The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelled as strangers in the land of Egypt…
1. Moving slowly forward as the hours of the Eternal God, with whom a thousand years are as one day, and of the long suffering God, whose patience has borne with this perverse world, as it did with Israel for forty years in the wilderness.
2. But unceasingly progressing to the end appointed of God — of the world's redemption, and the world's judgment.
Parallel VersesKJV: The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.