Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers 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.


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 ye Jah! For it is good to praise our God, For pleasant -- comely is praise. 2 Building Jerusalem is Jehovah, The driven away of Israel He gathereth. 3 Who is giving healing to the broken of heart, And is binding up their griefs.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 30:3

then hath Jehovah thy God turned back to thy captivity, and pitied thee, yea, He hath turned back and gathered thee out of all the peoples whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.

Psalm 51:18

Do good in Thy good pleasure with Zion, Thou dost build the walls of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 56:8

An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, Who is gathering the outcasts of Israel: 'Again I gather to him -- to his gathered ones.'

Isaiah 27:13

And it hath come to pass, in that day, It is blown with a great trumpet, And come in have those perishing in the land of Asshur, And those cast out in the land of Egypt, And have bowed themselves to Jehovah, In the holy mount -- in Jerusalem!

Ezra 2:64-65

All the assembly together is four myriad two thousand three hundred sixty,

Ezra 8:1-14

And these are heads of their fathers, and the genealogy of those going up with me, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king, from Babylon.

Nehemiah 3:1-16

And Eliashib the high priest riseth, and his brethren the priests, and they build the sheep-gate; they have sanctified it, and set up its doors, even unto the tower of Meah they have sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel;

Nehemiah 7:4

And the city is broad on both sides, and great, and the people are few in its midst, and there are no houses builded;

Psalm 102:13-16

Thou -- Thou risest -- Thou pitiest Zion, For the time to favour her, For the appointed time hath come.

Psalm 102:20-22

To hear the groan of the prisoner, To loose sons of death,

Isaiah 11:11-12

And it hath come to pass, in that day, The Lord addeth a second time his power, To get the remnant of His people that is left, From Asshur, and from Egypt, And from Pathros, and from Cush, And from Elam, and from Shinar, And from Hamath, and from isles of the sea,

Isaiah 14:32

And what doth one answer the messengers of a nation? 'That Jehovah hath founded Zion, And in it do the poor of His people trust!'

Isaiah 62:7

And give not silence to Him, Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem A praise in the earth.

Jeremiah 31:4

Again do I build thee, And thou hast been built, O virgin of Israel, Again thou puttest on thy tabrets, And hast gone out in the chorus of the playful.

Jeremiah 32:37

Lo, I am gathering them out of all the lands whither I have driven them in Mine anger, and in My fury, and in great wrath, and I have brought them back unto this place, and have caused them to dwell confidently;

Ezekiel 36:24-38

And I have taken you out of the nations, And have gathered you out of all the lands, And I have brought you in unto your land,

Ezekiel 37:21-28

and speak thou unto them: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am taking the sons of Israel, From among the nations whither they have gone, And have gathered them from round about, And I have brought them in unto their land.

Ezekiel 38:8

After many days thou art appointed, In the latter end of the years thou comest in unto a land brought back from sword, A people gathered out of many peoples, Upon mountains of Israel, That have been for a perpetual waste, And it from the peoples hath been brought out, And dwelt safely have all of them.

Ezekiel 39:27-28

In My bringing them back from the peoples, I have assembled them from the lands of their enemies, And I have been sanctified in them before the eyes of the many nations,

Daniel 9:25

And thou dost know, and dost consider wisely, from the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem till Messiah the Leader is seven weeks, and sixty and two weeks: the broad place hath been built again, and the rampart, even in the distress of the times.

Matthew 16:18

'And I also say to thee, that thou art a rock, and upon this rock I will build my assembly, and gates of Hades shall not prevail against it;

Ephesians 2:12-19

that ye were at that time apart from Christ, having been alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of the promise, having no hope, and without God, in the world;

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