Zechariah 7:8-14 NAS

8 Then the word of the LORD came to Zechariah saying,
9 "Thus has the LORD of hosts said, '1Dispense true justice and practice 2kindness and compassion each to his brother;

References for Zechariah 7:9

10 and 3do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do 4not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'

References for Zechariah 7:10

    • i 7:10 - Or "fatherless"
    • j 7:10 - Or "resident alien"
      11 "But they 5refused to pay attention and 6turned a stubborn shoulder and 7stopped their ears from hearing.

      References for Zechariah 7:11

        • k 7:11 - Lit "gave"
        • l 7:11 - Lit "made heavy"
          12 "They made their 8hearts like 9flint so that they could not hear the law and the 10words which the LORD of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the 11former prophets; therefore great 12wrath came from the LORD of hosts.

          References for Zechariah 7:12

            • m 7:12 - Lit "corundum"
            • n 7:12 - Lit "from hearing"
              13 "And just as 13He called and they would not listen, so 14they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

              References for Zechariah 7:13

              14 "but I 15scattered them with a 16storm wind among all the nations whom they have not known. Thus the land is 17desolated behind them so that 18no one went back and forth, for they 19made the pleasant land desolate."

              References for Zechariah 7:14

                • o 7:14 - Lit "stormed them away upon all"
                • p 7:14 - Lit "from passing and from returning"