69 Bible Verses Celebrating 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 69 Bible verses to celebrate Israel’s 69th birthday:

  1. 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)
  2. I will return the captivity of my people Israel, and they will rebuild desolate cities and settle them. AMOS (9:14)
  3. A Land where you will eat bread without poverty – you will lack nothing there. DEUTERONOMY (8:9)
  4. He gave us this Land, a Land flowing with milk and honey. DEUTERONOMY (26:9)
  5. There shall be no woman who loses her young or is barren in your Land. EXODUS (23:26)
  6. This Land shall become yours as an inheritance. EZEKIEL (47:14)
  7. The Jews who went up from you have arrived in Jerusalem. EZRA (4:12)
  8. The people all assembled as one man to Jerusalem. EZRA (3:1)
  9. “Surely God is present in this place.” GENESIS (28:16)
  10. He planted a tree in Beersheba. GENESIS (21:33)
  11. “To your offspring I will give this Land.” GENESIS (12:7)
  12. Sojourn in this Land and I will be with you and bless you. GENESIS (26:3)
  13. We can be fruitful in the Land. GENESIS (26:22)
  14. Do good in Your favor unto Zion, build the walls of Jerusalem. PSALMS (51:18)
  15. David assembled to Jerusalem all the leaders of Israel. I CHRONICLES (28:1)
  16. They came to Hebron wholeheartedly, to crown David king over all of Israel. I CHRONICLES (12:39)
  17. They found rich and good pasture, and the land was wide open, quiet and peaceful. I CHRONICLES (4:40)
  18. David ascended from there and dwelt in the strongholds of Ein Gedi. I SAMUEL (23:29)
  19. The entire people of the land rejoiced and the city was tranquil. II CHRONICLES (23:21)
  20. There was great joy in Jerusalem. II CHRONICLES (30:26)
  21. Like flying birds, so will God protect Jerusalem. ISAIAH (31:5)
  22. No longer will violence be heard in your Land. ISAIAH (60:18)
  23. Do not give Him silence until He establishes Jerusalem as a source of praise in the Land. ISAIAH (62:7)
  24. For from Jerusalem shall emerge a remnant, and survivors from Mount Zion. ISAIAH (37:32)
  25. I will establish My salvation in Zion, my splendor for Israel. ISAIAH (46:13)
  26. Zion shall be redeemed through justice. ISAIAH (1:27)
  27. The entire Land is at rest and tranquil, they broke out in glad song. ISAIAH (14:7)
  28. On that day this song will be sung in the Land of Judah. ISAIAH (26:1)
  29. The desert will be glad and blossom like a lily. ISAIAH (35:1)
  30. Shake the dust from yourself; arise and sit, O Jerusalem. ISAIAH (52:2)
  31. You will yet plant vineyards in the mountains of Samaria. JEREMIAH (7:4)
  32. A king will reign and prosper and he will administer justice and righteousness in the Land. JEREMIAH (23:5)
  33. Return, O Maiden of Israel, return to these cities of yours. JEREMIAH (31:20)
  34. I brought you to this country of farmland to enjoy its fruit and bounty. JEREMIAH (2:7)
  35. I shall take you one from a city and two from a family and I will bring you to Zion. JEREMIAH (3:14)
  36. And they will come and sing joyously on the height of Zion. JEREMIAH (31:11)
  37. Fear not, O Land; exult and be glad, for God has done great kindness. JOEL (2:21)
  38. Every place upon which the sole of your foot will tread I have given to you. JOSHUA (1:3)
  39. Jerusalem will be settled beyond its walls. ZECHARIAH (2:4)
  40. You shall emerge from the vineyards and take a wife from the daughters of Shiloh. JUDGES (21:21)
  41. For from Zion shall come forth the Torah, and the word of God from Jerusalem. MICAH (4:2)
  42. The people blessed all those who volunteered to settle in Jerusalem. NEHEMIAH (11:2)
  43. Tabor and Hermon sing forth Your name. PSALMS (89:12)
  44. When God will return the captivity of Zion, we will be like dreamers. PSALMS (126:1)
  45. May you see children born to your children, peace upon Israel. PSALMS (128:6)
  46. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; those who love you will be serene. PSALMS (122:6)
  47. Tabor and Hermon sing forth Your name. PSALMS (89:12)
  48. The dew of Hermon descends upon the mountains of Zion. PSALMS (133:3)
  49. May there be peace within your wall, serenity within your palaces. PSALMS (122:7)
  50. Blessed is God from Zion, He Who dwells in Jerusalem, Hallelujah! PSALMS (135:21)
  51. The built up Jerusalem is like a city united together. PSALMS (122:3)
  52. Jerusalem, mountains enwrap it, and God enwraps His people. PSALMS (125:2)
  53. If I forget thee O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its cunning. PSALMS (137:5)
  54. The builder of Jerusalem is God, the outcast of Israel He will gather in. PSALMS (147:2)
  55. I myself have anointed my king, over Zion, My Holy mountain. PSALMS (2:6)
  56. May Mount Zion be glad, may the daughters of Judah rejoice. PSALMS (48:11)
  57. May God bless you from Zion, Maker of Heaven and Earth. PSALMS (134:3)
  58. God loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. PSALMS (87:2)
  59. God is recognized in Judah; in Israel His Name is great. PSALMS (114:2)
  60. It is He who makes your borders peaceful. PSALMS (147:14)
  61. Dwell in the Land and nourish yourself with faithfulness. PSALMS (37:3)
  62. And the streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing. ZECHARIAH (8:5)
  63. God will have mercy on Zion again and will choose Jerusalem again. ZECHARIAH (1:17)
  64. ‘My cities will once again spread out with bounty.’ ZECHARIAH (1:17)
  65. Go walk through the Land, describe it in writing, and return to me. JOSHUA (18:8)
  66. On that day, it will be said to Jerusalem, ‘Have no fear! O Zion, do not despair!’ ZECHARIAH (3:16)
  67. You will arise and show Zion mercy, for the time to favor her, the appointed time has come. PSALMS (102:13)
  68. All the nations will praise you, for you will be a Land of delight. MALACHI (3:12)
  69. Judah will exist forever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation. JOEL (4:20)
About the Author
Rabbi Tuly Weisz is the editor of “The Israel Bible” which highlights the God of Israel, the People of Israel and the Land of Israel. He is also the founder of Israel365.com which connects Jews and Christians to the religious significance of Israel and is the publisher of "Breaking Israel News" which presents the latest news from a biblical perspective.
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