The word of the Lord of Hosts came:
References for Zechariah 8:1
"The Lord of Hosts says this: I am extremely jealous for Zion; I am jealous for her with great wrath."
References for Zechariah 8:2
The Lord says this: "I will return to Zion and live in Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the Faithful City, the mountain of the Lord of Hosts, and the Holy Mountain."
References for Zechariah 8:3
The Lord of Hosts says this: "Old men and women will again sit along the streets of Jerusalem, each with a staff in hand because of advanced age.
The streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing in them."
The Lord of Hosts says this: "Though it may seem incredible to the remnant of this people in those days, should it also seem incredible to Me?"-the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.