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Zechariah 10

CEB 1 Ask the LORD for rain when it is time for the spring rain. The LORD is the one who makes the thunderstorms. He gives them rain showers. He gives vegetation in the field to each of them. NIV 1 Ask the LORD for rain in the springtime; it is the LORD who sends the thunderstorms. He gives showers of rain to all people, and plants of the field to everyone. CEB 2 The household divine images speak idolatry, and diviners see lies. They interpret dreams falsely and provide empty comfort. Therefore, they wander like sheep, but they are oppressed because there is no shepherd. NIV 2 The idols speak deceitfully, diviners see visions that lie; they tell dreams that are false, they give comfort in vain. Therefore the people wander like sheep oppressed for lack of a shepherd. CEB 3 My anger burns hot against the shepherds; I will punish the goats. The LORD of heavenly forces will take care of his splendor, the house of Judah. He will make them like his majestic horse in battle. NIV 3 “My anger burns against the shepherds, and I will punish the leaders; for the LORD Almighty will care for his flock, the people of Judah, and make them like a proud horse in battle. CEB 4 The cornerstone, the tent peg, and the bow used in battle will come from Judah. Every oppressor will leave Judah simultaneously. NIV 4 From Judah will come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler. CEB 5 Judah will be like warriors, trampling through the muddy streets during battle. They will do battle because the LORD is with them. All the cavalry will be ashamed. NIV 5 Together they will be like warriors in battle trampling their enemy into the mud of the streets. They will fight because the LORD is with them, and they will put the enemy horsemen to shame. CEB 6 I will strengthen the house of Judah and deliver the house of Joseph. I will bring them back because I have compassion on them. They will be as though I hadn't rejected them, for I am the LORD their God; I will respond to them. NIV 6 “I will strengthen Judah and save the tribes of Joseph. I will restore them because I have compassion on them. They will be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the LORD their God and I will answer them. CEB 7 Ephraim will be like a warrior. They will be as glad as if they were drinking wine. Their children will watch and be glad. Their hearts will rejoice in the LORD. NIV 7 The Ephraimites will become like warriors, and their hearts will be glad as with wine. Their children will see it and be joyful; their hearts will rejoice in the LORD. CEB 8 I will whistle for them and gather them, because I have ransomed them. They will be as numerous as they were previously. NIV 8 I will signal for them and gather them in. Surely I will redeem them; they will be as numerous as before. CEB 9 Though I sowed them among the peoples, they will remember me in the distant places where they are living with their children until they return. NIV 9 Though I scatter them among the peoples, yet in distant lands they will remember me. They and their children will survive, and they will return. CEB 10 I will bring them back from the land of Egypt; I will collect them from Assyria. I will bring them to the land of Gilead and Lebanon until there is no more room for them. NIV 10 I will bring them back from Egypt and gather them from Assyria. I will bring them to Gilead and Lebanon, and there will not be room enough for them. CEB 11 They will pass through the sea of distress and strike the sea with waves. All the depths of the river will dry up. The pride of Assyria will be brought down; the scepter of Egypt will turn away. NIV 11 They will pass through the sea of trouble; the surging sea will be subdued and all the depths of the Nile will dry up. Assyria’s pride will be brought down and Egypt’s scepter will pass away. CEB 12 I will strengthen them in the LORD, and they will walk in his name, says the LORD. NIV 12 I will strengthen them in the LORDand in his name they will live securely,” declares the LORD.

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