Psalm 135:4
Strong's Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: 1) that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since 1a) that 1a1) yea, indeed 1b) when (of time) 1b1) when, if, though (with a concessive force) 1c) because, since (causal connection) 1d) but (after negative) 1e) that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if 1f) but rather, but 1g) except that 1h) only, nevertheless 1i) surely 1j) that is 1k) but if 1l) for though 1m) forasmuch as, for therefore

the LORD
יָ֑הּ (yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3050: 1) Jah (Jehovah in the shortened form) 1a) the proper name of the one true God 1b) used in many compounds 1b1) names beginning with the letters 'Je' 1b2) names ending with 'iah' or 'jah'

has chosen
בָּחַ֣ר (bā·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 977: 1) to choose, elect, decide for 1a) (Qal) to choose 1b) (Niphal) to be chosen 1c) (Pual) to be chosen, selected

Jacob
יַעֲקֹ֗ב (ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3290: Jacob = 'heel holder' or 'supplanter' 1) son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham, and father of the 12 patriarchs of the tribes of Israel

as His own,
ל֣וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew :

Israel
יִ֝שְׂרָאֵ֗ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel = 'God prevails' 1) the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel 2) the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob 2a) the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split 2b) the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah 2c) the name of the nation after the return from exile

as His treasured possession.
לִסְגֻלָּתֽוֹ׃ (lis·ḡul·lā·ṯōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5459: 1) possession, property 1a) valued property, peculiar treasure 1b) treasure

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Yahweh has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel as His treasured possession.

New American Standard Bible
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

King James Bible
For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, [and] Israel for his peculiar treasure.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.

New Living Translation
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel for his own special treasure.

English Standard Version
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his own possession.

New American Standard Bible
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

King James Bible
For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Yahweh has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel as His treasured possession.

International Standard Version
It is Jacob whom the LORD chose for himself— Israel as his personal possession.

NET Bible
Indeed, the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel to be his special possession.

American Standard Version
For Jehovah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, And Israel for his own possession.

English Revised Version
For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Young's Literal Translation
For Jacob hath Jah chosen for Himself, Israel for His peculiar treasure.






Cross References
Titus 2:14
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Exodus 19:5
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

Deuteronomy 7:6
For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

Deuteronomy 10:15
Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

Psalm 4:3
But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.

Psalm 105:6
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.

Isaiah 41:9
Thou whom I have taken from the ends of the earth, and called thee from the chief men thereof, and said unto thee, Thou art my servant; I have chosen thee, and not cast thee away.

Malachi 3:17
And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Psalm 1:1
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

Psalm 135:3
Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
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