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Amos 9:14


I will bring back my people, Israel; 1  they will rebuild the cities lying in rubble 2  and settle down. 3  They will plant vineyards and drink the wine they produce; 4  they will grow orchards 5  and eat the fruit they produce. 6 


Ps 53:6; Isa 61:4; Isa 62:8,9; Isa 65:21; Jer 30:3,18; Jer 30:18; Jer 31:23; Jer 31:38-40; Eze 16:53; Eze 28:26; Eze 36:33-36; Eze 37:25-28; Eze 39:25; Joe 3:1,2; Am 5:11; Zep 1:13

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tn This line can also be translated “I will restore the fortunes of my people, Israel” and is a common idiom (e.g., Deut 30:3; Jer 30:3; Hos 6:11; Zeph 3:20). This rendering is followed by several modern English versions (e.g., NEB, NRSV, NJPS).

tn Or “the ruined [or “desolate”] cities.”

tn Or “and live [in them].”

tn Heb “drink their wine.”

tn Or “gardens.”

tn Heb “eat their fruit.”

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