Zechariah 2 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and, behold, a man with a measuring line in his hand. 1 Then I looked up--and there before me was a man with a measuring line in his hand!
2 Then I asked, "Where are you going?" He said to me, "To measure Yerushalayim, to see what is its breadth and what is its length." 2 I asked, "Where are you going?" He answered me, "To measure Jerusalem, to find out how wide and how long it is."
3 Behold, the angel who talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him, 3 Then the angel who was speaking to me left, and another angel came to meet him
4 and said to him, "Run, speak to this young man, saying, 'Yerushalayim will be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of men and cattle in it. 4 and said to him: "Run, tell that young man, 'Jerusalem will be a city without walls because of the great number of men and livestock in it.
5 For I,' says the LORD, 'will be to her a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory in the midst of her. 5 And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,' declares the LORD, 'and I will be its glory within.'
6 Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north,' says the LORD; 'for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the sky,' says the LORD. 6 "Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north," declares the LORD, "for I have scattered you to the four winds of heaven," declares the LORD.
7 'Come, Tziyon! Escape, you who dwell with the daughter of Bavel.' 7 "Come, O Zion! Escape, you who live in the Daughter of Babylon!"
8 For thus says the LORD of hosts: 'For honor he has sent me to the nations which plundered you; for he who touches you touches the apple of his eye. 8 For this is what the LORD Almighty says: "After he has honored me and has sent me against the nations that have plundered you--for whoever touches you touches the apple of his eye--
9 For, behold, I will shake my hand over them, and they will be a spoil to those who served them; and you will know that the LORD of Hosts has sent me. 9 I will surely raise my hand against them so that their slaves will plunder them. Then you will know that the LORD Almighty has sent me.
10 Sing and rejoice, daughter of Tziyon; for, behold, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of you,' says the LORD. 10 "Shout and be glad, O Daughter of Zion. For I am coming, and I will live among you," declares the LORD.
11 Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people; and I will dwell in the midst of you, and you shall know that the LORD of Hosts has sent me to you. 11 "Many nations will be joined with the LORD in that day and will become my people. I will live among you and you will know that the LORD Almighty has sent me to you.
12 The LORD will inherit Yehudah as his portion in the holy land, and will again choose Yerushalayim. 12 The LORD will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land and will again choose Jerusalem.
13 Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for he has roused himself from his holy habitation!" 13 Be still before the LORD, all mankind, because he has roused himself from his holy dwelling."