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1 Kings 8:53

8:53 For you separated them. Since God specifically chose Israel and liberated them from Egypt to become His own special inheritance (Ex. 19:3–6; Deut. 4:20; 9:26), Solomon prays that God will not forget this history of redemption when Israel finds itself in exile.