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Zechariah 2 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Third Vision: Surveyor
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I looked up and saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.

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I asked, “Where are you going? ”

He answered me, “To measure Jerusalem to determine its width and length.”

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Then the angel who was speaking with me went out, and another angel went out to meet him.

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He said to him, “Run and tell this young man: Jerusalem will be inhabited without walls because of the number of people and animals in it.”

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The declaration of the LORD: “I myself will be a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory within it.”

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“Listen! Listen! Flee from the land of the north” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration ​— ​“for I have scattered you like the four winds of heaven” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration.

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“Listen, Zion! Escape, you who are living with Daughter Babylon.”

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For the LORD of Armies says this: “In pursuit of his glory, he sent me against the nations plundering you, for whoever touches you touches the pupil[fn] of my[fn] eye.

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“For look, I am raising my hand against them, and they will become plunder for their own servants. Then you will know that the LORD of Armies has sent me.

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“Daughter Zion, shout for joy and be glad, for I am coming to dwell among you” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration.

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“Many nations will join themselves to the LORD on that day and become my[fn] people. I will dwell among you, and you will know that the LORD of Armies has sent me to you.

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“The LORD will take possession of Judah as his portion in the Holy Land, and he will once again choose Jerusalem.

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“Let all humanity be silent before the LORD, for from his holy dwelling he has roused himself.”

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