The people of Israel would be restored spiritually by the coming of Jesus Christ—who restores each of us too.

BibleGateway: Amos 9:11-15

ESV Text: Amos 9:11-15

Amos 9:11–15 (Listen)

The Restoration of Israel


11   “In that day I will raise up
    the booth of David that is fallen
  and repair its breaches,
    and raise up its ruins
    and rebuild it as in the days of old,
12   that they may possess the remnant of Edom
    and all the nations who are called by my name,”1
    declares the LORD who does this.


13   “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD,
    “when the plowman shall overtake the reaper
    and the treader of grapes him who sows the seed;
  the mountains shall drip sweet wine,
    and all the hills shall flow with it.
14   I will restore the fortunes of my people Israel,
    and they shall rebuild the ruined cities and inhabit them;
  they shall plant vineyards and drink their wine,
    and they shall make gardens and eat their fruit.
15   I will plant them on their land,
    and they shall never again be uprooted
    out of the land that I have given them,”
      says the LORD your God.

Footnotes

[1] 9:12 Hebrew; Septuagint (compare Acts 15:17) that the remnant of mankind and all the nations who are called by my name may seek the Lord

(ESV)


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 9

     11 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. 13 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt. 14 And I will bring again the captivity of my people of Israel, and they shall build the waste cities, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and drink the wine thereof; they shall also make gardens, and eat the fruit of them. 15 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.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 75:
Ye Sons of Men, Oh, Hearken

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

1. Ye sons of men, oh, hearken: 
Your heart and mind prepare, 
To hail the almighty Savior, 
O sinners, be your care. 
He who of grace alone 
Our Life and Light was given, 
The promised Lord from heaven, 
Unto our world is shown. 

2. Prepare the way before Him; 
Prepare for Him the best, 
Cast out whate’er offendeth 
This great, this heavenly Guest 
Make straight, make plain, the way: 
The lowly valleys raising 
The heights of pride abasing. 
His path all even lay. 

3. The humble heart and lowly 
God lifteth up on high: 
Beneath His feet in anguish 
The haughty soul shall lie. 
The heart, sincere and right, 
That heeds God’s invitation 
And makes true preparation, 
It is the Lord’s delight. 

4. Prepare my heart, Lord Jesus, 
Turn not from me aside, 
And grant that I receive Thee 
This blessed Advent-tide. 
From stall and manger low 
Come Thou to dwell within me; 
Loud praises will I sing Thee 
And forth Thy glory show. 


Hymn: LSB 338 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
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