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

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

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

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

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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Footnotes

  1. Amos 9:14 Or fortunes

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