then the Lord your God will restore your fortunes[a](A) and have compassion(B) on you and gather(C) you again from all the nations where he scattered(D) you.(E)

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  1. Deuteronomy 30:3 Or will bring you back from captivity

Restore our fortunes,[a](A) Lord,
    like streams in the Negev.(B)

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  1. Psalm 126:4 Or Bring back our captives

44 Fields will be bought for silver, and deeds(A) will be signed, sealed and witnessed(B) in the territory of Benjamin, in the villages around Jerusalem, in the towns of Judah and in the towns of the hill country, of the western foothills and of the Negev,(C) because I will restore(D) their fortunes,[a] declares the Lord.”

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  1. Jeremiah 32:44 Or will bring them back from captivity

11 “Also for you, Judah,
    a harvest(A) is appointed.

“Whenever I would restore the fortunes(B) of my people,

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The Nations Judged

[a]“In those days and at that time,
    when I restore the fortunes(A) of Judah(B) and Jerusalem,

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  1. Joel 3:1 In Hebrew texts 3:1-21 is numbered 4:1-21.

This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Gaza,(A)
    even for four, I will not relent.(B)
Because she took captive whole communities
    and sold them to Edom,(C)
I will send fire on the walls of Gaza
    that will consume her fortresses.
I will destroy the king[a] of Ashdod(D)
    and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon.
I will turn my hand(E) against Ekron,
    till the last of the Philistines(F) are dead,”(G)
says the Sovereign Lord.(H)

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  1. Amos 1:8 Or inhabitants