1 Peter 2:9 References

9 But you are aA CHOSEN RACE, A royal bPRIESTHOOD, A cHOLY NATION, dA PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you eout of darkness into His marvelous light;

a Isaiah 43:20, Deuteronomy 10:15

Isaiah 43

20 "The beasts of the field will glorify Me, The ajackals and the ostriches, Because I have bgiven waters in the wilderness And rivers in the desert, To give drink to My chosen people.

Deuteronomy 10

15 "aYet on your fathers did the Lord set His affection to love them, and He chose their descendants after them, even you above all peoples, as it is this day.