Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The Lord rebuilds Jerusalem;
He gathers Israel’s exiled people.

International Standard Version

The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem; he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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


The Lord is building up Jerusalem; He is gathering together the exiles of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is building up Jerusalem; he makes all the outlaws of Israel come together.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD, he who builds up Jerusalem; shall gather together the outcasts of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah builds Jerusalem: he will collect together the outcasts of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh [is] building Jerusalem; he gathers [the] scattered ones of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah builds up Jerusalem; He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD doth build up Jerusalem, and gather together the outcasts of Israel.

NET Bible

The Lord rebuilds Jerusalem, and gathers the exiles of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD builds up Jerusalem. He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, is building Jerusalem, The outcasts of Israel, will he gather together.


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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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


Root Form
doth build up
Usage: 376

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Usage: 642

Usage: 11

the outcasts
דּחח דּחה 
Usage: 10



Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

1 Praise you the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is fitting. 2 The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers together the outcasts of Israel. 3 He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 30:3

That then the LORD your God will return you from captivity, and have compassion upon you, and will return and gather you from all the nations, where the LORD your God has scattered you.

Psalm 51:18

Do good in your good pleasure unto Zion: build you the walls of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 56:8

The Lord GOD who gathers the outcasts of Israel says, Yet will I gather others to him, besides those that are gathered unto him.

Isaiah 27:13

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.

Ezra 2:64-65

The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,

Ezra 8:1-14

These are now the heads of their fathers' houses, and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

Nehemiah 3:1-16

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananel.

Nehemiah 7:4

Now the city was large and great: but the people in it were few, and the houses were not rebuilt.

Psalm 102:13-16

You shall arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favor her, yea, the set time, is come.

Psalm 102:20-22

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

Isaiah 11:11-12

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, who shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the coastlands of the sea.

Isaiah 14:32

What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

Isaiah 62:7

And give him no rest, till he establishes, and till he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

Jeremiah 31:4

Again I will build you, and you shall be built, O virgin of Israel: you shall again be adorned with your timbrels, and shall go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

Jeremiah 32:37

Behold, I will gather them out of all countries, where I have driven them in my anger, and in my fury, and in great wrath; and I will bring them again unto this place, and I will cause them to dwell safely:

Ezekiel 36:24-38

For I will take you from among the nations, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Ezekiel 37:21-28

And say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the nations, where they are gone, and will gather them on every side, and bring them into their own land:

Ezekiel 38:8

After many days you shall be visited: in the latter years you shall come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always desolate: but they were brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them.

Ezekiel 39:27-28

When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;

Daniel 9:25

Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah, the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublesome times.

Matthew 16:18

And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.

Ephesians 2:12-19

That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

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