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Chosen

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Spoken of warriors (Exodus 15:4; Judges 20:16 ), of the Hebrew nation (Psalm 105:43; Deuteronomy 7:7 ), of Jerusalem as the seat of the temple (1 Kings 11:13 ). Christ is the "chosen" of God (Isaiah 42:1 ); and the apostles are "chosen" for their work (Acts 10:41 ). It is said with regard to those who do not profit by their opportunities that "many are called, but few are chosen" (Matthew 20:16 ). (See ELECTION .)

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Chosen'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​c/chosen.html. 1897.
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