Deuteronomy 7:7-9

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 ait is because the  Lord loves you and is keeping bthe 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. 9Know therefore that the  Lord your God is God cthe faithful God dwho keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
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