New American Standard Bible
O seed of Abraham, His servant, O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
King James Bible
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye sons of Jacob, his chosen ones.
World English Bible
you seed of Abraham, his servant, you children of Jacob, his chosen ones.
Young's Literal Translation
O seed of Abraham, His servant, O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen - All you who are descendants of Abraham and Jacob; the former being particularly mentioned here because he was the great ancestor of the Hebrew people; the latter, because the events referred to were closely connected with the history of Jacob - with his going down into Egypt, and with the division of the tribes named after his sons. The word rendered "his chosen" would seem in our version to refer to Jacob. In the original, however, it is in the plural number, and must agree with the word rendered "children," "Ye chosen sons of Jacob" (compare Psalm 105:43). So it has been translated in 1 Chronicles 16:13, "Ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones."
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
The vineyard of the Lord
The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
1 Chronicles 16:13
O seed of Israel His servant, Sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
For He remembered His holy word With Abraham His servant;
That I may see the prosperity of Your chosen ones, That I may rejoice in the gladness of Your nation, That I may glory with Your inheritance.
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.
Even a heritage to Israel His servant, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
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