Zechariah 2:1-9 NRS

1 a I looked up and saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.

References for Zechariah 2:1

    • d 2:1 - Ch 2.5 in Heb
      2 Then I asked, "Where are you going?" He answered me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its width and what is its length."
      3 Then the angel who talked with me came forward, and another angel came forward to meet him,
      4 and said to him, "Run, say to that young man: Jerusalem shall be inhabited like villages without walls, because of the multitude of people and animals in it.
      5 For I will be a wall of fire all around it, says the Lord, and I will be the glory within it."
      6 Up, up! Flee from the land of the north, says the Lord; for I have spread you abroad like the four winds of heaven, says the Lord.
      7 Up! Escape to Zion, you that live with daughter Babylon.
      8 For thus said the Lord of hosts (after his glory b sent me) regarding the nations that plundered you: Truly, one who touches you touches the apple of my eye. c

      References for Zechariah 2:8

        • e 2:8 - Cn: Heb [after glory he]
        • f 2:8 - Heb [his eye]
          9 See now, I am going to raise d my hand against them, and they shall become plunder for their own slaves. Then you will know that the Lord of hosts has sent me.

          References for Zechariah 2:9

            • g 2:9 - Or [wave]