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Deuteronomy 32:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD'S portion [is] his people; Jacob [is] the lot of his inheritance.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For the LORD’S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD'S portion [is] his people; Jacob [is] the lot of his inheritance.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob the lot of his inheritance.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, Yahweh's portion, is his people,—Jacob, his inherited possession.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Jehovah's portion [is] His people, Jacob [is] the line of His inheritance.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the Lord's portion is his people: Jacob the lot of his inheritance.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORDS portion [is] his people: Iacob [is] the lot of his inheritance.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And his people Jacob became the portion of the Lord, Israel was the line of his inheritance.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh's portion [is] his people; Yaaqov [is] the lot of his inheritance.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
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.
Yhw's יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
portion 2506
{2506} Prime
From H2505; properly smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment.
[is] his people; 5971
{5971} Prime
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
[is] the lot 2256
{2256} Prime
From H2254; a rope (as twisted), especially a measuring line; by implication a district or inheritance (as measured); or a noose (as of cords); figuratively a company (as if tied together); also a throe (especially of parturition); also ruin.
of his inheritance. 5159
{5159} Prime
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 32:8-9.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 32:7-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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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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Ex 15:16; 19:5. Dt 26:18. 1S 10:1. Ps 78:71; 135:4. Is 43:21. Jr 10:16; 51:19. Mi 2:5. Ep 1:18. 1P 2:9.

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