26 who carries out the words(A) of his servants
    and fulfills(B) the predictions of his messengers,

who says of Jerusalem,(C) ‘It shall be inhabited,’
    of the towns of Judah, ‘They shall be rebuilt,’
    and of their ruins,(D) ‘I will restore them,’(E)

Read full chapter

The Lord will surely comfort(A) Zion(B)
    and will look with compassion on all her ruins;(C)
he will make her deserts like Eden,(D)
    her wastelands(E) like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness(F) will be found in her,
    thanksgiving(G) and the sound of singing.

Read full chapter

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

Read full chapter

33 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: On the day I cleanse(A) you from all your sins, I will resettle your towns, and the ruins(B) will be rebuilt.(C)

Read full chapter

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)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

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

16 “Therefore this is what the Lord says: ‘I will return(A) to Jerusalem with mercy, and there my house will be rebuilt. And the measuring line(B) will be stretched out over Jerusalem,’ declares the Lord Almighty.(C)

17 “Proclaim further: This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘My towns will again overflow with prosperity, and the Lord will again comfort(D) Zion and choose(E) Jerusalem.’”(F)

Read full chapter