"In that day," declares the LORD, "I will strikeeveryhorse with bewilderment and his rider with madness. But I will awatchover the house of Judah, while I strikeeveryhorse of the peoples with blindness.
"Then the clans of Judah will say in their hearts, 'bA strongsupport for us are the inhabitants of Jerusalem through the LORD of hosts, their God.'
"In that day I will make the clans of Judah like a 1firepot among pieces of wood and a flamingtorch among sheaves, so they will consume on the righthand and on the leftall the surroundingpeoples, while the 2inhabitants of Jerusalemagaindwell on their own sites in Jerusalem.
"The LORD also will 3save the tents of Judahfirst, so that the glory of the house of 4David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem will not be magnifiedaboveJudah.
"In that day the LORD will 5defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who c6is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like 7God, like the 8angel of the LORDbefore them.
"And in that day I will d9setabout to destroyall the nations that comeagainstJerusalem.