A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
; properly smoothness
(of the tongue); also an allotment
] his people;
; a people
(as a congregated unit
); specifically a tribe
(as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops
; figuratively a flock
; heel catcher
(that is, supplanter); Jaakob
, the Israelitish patriarch.
] the lot
; a rope
), especially a measuring line
; by implication a district
); or a noose
(as of cords
); figuratively a company
(as if tied
together); also a throe
(especially of parturition); also ruin
of his inheritance.
(in its usual sense); properly something inherited
, that is, (abstractly) occupancy
, or (concretely) an heirloom
; generally an estate
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.
- the LORD'S[YHWH's]:
Deuteronomy 26:18-19 And the LORD hath avouched thee this day to be his peculiar people, as he hath promised thee, and that [thou] shouldest keep all his commandments; ... And to make thee high above all nations which he hath made, in praise, and in name, and in honour; and that thou mayest be an holy people unto the LORD thy God, as he hath spoken.
Exodus 15:16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm they shall be [as] still as a stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, [which] thou hast purchased.
Exodus 19:5-6 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth [is] mine: ... And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These [are] the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
1 Samuel 10:1 Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured [it] upon his head, and kissed him, and said, [Is it] not because the LORD hath anointed thee [to be] captain over his inheritance?
Psalms 78:71 From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
Psalms 135:4 For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
Isaiah 43:21 This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.
Jeremiah 10:16 The portion of Jacob [is] not like them: for he [is] the former of all [things]; and Israel [is] the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of hosts [is] his name.
Jeremiah 51:19 The portion of Jacob [is] not like them; for he [is] the former of all things: and [Israel is] the rod of his inheritance: the LORD of hosts [is] his name.
Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
1 Peter 2:9-10 But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: ... Which in time past [were] not a people, but [are] now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
- Heb. cord,
Micah 2:5 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.
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