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Peculiar: As used in the phrase "peculiar people" in
(1 Peter 2:9) is derived from
the Lat. peculium, and denotes, as rendered in the Revised Version
("a people for God's own possession"), a special possession or
property. The church is the "property" of God, his "purchased
(Ephesians 1:14) R.V., "God's own possession".