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Chapter
Zechariah 2

Book of Zechariah - Chapter 2

Zechariah 2:1

I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and behold, a man with a measuring line in his hand.

Zechariah 2:2

Then I asked, "Where are you going?" He said to me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth and what is its length."

Zechariah 2:3

Behold, the angel who talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him,

Zechariah 2:4

and said to him, "Run, speak to this young man, saying, 'Jerusalem will be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it.

Zechariah 2:5

For I,' says the LORD, 'will be to her a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory in the midst of her.

Zechariah 2:6

Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north,' says the LORD; 'for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the sky,' says the LORD.

Zechariah 2:7

'Come, Zion! Escape, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon.'

Zechariah 2:8

For thus says the LORD of Armies: 'For honor he has sent me to the nations which plundered you; for he who touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Zechariah 2:9

For, behold, I will shake my hand over them, and they will be a spoil to those who served them; and you will know that the LORD of Armies has sent me.

Zechariah 2:10

Sing and rejoice, daughter of Zion; for, behold, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of you,' says the LORD.

Zechariah 2:11

Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people; and I will dwell in the midst of you, and you shall know that the LORD of Armies has sent me to you.

Zechariah 2:12

the LORD will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for he has roused himself from his holy habitation!"