Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion!(A)
    When the Lord restores(B) his people,
    let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!

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Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the Lord bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.

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Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion!
    When God restores his people,
    let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!

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Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.

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Psalm 85[a]

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm.

You, Lord, showed favor to your land;
    you restored the fortunes(A) of Jacob.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 85:1 In Hebrew texts 85:1-13 is numbered 85:2-14.
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85 Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.

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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
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Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as the streams in the south.

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18 “This is what the Lord says:

“‘I will restore the fortunes(A) of Jacob’s tents(B)
    and have compassion(C) on his dwellings;
the city will be rebuilt(D) on her ruins,
    and the palace will stand in its proper place.

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18 Thus saith the Lord; Behold, I will bring again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have mercy on his dwellingplaces; and the city shall be builded upon her own heap, and the palace shall remain after the manner thereof.

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11 the sounds of joy and gladness,(A) the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices of those who bring thank offerings(B) to the house of the Lord, saying,

“Give thanks to the Lord Almighty,
    for the Lord is good;(C)
    his love endures forever.”(D)

For I will restore the fortunes(E) of the land as they were before,(F)’ says the Lord.

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11 The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord. For I will cause to return the captivity of the land, as at the first, saith the Lord.

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53 “‘However, I will restore(A) the fortunes of Sodom and her daughters and of Samaria and her daughters, and your fortunes along with them,(B)

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53 When I shall bring again their captivity, the captivity of Sodom and her daughters, and the captivity of Samaria and her daughters, then will I bring again the captivity of thy captives in the midst of them:

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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.
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For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,

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That land will belong
    to the remnant(A) of the people of Judah;
    there they will find pasture.
In the evening they will lie down
    in the houses of Ashkelon.
The Lord their God will care for them;
    he will restore their fortunes.[a](B)

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  1. Zephaniah 2:7 Or will bring back their captives
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And the coast shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed thereupon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening: for the Lord their God shall visit them, and turn away their captivity.

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