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Zechariah 8:9-12 NIV

9 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Now hear these words, ‘Let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.’ This is also what the prophets said who were present when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty.

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10 Before that time there were no wages for people or hire for animals. No one could go about their business safely because of their enemies, since I had turned everyone against their neighbor.

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11 But now I will not deal with the remnant of this people as I did in the past,” declares the LORD Almighty.

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12 “The seed will grow well, the vine will yield its fruit, the ground will produce its crops, and the heavens will drop their dew. I will give all these things as an inheritance to the remnant of this people.

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Study tools for Zechariah 8:9-12

  • a 8:13 - That is, your name has been used in cursing (see Jer. 29:22); or, you have been regarded as under a curse.
  • b 8:13 - Or "and your name will be used in blessings" (see Gen. 48:20); or "and you will be seen as blessed"