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Deuteronomy 7:6

    Deuteronomy 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For you are an holy people to the LORD your God: the LORD your God has chosen you to be a special people to himself, above all people that are on the face of the earth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For you are a holy people to the Lord your God: marked out by the Lord your God to be his special people out of all the nations on the face of the earth.

    Webster's Revision

    For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

    World English Bible

    For you are a holy people to Yahweh your God: Yahweh your God has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples who are on the face of the earth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 7:6

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 7:6

    Thou art a holy people - And therefore should have no connection with the workers of iniquity.

    A special people - סגלה segullah, - Septuagint, λαον περιουσιον, - a peculiar people, a private property. The words as they stand in the Septuagint are quoted by the apostle, 1 Peter 2:9.