Then the word of the LORD Almighty came to me:
“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?
References for Zechariah 7:5
And when you were eating and drinking, were you not just feasting for yourselves?
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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?’ ”
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