant of the Lord?

Isaiah 43:5
Fear not, for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west.

Isaiah 43:10
You are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that you may know, and believe me, and understand that I myself am. Before me there was no God formed, and after me there shall be none.

Isaiah 44:1
And now hear, O Jacob, my servant, and Israel whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 44:2
Thus saith the Lord that made and formed thee, thy helper from the womb: Fear not, O my servant Jacob, and thou most righteous whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 45:4
For the sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have made a likeness of thee, and thou hast not known me.

Isaiah 51:2
Look unto Abraham your father, and to Sara that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

Isaiah 63:16
For thou art our father, and Abraham hath not known us, and Israel hath been ignorant of us: thou, O Lord, art our father, our redeemer, from everlasting is thy name.

Malachi 1:2
I have loved you, saith the Lord: and you have said: Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau brother to Jacob, saith the Lord, and I have loved Jacob,

Additional Translations
But you, O Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, descendant of Abraham My friend—But you, Israel, are my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.

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

But thou, Israel, art my servant Jacob, and he whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraam, whom I have loved:

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

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

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

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

-- And thou, O Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, Seed of Abraham, My lover,
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