Psalm 147:2 {146:2}
Good News Translation
The LORD is restoring Jerusalem; he is bringing back the exiles.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem and brings the people of Israel back home again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord buildeth up Jerusalem: he will gather together the dispersed of Israel.

New American Bible
The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem, and gathers the dispersed of Israel,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord buildeth up Jerusalem: he will gather together the dispersed of Israel.

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Psalm 51:18 Deal favourably, O Lord, in thy good will with Sion; that the walls of Jerusalem may be built up.

Psalm 102:13-16 Thou shalt arise and have mercy on Sion: for it is time to have mercy on it, for the time is come. . . .

Nehemiah 3:1 Then Eliasib the high priest arose, and his brethren the priests, and they built the flock gate: they sanctified it, and set up the doors thereof, even unto the tower of a hundred cubits they sanctified it unto the tower of Hananeel.

Nehemiah 7:4 And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built.

Isaiah 14:32 And what shall be answered to the messengers of the nations? That the Lord hath founded Sion, and the poor of his people shall hope in him.

Isaiah 61:7 For your double confusion and shame, they shall praise their part: therefore shall they receive double in their land, everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Jeremiah 31:4 And I will build thee again, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy timbrels, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

Daniel 9:25 Know thou, therefore, and take notice: that from the going forth of the word, to build up Jerusalem again, unto Christ, the prince, there shall be seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks: and the street shall be built again, and the walls, in straitness of times.

Matthew 16:18 And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

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Psalm 102:20-22 That he might hear the groans of them that are in fetters: that he might release the children of the slain: . . .

Deuteronomy 30:3 The Lord thy God will bring back again thy captivity, and will have mercy on thee, and gather thee again out of all the nations, into which he scattered thee before.

Ezra 2:64,65 All the multitudes as one man, were forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty: . . .

Ezra 8:1 Now these are the chief of families, and the genealogy of them, who came up with me from Babylon in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

Isaiah 11:11,12 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand the second time to possess the remnant of his people, which shall be left from the Assyrians, and from Egypt, and from Phetros, and from Ethiopia, and from Elam, and from Sennaar, and from Emath, and from the islands of the sea. . . .

Isaiah 27:13 And it shall come to pass, that in that day a noise shall be made with a great trumpet, and they that were lost, shall come from the land of the Assyrians, and they that were outcasts in the land of Egypt, and they shall adore the Lord in the holy mount in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 56:8 The Lord God, who gathereth the scattered of Israel, saith: I will still gather unto him his congregation.

Jeremiah 32:37 Behold I will gather them together out of all the lands to which I have cast them out in my anger, and in my wrath, and in my great indignation: and I will bring them again into this place, and will cause them to dwell securely.

Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the Gentiles, and will gather you together out of all the countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Ezekiel 37:21 And thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I will take of the children of Israel from the midst of the nations whither they are gone: and I will gather them on every side, and will bring them to their own land.

Ezekiel 38:8 After many days thou shalt be visited: at the end of years thou shalt come to the land that is returned from the sword, and is gathered out of many nations, to the mountains of Israel which have been continually waste: but it hath been brought forth out of the nations, and they shall all of them dwell securely in it.

Ezekiel 39:27,28 And I shall have brought them back from among the nations, and shall have gathered them together out of the lands of their enemies, and shall be sanctified in them, in the sight of many nations. . . .

Ephesians 2:12-19 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world. . . .

Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
1Alleluia. Praise ye the Lord, because psalm is good: to our God be joyful and comely praise. 2The Lord buildeth up Jerusalem: he will gather together the dispersed of Israel.3Who healeth the broken of heart, and bindeth up their bruises.…
Cross References
John 7:35
The Jews therefore said among themselves: Whither will he go, that we shall not find him? Will he go unto the dispersed among the Gentiles and teach the Gentiles?

Deuteronomy 30:3
The Lord thy God will bring back again thy captivity, and will have mercy on thee, and gather thee again out of all the nations, into which he scattered thee before.

Psalm 51:18
Deal favourably, O Lord, in thy good will with Sion; that the walls of Jerusalem may be built up.

Psalm 69:35
For God will save Sion, and the cities of Juda shall be built up. And they shall dwell there, and acquire it by inheritance.

Psalm 102:16
For the Lord hath built up Sion: and he shall be seen in his glory.

Psalm 106:47
Save us, O Lord, our God: and gather us from among the nations: That we may give thanks to thy holy name, and may glory in thy praise.

Psalm 122:3
Jerusalem, which is built as a city, which is compact together.

Isaiah 11:12
And he shall set up a standard unto the nations, and shall assemble the fugitives of Israel, and shall gather together the dispersed of Juda from the four quarters of the earth.

Isaiah 56:8
The Lord God, who gathereth the scattered of Israel, saith: I will still gather unto him his congregation.

Ezekiel 39:28
And they shall know that I am the Lord their God, because I caused them to be carried away among the nations; and I have gathered them together unto their own land, and have not left any of them there.

Micah 4:6
For all people will walk every one in the name of his god: but we will walk in the name of the Lord, our God, for ever and ever.

Additional Translations
The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the exiles of Israel.The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

Jehovah doth build up Jerusalem; He gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

The Lord builds up Jerusalem; and he will gather together the dispersed of Israel.

Jehovah doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth the outcasts of Israel.

The LORD doth build up Jerusalem; he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

The LORD buildeth up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

Yahweh builds up Jerusalem. He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

Building Jerusalem is Jehovah, The driven away of Israel He gathereth.
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