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Psalms 135:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, [And] Israel for his own possession.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD hath chosen Jacob to himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, Israel for his own possession.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, Jacob, hath Yah chosen for himself, Israel, for his own treasure.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Jacob hath Jah chosen for Himself, Israel for His peculiar treasure.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself: Israel for his own possession.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the Lord hath chosen Iacob vnto himselfe: [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yah hath chosen Yaaqov unto himself, [and] Yisrael for his peculiar treasure.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
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.
Yh יָה 3050
{3050} Prime
יָהּ
Yahh
{yaw}
Contracted for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name.
hath chosen 977
{0977} Prime
בָּחַר
bachar
{baw-khar'}
A primitive root; properly to try, that is, (by implication) select.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
unto himself, [and] Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
for his peculiar treasure. 5459
{5459} Prime
סְגֻלָּה
c@gullah
{seg-ool-law'}
Feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to shut up; wealth (as closely shut up).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 135:4-7

_ _ God’s choice of Israel is the first reason assigned for rendering praise; the next, His manifested greatness in creation and providence.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 135:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 135:4

For the LORD hath (c) chosen Jacob unto himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.

(c) That is, has freely loved the posterity of Abraham.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the LORD[YaH]:

Psalms 33:12 Blessed [is] the nation whose God [is] the LORD; [and] the people [whom] he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
Deuteronomy 7:6-7 For thou [art] an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that [are] upon the face of the earth. ... The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye [were] the fewest of all people:
Deuteronomy 10:15 Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, [even] you above all people, as [it is] this day.
1 Samuel 12:22 For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.
Isaiah 41:8 But thou, Israel, [art] my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.
Isaiah 43:20-21 The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, [and] rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen. ... This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.
Zechariah 2:10-12 Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD. ... And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.
1 Peter 2:9 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:

his peculiar:

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.
Deuteronomy 32:9 For the LORD'S portion [is] his people; Jacob [is] the lot of his inheritance.
Malachi 3:17 And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
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Ex 19:5. Dt 7:6; 10:15; 32:9. 1S 12:22. Ps 33:12. Is 41:8; 43:20. Zc 2:10. Mal 3:17. Tit 2:14. 1P 2:9.

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