Zechariah 13:4-9 NIV

4 “On that day every prophet will be ashamed of their prophetic vision. They will not put on a prophet’s garment of hair in order to deceive.

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5 Each will say, ‘I am not a prophet. I am a farmer; the land has been my livelihood since my youth.a

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    • y 13:5 - Or "farmer; a man sold me in my youth"
      6 If someone asks, ‘What are these wounds on your bodyb ?’ they will answer, ‘The wounds I was given at the house of my friends.’

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        • z 13:6 - Or "wounds between your hands"

          The Shepherd Struck, the Sheep Scattered

          7 “Awake, sword, against my shepherd, against the man who is close to me!” declares the LORD Almighty. “Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn my hand against the little ones.

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          8 In the whole land,” declares the LORD, “two-thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one-third will be left in it.

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          9 This third I will put into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’ ”

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