Then the word of the LORD of hostscame to me, saying,
19"Thussays the LORD of hosts, 'The fast of the 1fourth, the fast of the 2fifth, the fast of the 3seventh and the fast of the 4tenth months will become5joy, gladness, and acheerfulfeasts for the house of Judah; so 6lovetruth and peace.'
20"Thussays the LORD of hosts, 'It will yet be that 7peoples will come, even the inhabitants of manycities.
'The inhabitants of one will go to another, saying, "Let us go at once to 8entreat the favor of the LORD, and to seek the LORD of hosts; bI will alsogo."
'So 9manypeoples and mightynations will come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem and to 10entreat the favor of the LORD.'
23"Thussays the LORD of hosts, 'In thosedaystenmen from all the cnations will d11grasp the egarment of a Jew, saying, "Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.""'