Deuteronomy 14:2

2 for you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the LORD has chosen you to be his treasured possession.

Deuteronomy 14:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.
ESV
2 For you are a people holy to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
NLT
2 You have been set apart as holy to the LORD your God, and he has chosen you from all the nations of the earth to be his own special treasure.
MSG
2 You only are a people holy to God, your God; God chose you out of all the people on Earth as his cherished personal treasure.
CSB
2 for you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. The Lord has chosen you to be His special people out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.

Deuteronomy 14:2 In-Context

1 You are the children of the LORD your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead,
2 for you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the LORD has chosen you to be his treasured possession.
3 Do not eat any detestable thing.
4 These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
5 the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Genesis 28:14; Exodus 22:31; Isaiah 6:13; Malachi 2:15
  • 2. S Leviticus 20:26; Romans 12:1
  • 3. S Exodus 8:22; S Deuteronomy 7:6; Deuteronomy 26:18-19
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