Psalm 147:2
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New Living Translation
The LORD is rebuilding Jerusalem and bringing the exiles back to Israel.

King James Bible
The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Building Jerusalem is Jehovah, The driven away of Israel He gathereth.

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The Room was Like and Oven
Sunday, 8.--We were at the minster [21] in the morning and at our parish church in the afternoon. The same gentleman preached at both; but though I saw him at the church, I did not know I had ever seen him before. In the morning he was all life and motion; in the afternoon he was as quiet as a post. At five in the evening, the rain constrained me to preach in the oven again. The patience of the congregation surprised me. They seemed not to feel the extreme heat or to be offended at the close application
John Wesley—The Journal of John Wesley

What God Is
John iv. 24.--"God is a Spirit, and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth." We have here something of the nature of God pointed out to us, and something of our duty towards him. "God is a Spirit," that is his nature, and "man must worship him," that is his duty, and that "in spirit and in truth," that is the right manner of the duty. If these three were well pondered till they did sink into the bottom of our spirits, they would make us indeed Christians, not in the letter,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Peace
Grace unto you and peace be multiplied. I Pet 1:1. Having spoken of the first fruit of sanctification, assurance, I proceed to the second, viz., Peace, Peace be multiplied:' What are the several species or kinds of Peace? Peace, in Scripture, is compared to a river which parts itself into two silver streams. Isa 66:12. I. There is an external peace, and that is, (1.) (Economical, or peace in a family. (2.) Political, or peace in the state. Peace is the nurse of plenty. He maketh peace in thy borders,
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

That it is Profitable to Communicate Often
The Voice of the Disciple Behold I come unto Thee, O Lord, that I may be blessed through Thy gift, and be made joyful in Thy holy feast which Thou, O God, of Thy goodness hast prepared for the poor.(1) Behold in Thee is all that I can and ought to desire, Thou art my salvation and redemption, my hope and strength, my honour and glory. Therefore rejoice the soul of Thy servant this day, for unto Thee, O Lord Jesus, do I lift up my soul.(2) I long now to receive Thee devoutly and reverently, I desire
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
John 7:35
The Jewish leaders were puzzled by this statement. "Where is he planning to go?" they asked. "Is he thinking of leaving the country and going to the Jews in other lands? Maybe he will even teach the Greeks!

Deuteronomy 30:3
then the LORD your God will restore your fortunes. He will have mercy on you and gather you back from all the nations where he has scattered you.

Psalm 51:18
Look with favor on Zion and help her; rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 69:35
For God will save Jerusalem and rebuild the towns of Judah. His people will live there and settle in their own land.

Psalm 102:16
For the LORD will rebuild Jerusalem. He will appear in his glory.

Psalm 106:47
Save us, O LORD our God! Gather us back from among the nations, so we can thank your holy name and rejoice and praise you.

Psalm 122:3
Jerusalem is a well-built city; its seamless walls cannot be breached.

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