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Zechariah 2 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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God's Favor to Zion

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:1 - [fn]Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line 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 - ‘For I,’ declares the LORD, ‘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 the LORD, “for I have dispersed you as the four winds of the heavens,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:7 - “Ho, Zion! Escape, you who are living with the daughter of Babylon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:8 - For thus says the LORD of hosts, “After [fn]glory He has sent me against the nations which plunder you, 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 plunder for their slaves. Then you will know that the LORD 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 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:11 - “Many nations will join themselves to the LORD in that day and will become My people. Then I will dwell in your midst, and you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:12 - “The LORD will [fn]possess Judah as His portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:13 - [fn]Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for He is aroused from His holy habitation.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Ch 2:5 in Heb
Literally: like unwalled villages; or like open country
Literally: to her
Literally: Ho! Ho!
Or, the glory
Literally: pupil
Or, inherit
Literally: Hush

New American Standard Bible 1995
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