Zechariah 10:1-6 NIV

The LORD Will Care for Judah

1 Ask the LORD for rain in the springtime; it is the LORD who makes the storm clouds. He gives showers of rain1 to men, and plants of the field2 to everyone.

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2 The idols3 speak deceit, diviners4 see visions that lie; they tell dreams5 that are false, they give comfort in vain.6 Therefore the people wander like sheep oppressed for lack of a shepherd.7

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3 "My anger burns against the shepherds, and I will punish the leaders;8 for the LORD Almighty will care for his flock, the house of Judah, and make them like a proud horse in battle.9

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4 From Judah will come the cornerstone,10 from him the tent peg,11 from him the battle bow,12 from him every ruler.

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5 Together theya will be like mighty men trampling the muddy streets in battle.13 Because the LORD is with them, they will fight and overthrow the horsemen.14

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    • a 10:5 - ,5 Or "ruler, all of them together. / 5 They"
      6 "I will strengthen15 the house of Judah and save the house of Joseph. I will restore them because I have compassion16 on them.17 They will be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the LORD their God and I will answer18 them.

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