Psalms 135:4

NET ©

Indeed, the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel to be his special possession.

NIV ©

For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.

NASB ©

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

NLT ©

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel for his own special treasure.

MSG ©

And why? Because GOD chose Jacob, embraced Israel as a prize possession.

BBE ©

For the Lord has taken Jacob for himself, and Israel for his property.

NRSV ©

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his own possession.

NKJV ©

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His special treasure.

KJV
For the LORD
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hath chosen
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Jacob
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unto himself, [and] Israel
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for his peculiar treasure
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HEBREW
wtlgol
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larvy
<03478>
hy
<03050>
wl
<0>
rxb
<0977>
bqey
<03290>
yk (135:4)
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LXXM
(134:4) oti
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CONJ
ton
<3588>  
T-ASM
iakwb
<2384>  
N-PRI
exelexato
 
V-AMI-3S
eautw
<1438>  
D-DSM
o
<3588>  
T-NSM
kuriov
<2962>  
N-NSM
israhl
<2474>  
N-PRI
eiv
<1519>  
PREP
periousiasmon
 
N-ASM
autou
<846>  
P-GSM
NET © [draft] ITL
Indeed
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, the Lord
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has chosen
<0977>
Jacob
<03290>
for himself, Israel
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to be his special possession
<05459>
.
NET © Notes

tn Or “for.”

sn His special possession. The language echoes Exod 19:5; Deut 7:6; 14:2; 26:18. See also Mal 3:17.