chosen people

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chosen people

pl n
any of various peoples believing themselves to be chosen by God, esp the Jews

cho′sen peo′ple


n.pl.
(often caps.)
the Israelites. Ex. 19.
[1525–35]

chosen people

The Jews or ancient Hebrews or Israelites believe themselves to be the nation chosen by God. They have made a convenant with God.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chosen people - any people believing themselves to be chosen by God
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Hebrews, Israelites - the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)
References in classic literature ?
He hoped that God had sent the English across the ocean, Gentiles as they were, to enlighten this benighted portion of his once chosen race.
Their forefathers were of that chosen race whom God delivered from Egyptian bondage.
Bets must be placed before the start of the chosen race.
Totepool spokesman Matt Hulmes said: "Congratulations to the five winning tickets of the Scoop6 who will now have a shot at claiming the PS479,465 bonus fund if they can select the winner of a chosen race next Saturday.
He twice reminds them that in fulfillment of ancient prophecies, they are a royal priesthood and that includes the fact that they are a chosen race, a holy nation and God's own people.
Let me share with you 1 Peter 2:9 which inspired me to go to Edsa: You are my chosen race, chosen to proclaim the wonderful acts of God, who will pick you up from the present darkness into his marvelous light.
The Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon, organised and delivered by BTR Liverpool, is now part of the Vitality Run Series of eight specially chosen race events from across the country.
The structures of worship are just external manifestations of the qahal YHWH, the people of God who "are 'a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may announce the praises' of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light" (1 Pt 2:9).
Everyone who registers to run will get access to a special training app, Endomondo, which will help them develop customised training plans based on their chosen race.
This is the philosophy of a highly decorated Jewish authority in JS, Talmudic scholar and a spiritual leader for the closed club of the "effendi" chosen race.
Third, once they know the other race participants, runners choose the effort to exert in their chosen race.
He sincerely urged the Jews, who claim to be the chosen race, to prove their title by selecting the way of non-violence for vindicating their position on earth.