It is he that buildeth his storiesa in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name.7
Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel?saith the LORD. Have not I brought upIsrael out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?8
Behold, the eyes of the LordGOD are upon the sinfulkingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth;saving that I will not utterlydestroy the house of Jacob,saith the LORD.9
For, lo, I will command , and I will siftb the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grainfall upon the earth.10
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which say , The evil shall not overtake nor prevent us.
In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen , and close up the breaches thereof; and I will raise up his ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old:12
That they may possess the remnant of Edom, and of all the heathen, which are called by my name,saith the LORD that doeth this.
Behold, the dayscome , saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper , and the treader of grapes him that sowethcseed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt .
And I will bring again the captivity of my people of Israel, and they shall build the wastecities, and inhabit them; and they shall plantvineyards, and drink the wine thereof; they shall also makegardens, and eat the fruit of them.
And I will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them, saith the LORD thy God.