Amos 9:7-15 NIV

7 “Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushitesa ?” declares the LORD. “Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines from Caphtorband 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,c ” 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.d“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"
              15 I will plant Israel in their own land, never again to be uprooted from the land I have given them,” says the LORD your God.

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