Zechariah 13:8

8 In the whole land,” declares the LORD, “two-thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one-third will be left in it.

Zechariah 13:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.
ESV
8 In the whole land, declares the LORD, two thirds shall be cut off and perish, and one third shall be left alive.
NLT
8 Two-thirds of the people in the land will be cut off and die,” says the LORD . “But one-third will be left in the land.
MSG
8 All across the country" - God's Decree - "two-thirds will be devastated and one-third survive.
CSB
8 In the whole land- the Lord's declaration- two-thirds will be cut off and die, but a third will be left in it.

Zechariah 13:8 In-Context

6 If someone asks, ‘What are these wounds on your body ?’ they will answer, ‘The wounds I was given at the house of my friends.’
7 “Awake, sword, against my shepherd, against the man who is close to me!” declares the LORD Almighty. “Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn my hand against the little ones.
8 In the whole land,” declares the LORD, “two-thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one-third will be left in it.
9 This third I will put into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’ ”

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Eze 5:2-4,12; Zechariah 14:2
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