Zechariah 9:9-17 NIV

The Coming of Zion's King

9 Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!1 Shout,2 Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your kinga comes to you,3 righteous and having salvation,4 gentle and riding on a donkey,5 on a colt, the foal of a donkey.6

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10 I will take away the chariots from Ephraim and the war-horses from Jerusalem, and the battle bow will be broken.7 He will proclaim peace8 to the nations. His rule will extend from sea to sea and from the Riverb to the ends of the earth.c9

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    • c 9:10 - That is, the Euphrates
    • d 9:10 - Or "the end of the land"
      11 As for you, because of the blood of my covenant10 with you, I will free your prisoners11 from the waterless pit.12

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      12 Return to your fortress,13 O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice14 as much to you.

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      13 I will bend Judah as I bend my bow15 and fill it with Ephraim.16 I will rouse your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece,17 and make you like a warrior's sword.18

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      The LORD Will Appear

      14 Then the LORD will appear over them;19 his arrow will flash like lightning.20 The Sovereign LORD will sound the trumpet;21 he will march in the storms22 of the south,

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      15 and the LORD Almighty will shield23 them. They will destroy and overcome with slingstones.24 They will drink and roar as with wine;25 they will be full like a bowl26 used for sprinklingd the corners27 of the altar.

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        • e 9:15 - Or "bowl, / like"
          16 The LORD their God will save them on that day28 as the flock of his people. They will sparkle in his land like jewels in a crown.29

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          17 How attractive and beautiful they will be! Grain will make the young men thrive, and new wine the young women.