Jerusalem to Be Attacked

1 The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD who 1 stretches out the heavens, 2 lays the foundation of the earth, and 3 forms the spirit of man within him,
2 "Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a 4cup that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege is against Jerusalem, it will also be against 5Judah.
References for Zechariah 12:2
3 "It will come about in that day that I will make Jerusalem a heavy 6stone for all the peoples; all who lift it will be 7severely injured. And all the 8nations of the earth will be gathered against it.
References for Zechariah 12:3
4 "In that day," declares the LORD, "I will strike every horse with bewilderment and his rider with madness. But I will watch * over the house of Judah, while I strike every horse of the peoples with blindness.
References for Zechariah 12:4
    • d 12:4 - Lit "open My eyes"
      5 "Then the clans of Judah will say in their hearts, 'A strong support for us are the inhabitants of Jerusalem through the LORD of hosts, their God.'
      References for Zechariah 12:5
        • e 12:5 - Lit "My strength is"