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Zechariah 2 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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A Man with a Measuring Cord

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:1 -

[fn]Then I lifted up my eyes and saw, and behold, there was a man with a measuring cord in his hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:2 - So I said, “Where are you going?” And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:3 - And behold, the angel who was speaking with me was going out, and another angel was coming out to meet him
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:4 - and said to him, “Run, speak to that young man, saying, ‘Jerusalem will be inhabited [fn]without walls because of the multitude of men and cattle within it.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:5 - ‘Indeed I,’ declares Yahweh, ‘will be a wall of fire [fn]around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:6 -

[fn]Ho there! Flee from the land of the north,” declares Yahweh, “for I have dispersed you as the four winds of the heavens,” declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:7 - “Woe, Zion! Escape, you who are living with the daughter of Babylon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:8 - For thus says Yahweh of hosts, “After [fn]glory He has sent Me against the nations which have taken you as spoil, for he who touches you, touches the [fn]apple of His eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:9 - “For behold, I will wave My hand over them so that they will be spoil for their slaves. Then you will know that Yahweh of hosts has sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:10 - “Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold, I am coming and I will dwell in your midst,” declares Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:11 - “And many nations will join themselves to Yahweh in that day and will become My people. Then I will dwell in your midst, and you will know that Yahweh of hosts has sent Me to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:12 - “Then Yahweh will inherit Judah as His portion in the holy land and will again choose Jerusalem.
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[fn]Be silent, all flesh, before Yahweh; for He is aroused from His holy habitation.”

LSB Footnotes
Ch 2:5 in Heb
Or like open country; lit like unwalled villages
Lit to her
Lit Ho! Ho!, Woe! Woe!; cf. 2:7
Or the glory
Lit pupil
Lit Hush

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