But you, Israel, My servant,(A)
Jacob, whom I have chosen,(B)
descendant of Abraham, My friend(C)
I brought[a] you from the ends of the earth
and called you from its farthest corners.
I said to you: You are My servant;
I have chosen you and not rejected you.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 41:9 Or seized

35 Then a voice came from the cloud,(A) saying:

This is My Son,(B) the Chosen One;[a](C)
listen to Him!(D)

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  1. Luke 9:35 Other mss read the Beloved

35 The(A) people stood watching, and even the leaders kept scoffing:(B) “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One!”(C)

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Coming to Him, a living stone—rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God—

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For it is contained in Scripture:

Look! I lay a stone in Zion,(A)
a chosen and honored[a] cornerstone,[b](B)
and the one who believes in Him
will never be put to shame![c](C)[d]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:6 Or valuable
  2. 1 Peter 2:6 Lit head of the corner
  3. 1 Peter 2:6 Or be disappointed
  4. 1 Peter 2:6 Is 28:16 LXX