New Living Translation
"For the people of Israel belong to the LORD; Jacob is his special possession.
King James Bible
For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob the lot of his inheritance.
World English Bible
For Yahweh's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah's portion is His people, Jacob is the line of His inheritance.
Deuteronomy 32:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:9 His people - It is no wonder God had so great a regard to this people, for he chose them out of all mankind to be his peculiar portion.
Librarya survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
We shall now, in conclusion, give a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet. After an introduction in vi. 1, 2, where the mountains serve only to give greater solemnity to the scene (in the fundamental passages Deut. xxxii. 1, and in Is. 1, 2, "heaven and earth" are mentioned for the same purposes, inasmuch as they are the most venerable parts of creation; "contend with the mountains" by taking them in and applying to [Pg 522] them as hearers), the prophet reminds the people of …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Appendix xvi. On the Jewish views About Demons' and the Demonised,' Together with Some Notes on the Intercourse Between Jews and Jewish Christians in the First Centuries.
The Justice of God
The Truth of God
And he said, "O Lord, if it is true that I have found favor with you, then please travel with us. Yes, this is a stubborn and rebellious people, but please forgive our iniquity and our sins. Claim us as your own special possession."
1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it over Saul's head. He kissed Saul and said, "I am doing this because the LORD has appointed you to be the ruler over Israel, his special possession.
2 Samuel 14:16
and rescue us from those who would cut us off from the inheritance God has given us.
1 Kings 8:51
for they are your people--your special possession--whom you brought out of the iron-smelting furnace of Egypt.
1 Kings 8:53
For when you brought our ancestors out of Egypt, O Sovereign LORD, you told your servant Moses that you had set Israel apart from all the nations of the earth to be your own special possession."
Save your people! Bless Israel, your special possession. Lead them like a shepherd, and carry them in your arms forever.
Remember that we are the people you chose long ago, the tribe you redeemed as your own special possession! And remember Jerusalem, your home here on earth.
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