When I looked again, I saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.
References for Zechariah 2:1
“Where are you going?” I asked. He replied, “I am going to measure Jerusalem, to see how wide and how long it is.”
Then the angel who was with me went to meet a second angel who was coming toward him.
The other angel said, “Hurry, and say to that young man, ‘Jerusalem will someday be so full of people and livestock that there won’t be room enough for everyone! Many will live outside the city walls.
Then I, myself, will be a protective wall of fire around Jerusalem, says the . And I will be the glory inside the city!’”
The says, “Come away! Flee from Babylon in the land of the north, for I have scattered you to the four winds.
Come away, people of Zion, you who are exiled in Babylon!”
After a period of glory, the of Heaven’s Armies sent me against the nations who plundered you. For he said, “Anyone who harms you harms my most precious possession.
References for Zechariah 2:8
I will raise my fist to crush them, and their own slaves will plunder them.” Then you will know that the of Heaven’s Armies has sent me.