Zechariah 2:10-11

10 "1Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will 2dwell in your midst," declares the LORD.
11 "3Many nations will join themselves to the LORD in that day and will become My people. Then I will 4dwell in your midst, and you will 5know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.

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Zechariah 2:10-11 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO ZECHARIAH 2

This chapter contains a prophecy of the church under the Gospel dispensation; of the largeness and numbers of it; and of its protection and glory, through the presence of God in it. In this vision a man is seen with a measuring line in his hand, to measure Jerusalem with, Zec 2:1,2 upon which an angel bids the angel that talked with the prophet to declare to him the largeness, populousness, and safety of Jerusalem, Zec 2:3-5 then follows an exhortation to the people of God to come out of Babylon, Zec 2:6,7 and then a promise of the calling of the Gentiles, and of God's gracious inhabitation in his church, which would be matter of joy to Zion; and of his inheriting Judah, and choosing Jerusalem Zec 2:8-12 and the chapter is concluded with an address to all mankind, to be silent before the Lord, since he was raised up out of his habitation, Zec 2:13.

Zechariah 2:10-11 In-Context

8 For thus says the LORD of hosts, "After glory He has sent me against the nations which plunder you, for he who touches you, touches the apple of His eye.
9 "For behold, I will wave My hand over them so that they will be plunder for their slaves. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me.
10 "Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst," declares the LORD .
11 "Many nations will join themselves to the LORD in that day and will become My people. Then I will dwell in your midst, and you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.
12 "The LORD will possess Judah as His portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.
13 "Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD ; for He is aroused from His holy habitation."

Cross References 5

  • 1. Isaiah 65:18, 19; Zechariah 9:9
  • 2. Zechariah 2:5; Zechariah 8:3
  • 3. Micah 4:2
  • 4. Zechariah 2:5, 10
  • 5. Zechariah 2:9