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;

d Exodus 19:5, Deuteronomy 4:20, Deuteronomy 14:2, Titus 2:14

Exodus 19

5 'Now then, aif you will indeed obey My voice and bkeep My covenant, then you shall be cMy own possession among all the peoples, for dall the earth is Mine;

Deuteronomy 4

20 "But the Lord has taken you and brought you out of athe iron furnace, from Egypt, to bbe a people for His own possession, as today.

Deuteronomy 14

2 "For you are aa holy people to the Lord your God, and the Lord has chosen you to be a bpeople for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

Titus 2

14 who agave Himself for us bto redeem us from every lawless deed, and to cpurify for Himself a dpeople for His own possession, ezealous for good deeds.