The LORD Promises to Bless Jerusalem

1 The word of the LORD Almighty came to me.

References for Zechariah 8:1

      2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “I am very jealous for Zion; I am burning with jealousy for her.”

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      3 This is what the LORD says: “I will return to Zion and dwell in Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the Faithful City, and the mountain of the LORD Almighty will be called the Holy Mountain.”
      4 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Once again men and women of ripe old age will sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each of them with cane in hand because of their age.

      References for Zechariah 8:4

      5 The city streets will be filled with boys and girls playing there.”

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      6 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “It may seem marvelous to the remnant of this people at that time, but will it seem marvelous to me?” declares the LORD Almighty.

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      7 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “I will save my people from the countries of the east and the west.

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