1 Chronicles 17:22
Good News Translation
You have made Israel your own people forever, and you, LORD, have become their God.

Contemporary English Version
You have chosen Israel to be your people forever, and you have become their God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou hast made thy people Israel to be thy own people for ever, and thou, O Lord, art become their God.

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And thou hast made thy people Israel to be thy own people for ever, and thou, O Lord, art become their God.

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Genesis 17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and between thy seed after thee in their generations, by a perpetual covenant: to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Exodus 19:5,6 If therefore you will hear my voice, and keep my covenant, you shall be my peculiar possession above all people: for all the earth is mine. . . .

Deuteronomy 7:6-8 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God. The Lord thy God hath chosen thee, to be his peculiar people of all peoples that are upon the earth. . . .

Deuteronomy 26:18,19 And the Lord hath chosen thee this day, to be his peculiar people, as he hath spoken to thee, and to keep all his commandments: . . .

1 Samuel 12:22 And the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because the Lord hath sworn to make you his people.

Jeremiah 31:31-34 Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord, and I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Juda: . . .

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

Romans 9:4-6,25,26 Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises: . . .

Romans 11:1,2 I say then: Hath God cast away his people? God forbid! For I also am an Israelite of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. . . .

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Context
David's Prayer of Thanksgiving
21For what other nation is there upon earth like thy people Israel, whom God went to deliver, and make a people for himself, and by his greatness and terrors cast out nations before their face whom he had delivered out of Egypt? 22And thou hast made thy people Israel to be thy own people for ever, and thou, O Lord, art become their God.23Now therefore, O Lord, let the word which thou hast spoken to thy servant, and concerning his house, be established for ever, and do as thou hast said.…
Cross References
Exodus 19:5
If therefore you will hear my voice, and keep my covenant, you shall be my peculiar possession above all people: for all the earth is mine.

Exodus 19:6
And you shall be to me a priestly kingdom, and a holy nation. These are the words thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.

1 Kings 10:9
Blessed be the Lord thy God, whom thou hast pleased, and who hath set thee upon the throne of Israel, because the Lord hath loved Israel for ever, and hath appointed thee king, to do judgment and justice.

1 Chronicles 17:21
For what other nation is there upon earth like thy people Israel, whom God went to deliver, and make a people for himself, and by his greatness and terrors cast out nations before their face whom he had delivered out of Egypt?

1 Chronicles 17:23
Now therefore, O Lord, let the word which thou hast spoken to thy servant, and concerning his house, be established for ever, and do as thou hast said.

Additional Translations
For You have made Your people Israel Your very own forever, and You, O LORD, have become their God.For your people Israel did you make your own people for ever; and you, LORD, became their God.

For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for ever; and thou, Jehovah, becamest their God.

And thou hast appointed thy people Israel as a people to thyself for ever; and thou, Lord, didst become a God to them.

And thy people Israel hast thou made thine own people for ever; and thou, Jehovah, art become their God.

For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest their God.

For thy people Israel didst thou make thy own people for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest their God.

For your people Israel you made your own people forever; and you, Yahweh, became their God.

Yea, Thou dost appoint Thy people Israel to Thee for a people unto the age, and Thou, O Jehovah, hast been to them for God.
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