A Song of Praise

26 In that day(A) this song will be sung(B) in the land of Judah:

We have a strong city;(C)
    God makes salvation
    its walls(D) and ramparts.(E)

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20 Look on Zion,(A) the city of our festivals;
    your eyes will see Jerusalem,
    a peaceful abode,(B) a tent(C) that will not be moved;(D)
its stakes will never be pulled up,
    nor any of its ropes broken.

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33 “Therefore this is what the Lord says concerning the king of Assyria:

“He will not enter this city(A)
    or shoot an arrow here.
He will not come before it with shield
    or build a siege ramp(B) against it.

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21 They will build houses(A) and dwell in them;
    they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.(B)

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14 When you see this, your heart will rejoice(A)
    and you will flourish(B) like grass;
the hand(C) of the Lord will be made known to his servants,(D)
    but his fury(E) will be shown to his foes.

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14     and I will bring(A) my people Israel back from exile.[a](B)

“They will rebuild the ruined cities(C) and live in them.
    They will plant vineyards(D) and drink their wine;
    they will make gardens and eat their fruit.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 9:14 Or will restore the fortunes of my people Israel