Prayer for God’s Mercy upon the Nation.

For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.

85 O Lord, You showed (A)favor to Your land;
You [a](B)restored the captivity of Jacob.

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  1. Psalm 85:1 Or restore the fortunes

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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  1. Psalm 85:1 In Hebrew texts 85:1-13 is numbered 85:2-14.

85 Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.

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Restoration of Jacob

18 “Thus says the Lord,
‘Behold, I will (A)restore the [a]fortunes of the tents of Jacob
And (B)have compassion on his dwelling places;
And the (C)city will be rebuilt on its ruin,
And the (D)palace will stand on its rightful place.

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  1. Jeremiah 30:18 Or captivity

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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44 Men will buy fields for money, [a](A)sign and seal deeds, and call in witnesses in the (B)land of Benjamin, in the environs of Jerusalem, in the cities of Judah, in the cities of the hill country, in the cities of the lowland and in the cities of the [b]Negev; for I will (C)restore their [c]fortunes,’ declares the Lord.”

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  1. Jeremiah 32:44 Or write...on the document
  2. Jeremiah 32:44 I.e. South country
  3. Jeremiah 32:44 Or captivity

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

44 Men shall buy fields for money, and subscribe evidences, and seal them, and take witnesses in the land of Benjamin, and in the places about Jerusalem, and in the cities of Judah, and in the cities of the mountains, and in the cities of the valley, and in the cities of the south: for I will cause their captivity to return, saith the Lord.

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26 then I would (A)reject the [a]descendants of Jacob and David My servant, [b]not taking from his [c]descendants (B)rulers over the [d]descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. But I will (C)restore their [e]fortunes and will have (D)mercy on them.’”

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  1. Jeremiah 33:26 Lit seed
  2. Jeremiah 33:26 Lit from taking
  3. Jeremiah 33:26 Lit seed
  4. Jeremiah 33:26 Lit seed
  5. Jeremiah 33:26 Or captivity

26 then I will reject(A) the descendants of Jacob(B) and David my servant and will not choose one of his sons to rule over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. For I will restore their fortunes[a](C) and have compassion(D) on them.’”

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  1. Jeremiah 33:26 Or will bring them back from captivity

26 Then will I cast away the seed of Jacob and David my servant, so that I will not take any of his seed to be rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to return, and have mercy on them.

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14 “Also I will (A)restore the [a]captivity of My people Israel,
And they will (B)rebuild the ruined cities and live in them;
They will also (C)plant vineyards and drink their wine,
And make gardens and eat their fruit.

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  1. Amos 9:14 Or fortunes

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

14 And I will bring again the captivity of my people of Israel, and they shall build the waste cities, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and drink the wine thereof; they shall also make gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

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