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Zechariah 2 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:1 - (2:5) I looked again, and there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:2 - I asked, "Where are you going?" He replied, "To measure Jerusalem in order to determine its width and its length."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:3 - At this point the angelic messenger who spoke to me went out, and another messenger came to meet him
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:4 - and said to him, "Hurry, speak to this young man as follows: 'Jerusalem will no longer be enclosed by walls because of the multitude of people and animals there.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:5 - But I (the LORD says) will be a wall of fire surrounding Jerusalem and the source of glory in her midst.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:6 - "You there! Flee from the northland!" says the LORD, "for like the four winds of heaven I have scattered you," says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:7 - "Escape, Zion, you who live among the Babylonians!"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:8 - For the LORD who rules over all says to me that for his own glory he has sent me to the nations that plundered you - for anyone who touches you touches the pupil of his eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:9 - "I am about to punish them in such a way," he says, "that they will be looted by their own slaves." Then you will know that the LORD who rules over all has sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:10 - "Sing out and be happy, Zion my daughter! For look, I have come; I will settle in your midst," says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:11 - "Many nations will join themselves to the LORD on the day of salvation, and they will also be my people. Indeed, I will settle in the midst of you all." Then you will know that the LORD who rules over all has sent me to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:12 - The LORD will take possession of Judah as his portion in the holy land and he will choose Jerusalem once again.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:13 - Be silent in the LORD's presence, all people everywhere, for he is being moved to action in his holy dwelling place.

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