Gen 37:22

(NIV)
‘Don’t shed any blood. Throw him into this cistern here in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him.’ Reuben said this to rescue him from them and take him back to his father.

(ESV)
And Reuben said to them, “Shed no blood; throw him into this pit here in the wilderness, but do not lay a hand on him”— that he might rescue him out of their hand to restore him to his father.

Gen 40:13

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position, and you will put Pharaoh’s cup in his hand, just as you used to do when you were his cupbearer.
(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office, and you shall place Pharaoh’s cup in his hand as formerly, when you were his cupbearer.

Lev 6:4

(NIV)
when they sin in any of these ways and realise their guilt, they must return what they have stolen or taken by extortion, or what was entrusted to them, or the lost property they found,
(ESV)
if he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found

Lev 6:5

(NIV)
or whatever it was they swore falsely about. They must make restitution in full, add a fifth of the value to it and give it all to the owner on the day they present their guilt offering.
(ESV)
or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt.

Num 35:25

(NIV)
The assembly must protect the one accused of murder from the avenger of blood and send the accused back to the city of refuge to which they fled. The accused must stay there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with holy oil.

(ESV)
And the congregation shall rescue the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge to which he had fled, and he shall live in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.

Deut 22:2

(NIV)
If they do not live near you or if you do not know who owns it, take it home with you and keep it until they come looking for it. Then give it back.
(ESV)
And if he does not live near you and you do not know who he is, you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall stay with you until your brother seeks it. Then you shall restore it to him.

Deut 24:13

(NIV)
Return their cloak by sunset so that your neighbour may sleep in it. Then they will thank you, and it will be regarded as a righteous act in the sight of the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
You shall restore to him the pledge as the sun sets, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you. And it shall be righteousness for you before the  Lord your God.

Deut 30:3

(NIV)
then the  Lord your God will restore your fortunes and have compassion on you and gather you again from all the nations where he scattered you.
(ESV)
then the  Lord your God will restore your fortunes and have mercy on you, and he will gather you again from all the peoples where the  Lord your God has scattered you.

Judg 11:13

(NIV)
The king of the Ammonites answered Jephthah’s messengers, ‘When Israel came up out of Egypt, they took away my land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, all the way to the Jordan. Now give it back peaceably.’

(ESV)
And the king of the Ammonites answered the messengers of Jephthah, “Because Israel on coming up from Egypt took away my land, from the Arnon to the Jabbok and to the Jordan; now therefore restore it peaceably.”

Judg 17:3

(NIV)
When he returned the eleven hundred shekels of silver to his mother, she said, ‘I solemnly consecrate my silver to the  Lord for my son to make an image overlaid with silver. I will give it back to you.’

(ESV)
And he restored the 1,100 pieces of silver to his mother. And his mother said, “I dedicate the silver to the  Lord from my hand for my son, to make a carved image and a metal image. Now therefore I will restore it to you.”

1Sam 12:3

(NIV)
Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the  Lord and his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe to make me shut my eyes? If I have done any of these things, I will make it right.’

(ESV)
Here I am; testify against me before the  Lord and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? Testify against me and I will restore it to you.”

2Sam 8:3

(NIV)
Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, when he went to restore his monument at the River Euphrates.
(ESV)
David also defeated Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to restore his power at the river Euphrates.

2Sam 9:7

(NIV)
‘Don’t be afraid,’ David said to him, ‘for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table.’

(ESV)
And David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.”

2Sam 12:6

(NIV)
He must pay for that lamb four times over, because he did such a thing and had no pity.’

(ESV)
and he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.”

2Sam 16:3

(NIV)
The king then asked, ‘Where is your master’s grandson?’

Ziba said to him, ‘He is staying in Jerusalem, because he thinks, “Today the Israelites will restore to me my grandfather’s kingdom.”’

(ESV)
And the king said, “And where is your master’s son?” Ziba said to the king, “Behold, he remains in Jerusalem, for he said, ‘Today the house of Israel will give me back the kingdom of my father.’”

2Sam 16:12

(NIV)
It may be that the  Lord will look upon my misery and restore to me his covenant blessing instead of his curse today.’

(ESV)
It may be that the  Lord will look on the wrong done to me, and that the  Lord will repay me with good for his cursing today.”

1Kgs 12:21

(NIV)
When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered all Judah and the tribe of Benjamin – a hundred and eighty thousand able young men – to go to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.

(ESV)
When Rehoboam came to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin, 180,000 chosen warriors, to fight against the house of Israel, to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam the son of Solomon.

1Kgs 20:34

(NIV)
‘I will return the cities my father took from your father,’ Ben-Hadad offered. ‘You may set up your own market areas in Damascus, as my father did in Samaria.’

Ahab said, ‘On the basis of a treaty I will set you free.’ So he made a treaty with him, and let him go.

(ESV)
And Ben-hadad said to him, “The cities that my father took from your father I will restore, and you may establish bazaars for yourself in Damascus, as my father did in Samaria.” And Ahab said, “I will let you go on these terms.” So he made a covenant with him and let him go.

2Kgs 8:6

(NIV)
The king asked the woman about it, and she told him.

Then he assigned an official to her case and said to him, ‘Give back everything that belonged to her, including all the income from her land from the day she left the country until now.’

(ESV)
And when the king asked the woman, she told him. So the king appointed an official for her, saying, “Restore all that was hers, together with all the produce of the fields from the day that she left the land until now.”

2Chr 11:1

(NIV)
When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered Judah and Benjamin – a hundred and eighty thousand able young men – to go to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.

(ESV)
When Rehoboam came to Jerusalem, he assembled the house of Judah and Benjamin, 180,000 chosen warriors, to fight against Israel, to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam.

2Chr 24:4

(NIV)
Some time later Joash decided to restore the temple of the  Lord.
(ESV)
After this Joash decided to restore the house of the  Lord.

2Chr 24:12

(NIV)
The king and Jehoiada gave it to those who carried out the work required for the temple of the  Lord. They hired masons and carpenters to restore the  Lord’s temple, and also workers in iron and bronze to repair the temple.

(ESV)
And the king and Jehoiada gave it to those who had charge of the work of the house of the  Lord, and they hired masons and carpenters to restore the house of the  Lord, and also workers in iron and bronze to repair the house of the  Lord.

Neh 4:2

(NIV)
and in the presence of his associates and the army of Samaria, he said, ‘What are those feeble Jews doing? Will they restore their wall? Will they offer sacrifices? Will they finish in a day? Can they bring the stones back to life from those heaps of rubble – burned as they are?’

(ESV)
And he said in the presence of his brothers and of the army of Samaria, “What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they restore it for themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish up in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rubbish, and burned ones at that?”

Neh 5:12

(NIV)
‘We will give it back,’ they said. ‘And we will not demand anything more from them. We will do as you say.’

Then I summoned the priests and made the nobles and officials take an oath to do what they had promised.
(ESV)
Then they said, “We will restore these and require nothing from them. We will do as you say.” And I called the priests and made them swear to do as they had promised.

Job 8:6

(NIV)
if you are pure and upright,
even now he will rouse himself on your behalf
and restore you to your prosperous state.
(ESV)
if you are pure and upright,
surely then he will rouse himself for you
and restore your rightful habitation.

Job 33:26

(NIV)
then that person can pray to God and find favour with him,
they will see God’s face and shout for joy;
he will restore them to full well-being.
(ESV)
then man prays to God, and he accepts him;
he sees his face with a shout of joy,
and he restores to man his righteousness.

Ps 41:3

(NIV)
The  Lord sustains them on their sick-bed
and restores them from their bed of illness.
(ESV)
The  Lord sustains him on his sickbed;
in his illness you restore him to full health.

Ps 51:12

(NIV)
Restore to me the joy of your salvation
and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
(ESV)
Restore to me the joy of your salvation,
and uphold me with a willing spirit.

(NIV)

For the director of music. To the tune of ‘The Lily of the Covenant’. A miktam of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim and Aram Zobah, and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to Shushan Eduth. A Miktam of David; for instruction; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and when Joab on his return struck down twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.

Ps 60:1

(NIV)
You have rejected us, God, and burst upon us;
you have been angry – now restore us!
(ESV)
O God, you have rejected us, broken our defenses;
you have been angry; oh, restore us.

Ps 69:4

(NIV)
Those who hate me without reason
outnumber the hairs of my head;
many are my enemies without cause,
those who seek to destroy me.
I am forced to restore
what I did not steal.
(ESV)
More in number than the hairs of my head
are those who hate me without cause;
mighty are those who would destroy me,
those who attack me with lies.
What I did not steal
must I now restore?

Ps 71:20

(NIV)
Though you have made me see troubles,
many and bitter,
you will restore my life again;
from the depths of the earth
you will again bring me up.
(ESV)
You who have made me see many troubles and calamities
will revive me again;
from the depths of the earth
you will bring me up again.

Ps 80:3

(NIV)
Restore us, O God;
make your face shine on us,
that we may be saved.
(ESV)
Restore us, O God;
let your face shine, that we may be saved!

Ps 80:7

(NIV)
Restore us, God Almighty;
make your face shine on us,
that we may be saved.
(ESV)
Restore us, O God of hosts;
let your face shine, that we may be saved!

Ps 80:19

(NIV)
Restore us,  Lord God Almighty;
make your face shine on us,
that we may be saved.
(ESV)
Restore us, O  Lord God of hosts!
Let your face shine, that we may be saved!

Ps 85:4

(NIV)
Restore us again, God our Saviour,
and put away your displeasure towards us.
(ESV)
Restore us again, O God of our salvation,
and put away your indignation toward us!

Ps 126:4

(NIV)
Restore our fortunes,  Lord,
like streams in the Negev.
(ESV)
Restore our fortunes, O  Lord,
like streams in the Negeb!

Isa 1:26

(NIV)
I will restore your leaders as in days of old,
your rulers as at the beginning.
Afterwards you will be called
the City of Righteousness,
the Faithful City.’
(ESV)
And I will restore your judges as at the first,
and your counselors as at the beginning.
Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness,
the faithful city.”

Isa 38:16

(NIV)
Lord, by such things people live;
and my spirit finds life in them too.
You restored me to health
and let me live.
(ESV)
O Lord, by these things men live,
and in all these is the life of my spirit.
Oh restore me to health and make me live!

Isa 42:22

(NIV)
But this is a people plundered and looted,
all of them trapped in pits
or hidden away in prisons.
They have become plunder,
with no one to rescue them;
they have been made loot,
with no one to say, ‘Send them back.’
(ESV)
But this is a people plundered and looted;
they are all of them trapped in holes
and hidden in prisons;
they have become plunder with none to rescue,
spoil with none to say, “Restore!”

Isa 44:26

(NIV)
who carries out the words of his servants
and fulfils the predictions of his messengers,
who says of Jerusalem, “It shall be inhabited,”
of the towns of Judah, “They shall be rebuilt,”
and of their ruins, “I will restore them,”
(ESV)
who confirms the word of his servant
and fulfills the counsel of his messengers,
who says of Jerusalem, ‘She shall be inhabited,’
and of the cities of Judah, ‘They shall be built,
and I will raise up their ruins’;

Isa 49:6

(NIV)
he says:
‘It is too small a thing for you to be my servant
to restore the tribes of Jacob
and bring back those of Israel I have kept.
I will also make you a light for the Gentiles,
that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.’
(ESV)
he says:
“It is too light a thing that you should be my servant
to raise up the tribes of Jacob
and to bring back the preserved of Israel;
I will make you as a light for the nations,
that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”

Isa 49:8

(NIV)
This is what the  Lord says:

‘In the time of my favour I will answer you,
and in the day of salvation I will help you;
I will keep you and will make you
to be a covenant for the people,
to restore the land
and to reassign its desolate inheritances,
(ESV)
Thus says the  Lord:
“In a time of favor I have answered you;
in a day of salvation I have helped you;
I will keep you and give you
as a covenant to the people,
to establish the land,
to apportion the desolate heritages,

Isa 57:18

(NIV)
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them;
I will guide them and restore comfort to Israel’s mourners,
(ESV)
I have seen his ways but I will heal him;
I will lead him and restore comfort to him and his mourners,

Isa 61:4

(NIV)
They will rebuild the ancient ruins
and restore the places long devastated;
they will renew the ruined cities
that have been devastated for generations.
(ESV)
They shall build up the ancient ruins;
they shall raise up the former devastations;
they shall repair the ruined cities,
the devastations of many generations.

Jer 15:19

(NIV)
Therefore this is what the  Lord says:

‘If you repent, I will restore you
that you may serve me;
if you utter worthy, not worthless, words,
you will be my spokesman.
Let this people turn to you,
but you must not turn to them.
(ESV)
Therefore thus says the  Lord:
“If you return, I will restore you,
and you shall stand before me.
If you utter what is precious, and not what is worthless,
you shall be as my mouth.
They shall turn to you,
but you shall not turn to them.

Jer 16:15

(NIV)
but it will be said, “As surely as the  Lord lives, who brought the Israelites up out of the land of the north and out of all the countries where he had banished them.” For I will restore them to the land I gave to their ancestors.

(ESV)
but ‘As the  Lord lives who brought up the people of Israel out of the north country and out of all the countries where he had driven them.’ For I will bring them back to their own land that I gave to their fathers.

Jer 27:22

(NIV)
“They will be taken to Babylon and there they will remain until the day I come for them,” declares the  Lord. “Then I will bring them back and restore them to this place.”’

(ESV)
They shall be carried to Babylon and remain there until the day when I visit them, declares the  Lord. Then I will bring them back and restore them to this place.”

Jer 29:14

(NIV)
I will be found by you,’ declares the  Lord, ‘and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,’ declares the  Lord, ‘and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.’

(ESV)
I will be found by you, declares the  Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, declares the  Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.

Jer 30:3

(NIV)
The days are coming,” declares the  Lord, “when I will bring my people Israel and Judah back from captivity and restore them to the land I gave to their ancestors to possess,” says the  Lord.’

(ESV)
For behold, days are coming, declares the  Lord when I will restore the fortunes of my people Israel and Judah, says the  Lord and I will bring them back to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall take possession of it.”

Jer 30:17

(NIV)
But I will restore you to health
and heal your wounds,”
declares the  Lord, “because you are called an outcast,
Zion for whom no one cares.”
(ESV)
For I will restore health to you,
and your wounds I will heal,

declares the  Lord,
because they have called you an outcast:
‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares!’

Jer 30:18

(NIV)
‘This is what the  Lord says:

‘“I will restore the fortunes of Jacob’s tents
and have compassion on his dwellings;
the city will be rebuilt on her ruins,
and the palace will stand in its proper place.
(ESV)
Thus says the  Lord:
Behold, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob
and have compassion on his dwellings;
the city shall be rebuilt on its mound,
and the palace shall stand where it used to be.

Jer 31:18

(NIV)
‘I have surely heard Ephraim’s moaning:
“You disciplined me like an unruly calf,
and I have been disciplined.
Restore me, and I will return,
because you are the  Lord my God.
(ESV)
I have heard Ephraim grieving,
‘You have disciplined me, and I was disciplined,
like an untrained calf;
bring me back that I may be restored,
for you are the  Lord my God.

Jer 31:23

(NIV)
This is what the  Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘When I bring them back from captivity, the people in the land of Judah and in its towns will once again use these words: “The  Lord bless you, you prosperous city, you sacred mountain.”
(ESV)
Thus says the  Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: “Once more they shall use these words in the land of Judah and in its cities when I restore their fortunes:

“‘The  Lord bless you, O habitation of righteousness,
O holy hill!’

Jer 32:44

(NIV)
Fields will be bought for silver, and deeds will be signed, sealed and witnessed in the territory of Benjamin, in the villages around Jerusalem, in the towns of Judah and in the towns of the hill country, of the western foothills and of the Negev, because I will restore their fortunes, declares the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Fields shall be bought for money, and deeds shall be signed and sealed and witnessed in the land of Benjamin in the places about Jerusalem and in the cities of Judah in the cities of the hill country in the cities of the Shephelah, and in the cities of the Negeb; for I will restore their fortunes, declares the  Lord.”

Jer 33:7

(NIV)
I will bring Judah and Israel back from captivity and will rebuild them as they were before.
(ESV)
I will restore the fortunes of Judah and the fortunes of Israel and rebuild them as they were at first.

Jer 33:11

(NIV)
the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices of those who bring thank offerings to the house of the  Lord, saying,

‘Give thanks to the  Lord Almighty,
for the  Lord is good;
his love endures for ever.’
For I will restore the fortunes of the land as they were before,” says the  Lord.
(ESV)
the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voices of those who sing, as they bring thank offerings to the house of the  Lord:

“‘Give thanks to the  Lord of hosts,
for the  Lord is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever!’

For I will restore the fortunes of the land as at first, says the  Lord.

Jer 33:26

(NIV)
then I will reject the descendants of Jacob and David my servant and will not choose one of his sons to rule over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. For I will restore their fortunes and have compassion on them.”’

(ESV)
then I will reject the offspring of Jacob and David my servant and will not choose one of his offspring to rule over the offspring of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. For I will restore their fortunes and will have mercy on them.”

Jer 42:12

(NIV)
I will show you compassion so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land.”

(ESV)
I will grant you mercy, that he may have mercy on you and let you remain in your own land.

Jer 48:47

(NIV)
‘Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab
in days to come,’
declares the  Lord.

Here ends the judgment on Moab.

(ESV)
Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab
in the latter days, declares the  Lord.”
Thus far is the judgment on Moab.

Jer 49:6

(NIV)
‘Yet afterwards, I will restore the fortunes of the Ammonites,’
declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
“But afterward I will restore the fortunes of the Ammonites, declares the  Lord.”

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