Deuteronomy 32:9
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
"For the people of Israel belong to the LORD; Jacob is his special possession.

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
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

32:9 His people - It is no wonder God had so great a regard to this people, for he chose them out of all mankind to be his peculiar portion.

Deuteronomy 32:9 Parallel Commentaries

Library
a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
We shall now, in conclusion, give a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet. After an introduction in vi. 1, 2, where the mountains serve only to give greater solemnity to the scene (in the fundamental passages Deut. xxxii. 1, and in Is. 1, 2, "heaven and earth" are mentioned for the same purposes, inasmuch as they are the most venerable parts of creation; "contend with the mountains" by taking them in and applying to [Pg 522] them as hearers), the prophet reminds the people of
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Appendix xvi. On the Jewish views About Demons' and the Demonised,' Together with Some Notes on the Intercourse Between Jews and Jewish Christians in the First Centuries.
IT is not, of course, our purpose here to attempt an exhaustive account of the Jewish views on demons' and the demonised.' A few preliminary strictures were, however, necessary on a work upon which writers on this subject have too implictly relied. I refer to Gfrörer's Jahrhundert des Heils (especially vol. i. pp. 378-424). Gfrörer sets out by quoting a passage in the Book of Enoch on which he lays great stress, but which critical inquiries of Dillmann and other scholars have shown to be
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Justice of God
The next attribute is God's justice. All God's attributes are identical, and are the same with his essence. Though he has several attributes whereby he is made known to us, yet he has but one essence. A cedar tree may have several branches, yet it is but one cedar. So there are several attributes of God whereby we conceive of him, but only one entire essence. Well, then, concerning God's justice. Deut 32:4. Just and right is he.' Job 37:23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Truth of God
The next attribute is God's truth. A God of truth and without iniquity; just and right is he.' Deut 32:4. For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.' Psa 57:10. Plenteous in truth.' Psa 86:15. I. God is the truth. He is true in a physical sense; true in his being: he has a real subsistence, and gives a being to others. He is true in a moral sense; he is true sine errore, without errors; et sine fallacia, without deceit. God is prima veritas, the pattern and prototype
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Exodus 34:9
And he said, "O Lord, if it is true that I have found favor with you, then please travel with us. Yes, this is a stubborn and rebellious people, but please forgive our iniquity and our sins. Claim us as your own special possession."

1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it over Saul's head. He kissed Saul and said, "I am doing this because the LORD has appointed you to be the ruler over Israel, his special possession.

2 Samuel 14:16
and rescue us from those who would cut us off from the inheritance God has given us.

1 Kings 8:51
for they are your people--your special possession--whom you brought out of the iron-smelting furnace of Egypt.

1 Kings 8:53
For when you brought our ancestors out of Egypt, O Sovereign LORD, you told your servant Moses that you had set Israel apart from all the nations of the earth to be your own special possession."

Psalm 28:9
Save your people! Bless Israel, your special possession. Lead them like a shepherd, and carry them in your arms forever.

Psalm 74:2
Remember that we are the people you chose long ago, the tribe you redeemed as your own special possession! And remember Jerusalem, your home here on earth.

Jump to Previous
Allotment Allotted Heritage Inheritance Jacob Jehovah's Lot Portion Wealth
Jump to Next
Allotment Allotted Heritage Inheritance Jacob Jehovah's Lot Portion Wealth
Links
Deuteronomy 32:9 NIV
Deuteronomy 32:9 NLT
Deuteronomy 32:9 ESV
Deuteronomy 32:9 NASB
Deuteronomy 32:9 KJV

Deuteronomy 32:9 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 32:9 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 32:9 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 32:9 French Bible
Deuteronomy 32:9 German Bible

Deuteronomy 32:9 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Deuteronomy 32:8
Top of Page
Top of Page