Amos 9:4-14 NIV

4 Though they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. “I will keep my eye on them for harm and not for good.”

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5 The Lord, the LORD Almighty— he touches the earth and it melts, and all who live in it mourn; the whole land rises like the Nile, then sinks like the river of Egypt;

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6 he builds his lofty palacea in the heavens and sets its foundationb on the earth; he calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land— the LORD is his name.

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    • y 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
    • z 9:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      7 “Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushitesc ?” declares the LORD. “Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines from Caphtordand the Arameans from Kir?

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        • { 9:7 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
        • | 9:7 - That is, Crete
          8 “Surely the eyes of the Sovereign LORDare on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy it from the face of the earth. Yet I will not totally destroy the descendants of Jacob,” declares the LORD.

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          9 “For I will give the command, and I will shake the people of Israel among all the nations as grain is shaken in a sieve, and not a pebble will reach the ground.

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          10 All the sinners among my people will die by the sword, all those who say, ‘Disaster will not overtake or meet us.’

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          Israel’s Restoration

          11 “In that day I will restore David’s fallen shelter— I will repair its broken walls and restore its ruins— and will rebuild it as it used to be,

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          12 so that they may possess the remnant of Edom and all the nations that bear my name,e ” declares the LORD, who will do these things.

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            • } 9:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "so that the remnant of people" / "and all the nations that bear my name may seek me"
              13 “The days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when the reaper will be overtaken by the plowman and the planter by the one treading grapes. New wine will drip from the mountains and flow from all the hills,

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              14 and I will bring my people Israel back from exile.f“They will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them. They will plant vineyards and drink their wine; they will make gardens and eat their fruit.

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                • ~ 9:14 - Or "will restore the fortunes of my people Israel"