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Zechariah 8 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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The Coming Peace and Prosperity of Zion ©

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:1 - The word of the LORD of Hosts came to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:2 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "I am jealous for Tziyon with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:3 - Thus says the LORD: "I have returned to Tziyon, and will dwell in the midst of Yerushalayim. Yerushalayim shall be called 'The City of Truth;' and the mountain of the LORD of Hosts, 'The Holy Mountain.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:4 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "Old men and old women will again dwell in the streets of Yerushalayim, every man with his staff in his hand for very age.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:5 - The streets of the city will be full of boys and girls playing in its streets."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:6 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "If it is marvelous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in those days, should it also be marvelous in my eyes?" says the LORD of Hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:7 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "Behold, I will save my people from the east country, and from the west country;
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:8 - and I will bring them, and they will dwell in the midst of Yerushalayim; and they will be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:9 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "Let your hands be strong, you who hear in these days these words from the mouth of the prophets who were in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of Hosts was laid, even the temple, that it might be built.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:10 - For before those days there was no wages for man, nor any wages for an animal; neither was there any shalom to him who went out or came in, because of the adversary. For I set all men everyone against his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:11 - But now I will not be to the remnant of this people as in the former days," says the LORD of Hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:12 - "For the seed of shalom and the vine will yield its fruit, and the ground will give its increase, and the heavens will give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:13 - It shall come to pass that, as you were a curse among the nations, house of Yehudah and house of Yisra'el, so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing. Don't be afraid. Let your hands be strong."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:14 - For thus says the LORD of hosts: "As I thought to do evil to you, when your fathers provoked me to wrath," says the LORD of Hosts, "and I didn't repent;
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:15 - so again have I thought in these days to do good to Yerushalayim and to the house of Yehudah. Don't be afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:16 - These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and shalom in your gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:17 - and let none of you devise evil in your hearts against his neighbor, and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate," says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:18 - The word of the LORD of Hosts came to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:19 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "The fasts of the fourth fifth, seventh, and tenth months shall be for the house of Yehudah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts. Therefore love truth and shalom."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:20 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "Many peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities will yet come;
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:21 - and the inhabitants of one shall go to another, saying, 'Let us go speedily to entreat the favor of the LORD, and to seek the LORD of Hosts. I will go also.'
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:22 - Yes, many peoples and strong nations will come to seek the LORD of Hosts in Yerushalayim, and to entreat the favor of the LORD."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:23 - Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "In those days, ten men will take hold, out of all the languages of the nations, they will take hold of the skirt of him who is a Yehudi, saying, 'We will go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.'"

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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