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Psalm 135

Psa. 135:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Forg the Lord
Yahh (Hebrew #3050)
Jah, the sacred name
KJV usage: Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in "-iah," "- jah."
Pronounce: yaw
Origin: contraction for 3068, and meaning the same
hath chosen
bachar (Hebrew #977)
properly, to try, i.e. (by implication) select
KJV usage: acceptable, appoint, choose (choice), excellent, join, be rather, require.
Pronounce: baw-khar'
Origin: a primitive root
Jacob
Ya`aqob (Hebrew #3290)
heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch
KJV usage: Jacob.
Pronounce: yah-ak-obe'
Origin: from 6117
unto himself, and Israel
Yisra'el (Hebrew #3478)
from 8280 and 410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Pronounce: yis-raw-ale'
for his peculiar treasure
cgullah (Hebrew #5459)
wealth (as closely shut up)
KJV usage: jewel, peculiar (treasure), proper good, special.
Pronounce: seg-ool-law'
Origin: feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to shut up
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Cross References

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the Lord.
Psa. 33:12• 12Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah, the people that he hath chosen for his inheritance! (Psa. 33:12)
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Deut. 7:6‑7• 6For a holy people art thou unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be unto him a people for a possession, above all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
7Not because ye were more in number than all the peoples, hath Jehovah been attached to you and chosen you, for ye are the fewest of all the peoples;
(Deut. 7:6‑7)
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Deut. 10:15• 15Only, Jehovah took pleasure in thy fathers, to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you, out of all the peoples, as it is this day. (Deut. 10:15)
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1 Sam. 12:22• 22For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people. (1 Sam. 12:22)
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Isa. 41:8• 8But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham, my friend (Isa. 41:8)
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Isa. 43:20‑21• 20The beast of the field shall glorify me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I will give waters in the wilderness, rivers in the waste, to give drink to my people, my chosen.
21This people have I formed for myself: they shall shew forth my praise.
(Isa. 43:20‑21)
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Zech. 2:10‑12• 10Sing aloud and rejoice, daughter of Zion; for behold, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith Jehovah.
11And many nations shall join themselves to Jehovah in that day, and shall be unto me for a people; and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
12And Jehovah shall inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
(Zech. 2:10‑12)
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1 Peter 2:9• 9But *ye* are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light; (1 Peter 2:9)
his peculiar.

J. N. Darby Translation

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For Jah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, Israel for his own possessionl.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "peculiar treasure." see Ex. 19.5.