71 Bible Verses That Celebrate The Land of Israel

More than any other topic, the Bible is in love with Israel and nearly every page of the Tanakh bursts with passionate descriptions about the beauty of the Land. Dedicated to honoring the People, the Land, and the God of Israel, www.TheIsraelBible.com highlights the many inspiring passages about Israel. From the thousands of beautiful passages that describe our special land, here are 71 Bible verses to celebrate Israel’s 71st birthday:

 

 

I. From the Torah (Five Books of Moses):

  1. “Surely God is present in this place.” GENESIS (28:16)
  2. He planted a tree in Beersheba. GENESIS (21:33)
  3. “To your offspring I will give this Land.” GENESIS (12:7)
  4. Sojourn in this Land and I will be with you and bless you. GENESIS (26:3)
  5. We can be fruitful in the Land. GENESIS (26:22)
  6. And you shall say to Pharaoh, ‘So said the Lord, “My firstborn son is Israel.” ‘ EXODUS (4:21)
  7. There shall be no woman who loses her young or is barren in your Land. EXODUS (23:26)
  8. It is a Land that the Lord your God seeks out; the eyes of the Lord your God, are always upon it, from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. DEUTERONOMY (11:12)
  9. A Land where you will eat bread without poverty – you will lack nothing there. DEUTERONOMY (8:9)
  10. He gave us this Land, a Land flowing with milk and honey. DEUTERONOMY (26:9)

 

II. From Neviim (The Prophets):

  1. Go walk through the Land, describe it in writing, and return to me. JOSHUA (18:8)
  2. You shall emerge from the vineyards and take a wife from the daughters of Shiloh. JUDGES (21:21)
  3. David ascended from there and dwelt in the strongholds of Ein Gedi. I SAMUEL (23:29)
  4. Like flying birds, so will God protect Jerusalem. ISAIAH (31:5)
  5. No longer will violence be heard in your Land. ISAIAH (60:18)
  6. Do not give Him silence until He establishes Jerusalem as a source of praise in the Land. ISAIAH (62:7)
  7. For from Jerusalem shall emerge a remnant, and survivors from Mount Zion. ISAIAH (37:32)
  8. I will establish My salvation in Zion, my splendor for Israel. ISAIAH (46:13)
  9. Zion shall be redeemed through justice. ISAIAH (1:27)
  10. The entire Land is at rest and tranquil, they broke out in glad song. ISAIAH (14:7)
  11. On that day this song will be sung in the Land of Judah. ISAIAH (26:1)
  12. The desert will be glad and blossom like a lily. ISAIAH (35:1)
  13. “Upon your walls, O Yerushalayim, I have set watchmen, who shall never be silent by day or by night.” ISIAIAH (62:2)
  14. Shake the dust from yourself; arise and sit, O Jerusalem. ISAIAH (52:2)
  15. You will yet plant vineyards in the mountains of Samaria. JEREMIAH (7:4)
  16. A king will reign and prosper and he will administer justice and righteousness in the Land. JEREMIAH (23:5)
  17. Return, O Maiden of Israel, return to these cities of yours. JEREMIAH (31:20)
  18. I brought you to this country of farmland to enjoy its fruit and bounty. JEREMIAH (2:7)
  19. I shall take you one from a city and two from a family and I will bring you to Zion. JEREMIAH (3:14)
  20. And they will come and sing joyously on the height of Zion. JEREMIAH (31:11)
  21. This Land shall become yours as an inheritance. EZEKIEL (47:14)
  22. Fear not, O Land; exult and be glad, for God has done great kindness. JOEL (2:21)
  23. Judah will exist forever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation. JOEL (4:20)
  24. I will return the captivity of my people Israel, and they will rebuild desolate cities and settle them. AMOS (9:14)
  25. And on Mount Zion there shall be a remnant, and it shall be holy, and the house of Jacob shall inherit those who inherited them. OVADIAH (1:17)
  26. For from Zion shall come forth the Torah, and the word of God from Jerusalem. MICAH (4:2)
  27. As it will be wonderful in the eyes of the remnant of this people in those days, it will also be wonderful in My eyes, says the Lord of Hosts NAHUM (1:6)
  28. On that day, it will be said to Jerusalem, ‘Have no fear! O Zion, do not despair!’ ZEPHANIAH (3:16)
  29. ‘My cities will once again spread out with bounty. and the Lord shall yet console Zion and shall yet choose Jerusalem.’ ZECHARIAH (1:17)
  30. Jerusalem shall be inhabited like unwalled towns, because of the multitude of men and cattle therein. ZECHARIAH (2:4)
  31. And the streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing. ZECHARIAH (8:5)
  32. And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and they shall be My people, and I shall be their God, in truth and in righteousness. (ZECHARIAH 8:8)
  33. All the nations will praise you, for you will be a Land of delight. MALACHI (3:12)

 

III. From Ketuvim (Writings):

  1. I myself have anointed my king, over Zion, My Holy mountain. PSALMS (2:6)
  2. May Mount Zion be glad, may the daughters of Judah rejoice. PSALMS (48:11)
  3. Do good in Your favor unto Zion, build the walls of Jerusalem. PSALMS (51:18)
  4. God loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. PSALMS (87:2)
  5. Tabor and Hermon sing forth Your name. PSALMS (89:12)
  6. When God will return the captivity of Zion, we will be like dreamers. PSALMS (126:1)
  7. May you see children born to your children, peace upon Israel. PSALMS (128:6)
  8. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; those who love you will be serene. PSALMS (122:6)
  9. Tabor and Hermon sing forth Your name. PSALMS (89:12)
  10. You will arise and show Zion mercy, for the time to favor her, the appointed time has come. PSALMS (102:13)
  11. God is recognized in Judah; in Israel His Name is great. PSALMS (114:2)
  12. The dew of Hermon descends upon the mountains of Zion. PSALMS (133:3)
  13. May there be peace within your wall, serenity within your palaces. PSALMS (122:7)
  14. Jerusalem, mountains enwrap it, and God enwraps His people. PSALMS (125:2)
  15. Blessed is God from Zion, He Who dwells in Jerusalem, Hallelujah! PSALMS (135:21)
  16. The built up Jerusalem is like a city united together. PSALMS (122:3)
  17. May God bless you from Zion, Maker of Heaven and Earth. PSALMS (134:3)
  18. If I forget thee O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its cunning. PSALMS (137:5)
  19. The builder of Jerusalem is God, the outcast of Israel He will gather in. PSALMS (147:2)
  20. It is He who makes your borders peaceful. PSALMS (147:14)
  21. The people all assembled as one man to Jerusalem. EZRA (3:1)
  22. The Jews who went up from you have arrived in Jerusalem. EZRA (4:12)
  23. They came to Hebron wholeheartedly, to crown David king over all of Israel. I CHRONICLES (12:39)
  24. David assembled to Jerusalem all the leaders of Israel. I CHRONICLES (28:1)
  25. They found rich and good pasture, and the land was wide open, quiet and peaceful. I CHRONICLES (4:40)
  26. The entire people of the land rejoiced and the city was tranquil. II CHRONICLES (23:21)
  27. There was great joy in Jerusalem. II CHRONICLES (30:26)
  28. The people blessed all those who volunteered to settle in Jerusalem. NEHEMIAH (11:2)

 

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