Zechariah 2:1-9 NAS

God's Favor to Zion

1 aThen I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a 1measuring line in his hand.

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2 So I said, "Where are you going?" And he said to me, "To 2measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is."

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3 And behold, the 3angel who was speaking with me was going out, and another angel was coming out to meet him,

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4 and said to him, "Run, speak to that 4young man, saying, '5Jerusalem will be inhabited b6without walls because of the 7multitude of men and cattle within it.

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    • h 2:4 - Lit like "unwalled villages;" or like "open country"
      5 'For I,' declares the LORD, 'will be a 8wall of fire caround her, and I will be the 9glory in her midst.' "

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      6 "dHo there! 10Flee from the land of the north," declares the LORD, "for I have 11dispersed you as the four winds of the heavens," declares the LORD.

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      7 "Ho, Zion! 12Escape, you who are living with the daughter of Babylon."

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      8 For thus says the LORD of hosts, "After e13glory He has sent me against the nations which plunder you, for he who touches you, touches the f14apple of His eye.

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        • k 2:8 - Or "the glory"
        • l 2:8 - Lit "pupil"
          9 "For behold, I will 15wave My hand over them so that they will be 16plunder for their slaves. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me.

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