"Yahweh Himself acquired me as the beginning of His way; Preceeding His deeds of yore" (Pro 8:22).
Gen 14:19 He blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Possessor (acquired)
of heaven and earth;
Exo 15:16 "Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased
Psa 74:2 Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased (acquired)
of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.
Isa 11:11 Then it will happen on that day that the Lord Will again recover (acquired)
the second time with His hand The remnant of His people, who will remain, From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, And from the islands of the sea.
Deu 32:6 "Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought (acquired)
you? He has made you and established you.
Pro 4:5 Acquire
understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
Pro 4:7 "The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire
wisdom; And with all your acquiring, (creation) get understanding.
Pro 1:5 A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire
Neh 5:8 I said to them, "We according to our ability have redeemed (acquired)
our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; now would you even sell your brothers that they may be sold to us?" Then they were silent and could not find a word to say.
Gen 4:1 Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, "I have gotten (acquired)
a manchild with the help of the LORD."
Gen 33:19 He bought (acquired)
the piece of land where he had pitched his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.
Gen 39:1 Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought (acquired)
him from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.
Pro 8:22 "The LORD possessed (acquired)
me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.It might also be a good question to ask , how did He buy or purchase or redeem it? Good question! It's a difficult answer unless you go with what seems obvious. Hey, who said it was obvious? Right Tony?