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Zechariah 7:1-3 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 In the fourth year of King Darius, the word of the Lord came to Zechariah on the fourth day of the ninth month, which is Chislev. 1 In the fourth year of King Darius, the word of the LORD came to Zechariah on the fourth day of the ninth month, the month of Kislev.
2 Now the people of Bethel had sent Sharezer and Regem-melech and their men, to entreat the favor of the Lord, 2 The people of Bethel had sent Sharezer and Regem-Melech, together with their men, to entreat the LORD
3 and to ask the priests of the house of the Lord of hosts and the prophets, "Should I mourn and practice abstinence in the fifth month, as I have done for so many years?" 3 by asking the priests of the house of the LORD Almighty and the prophets, "Should I mourn and fast in the fifth month, as I have done for so many years?"