Parallel Bible results for Zechariah 7:4-7

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Zechariah 7:4-7

NLT 4 The of Heaven’s Armies sent me this message in reply: NIV 4 Then the word of the LORD Almighty came to me: NLT 5 “Say to all your people and your priests, ‘During these seventy years of exile, when you fasted and mourned in the summer and in early autumn, was it really for me that you were fasting? NIV 5 "Ask all the people of the land and the priests, 'When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months for the past seventy years, was it really for me that you fasted? NLT 6 And even now in your holy festivals, aren’t you eating and drinking just to please yourselves? NIV 6 And when you were eating and drinking, were you not just feasting for yourselves? NLT 7 Isn’t this the same message the proclaimed through the prophets in years past when Jerusalem and the towns of Judah were bustling with people, and the Negev and the foothills of Judah were well populated?’” NIV 7 Are these not the words the LORD proclaimed through the earlier prophets when Jerusalem and its surrounding towns were at rest and prosperous, and the Negev and the western foothills were settled?' "