And they answered the angel of the LORD that stood among the myrtle trees, and said , We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still , and is at rest .
Then the angel of the LORD answered and said , O LORD of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which thou hast had indignation these threescore and ten years?
And the LORD answered the angel that talked with me with good words and comfortable words.
So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying , Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.
And I said , Let them set a fair mitre upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the LORD stood by .
And the angel of the LORD protested unto Joshua, saying ,
So I answered and spake to the angel that talked with me, saying , What are these, my lord?
Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said , No, my lord.
Then I answered and said unto the angel that talked with me, What are these, my lord?
And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.