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Zechariah 9 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:1 - An Oracle The word of the LORD is against the land of Hadrach and will rest upon Damascus. For to the LORD belong the cities of Aram, even as all the tribes of Israel;

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - Hamath also, which borders thereon, Tyre and Sidon, though they are very wise.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:3 - Tyre has built herself a rampart, and heaped up silver like dust, and gold like the dirt of the streets.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:4 - But lo, the Lord will strip her of her possessions and hurl her wealth into the sea, and she shall be devoured by fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:5 - Ash'kelon shall see it, and be afraid; Gaza too, and shall writhe in anguish; Ekron also, because its hopes are confounded. The king shall perish from Gaza; Ash'kelon shall be uninhabited;

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:6 - a mongrel people shall dwell in Ashdod; and I will make an end of the pride of Philistia.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:7 - I will take away its blood from its mouth, and its abominations from between its teeth; it too shall be a remnant for our God; it shall be like a clan in Judah, and Ekron shall be like the Jeb'usites.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:8 - Then I will encamp at my house as a guard, so that none shall march to and fro; no oppressor shall again overrun them, for now I see with my own eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:9 - Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on an ass, on a colt the foal of an ass.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:10 - I will cut off the chariot from E'phraim and the war horse from Jerusalem; and the battle bow shall be cut off, and he shall command peace to the nations; his dominion shall be from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:11 - As for you also, because of the blood of my covenant with you, I will set your captives free from the waterless pit.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:12 - Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:13 - For I have bent Judah as my bow; I have made E'phraim its arrow. I will brandish your sons, O Zion, over your sons, O Greece, and wield you like a warrior's sword.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:14 - Then the LORD will appear over them, and his arrow go forth like lightning; the Lord GOD will sound the trumpet, and march forth in the whirlwinds of the south.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:15 - The LORD of hosts will protect them, and they shall devour and tread down the slingers; and they shall drink their blood like wine, and be full like a bowl, drenched like the corners of the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:16 - On that day the LORD their God will save them for they are the flock of his people; for like the jewels of a crown they shall shine on his land.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:17 - Yea, how good and how fair it shall be! Grain shall make the young men flourish, and new wine the maidens.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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