New American Standard Bible
"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.
King James Bible
For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob the lot of his inheritance.
World English Bible
For Yahweh's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah's portion is His people, Jacob is the line of His inheritance.
Deuteronomy 32:9 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
These verses set forth in figurative language the helpless and hopeless state of the nation when God took pity on it, and the love and care which He bestowed on it.
I propose this morning, as God shall help me, to lead you to consider your latter end. May the Holy Spirit bend your thoughts downward to the tomb. May he guide you to the grave, that you may there see the end of all earthly hopes, of all worldly pomp and show. In doing this, I shall thus divide my subject. First, let us consider Death, secondly, let us push on the consideration by considering the warnings which Death has given us already; and then, further, let us picture ourselves as dying,--bringing …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
Jeremy Taylor -- Christ's Advent to Judgment
God's True Treasure in Man
The Gospel Feast
He said, "If now I have found favor in Your sight, O Lord, I pray, let the Lord go along in our midst, even though the people are so obstinate, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us as Your own possession."
1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took the flask of oil, poured it on his head, kissed him and said, "Has not the LORD anointed you a ruler over His inheritance?
2 Samuel 14:16
'For the king will hear and deliver his maidservant from the hand of the man who would destroy both me and my son from the inheritance of God.'
1 Kings 8:51
(for they are Your people and Your inheritance which You have brought forth from Egypt, from the midst of the iron furnace),
1 Kings 8:53
"For You have separated them from all the peoples of the earth as Your inheritance, as You spoke through Moses Your servant, when You brought our fathers forth from Egypt, O Lord GOD."
Save Your people and bless Your inheritance; Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.
Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.
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