15 Yet (A)the Lord set his heart in love on your fathers and chose their offspring after them, you above all peoples, as you are this day.
4 Because you are precious in my eyes, and honoured, and I love you,I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.
9 (A)In all their affliction he was afflicted,[a] and the angel of his presence saved them;(B)in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; (C)he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old.
3 the Lord appeared to him[a] from far away.(A)I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore (B)I have continued (C)my faithfulness to you.
11 (A)When Israel was a child, (B)I loved him, and out of Egypt I (C)called (D)my son.
2 (A)“I have loved you,” says the Lord. (B)But you say, “How have you loved us?” “Is not Esau (C)Jacob's brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet (D)I have loved Jacob
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