Zechariah 2:7

7 “Come, Zion! Escape, you who live in Daughter Babylon!”

Zechariah 2:7 in Other Translations

7 Deliver thyself, O Zion, that dwellest with the daughter of Babylon.
7 Up! Escape to Zion, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon.
7 Come away, people of Zion, you who are exiled in Babylon!”
7 "Escape from Babylon, Zion, and come home - now!"
7 "Go, Zion! Escape, you who are living with Daughter Babylon."

Zechariah 2:7 Meaning and Commentary

Zechariah 2:7

Deliver thyself, O Zion
Or make thy escape, you that belong to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, and ought to have your abode there, and not in Babylon: flee from thence, that dwelleth [with] the daughter of Babylon;
in any of the antichristian states, who are the daughters of Babylon, the mother of harlots, ( Revelation 17:5 ) so it may be rendered, "that inhabits the daughter of Babylon" F11; dwells in any of the cities, towns, and villages, belonging to it.


F11 (lbb tb tbvwy) , (oi katoikountev yugatera babulwnov) , Sept.; "habitatrix filiae Babel", Pagninus, Montanus, Drusius; "[vel] inhabitans filiam Babel", De Dieu.

Zechariah 2:7 In-Context

5 And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,’ declares the LORD, ‘and I will be its glory within.’
6 “Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north,” declares the LORD, “for I have scattered you to the four winds of heaven,” declares the LORD.
7 “Come, Zion! Escape, you who live in Daughter Babylon!”
8 For this is what the LORD Almighty says: “After the Glorious One has sent me against the nations that have plundered you—for whoever touches you touches the apple of his eye—
9 I will surely raise my hand against them so that their slaves will plunder them. Then you will know that the LORD Almighty has sent me.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Isaiah 42:7
  • 2. S Isaiah 48:20; Jeremiah 3:18
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