Deuteronomy 7:7-8

7It was not because you were more in number than any other people that the  Lord set his love on you and chose you, for you were the fewest of all peoples, 8but a  it is because the  Lord loves you and is keeping b  the oath that he swore to your fathers, that the  Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
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