Amos 9:7-15 NIV

7 "Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushitesa ?"1 declares the LORD. "Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines2 from Caphtorb3 and the Arameans from Kir?4

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    • d 9:7 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
    • e 9:7 - That is, Crete
      8 "Surely the eyes of the Sovereign LORD are on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy5 it from the face of the earth-- yet I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob," declares the LORD.6

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      9 "For I will give the command, and I will shake the house of Israel among all the nations as grain7 is shaken in a sieve,8 and not a pebble will reach the ground.9

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      10 All the sinners among my people will die by the sword,10 all those who say, 'Disaster will not overtake or meet us.'11

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      Israel's Restoration

      11 "In that day I will restore David's12 fallen tent.13 I will repair its broken places, restore its ruins,14 and build it as it used to be,15

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      12 so that they may possess the remnant of Edom16 and all the nations that bear my name,c17" declares the LORD, who will do these things.18

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        • f 9:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "so that the remnant of men / and all the nations that bear my name may seek [the Lord]"
          13 "The days are coming,"19 declares the LORD, "when the reaper20 will be overtaken by the plowman21 and the planter by the one treading22 grapes. New wine23 will drip from the mountains and flow from all the hills.24

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          14 I will bring25 back my exiledd26 people Israel; they will rebuild the ruined cities27 and live in them. They will plant vineyards28 and drink their wine; they will make gardens and eat their fruit.29

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            • g 9:14 - Or "will restore the fortunes of my"
              15 I will plant30 Israel in their own land,31 never again to be uprooted32 from the land I have given them,"33 says the LORD your God.34

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