Zechariah 14:1-13

The LORD Comes and Reigns

1 A day of the LORD is coming, Jerusalem, when your possessions will be plundered and divided up within your very walls.
2 I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and the women raped. Half of the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be taken from the city.
3 Then the LORD will go out and fight against those nations, as he fights on a day of battle.
4 On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south.
5 You will flee by my mountain valley, for it will extend to Azel. You will flee as you fled from the earthquake[a] in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the LORD my God will come, and all the holy ones with him.
6 On that day there will be neither sunlight nor cold, frosty darkness.
7 It will be a unique day—a day known only to the LORD—with no distinction between day and night. When evening comes, there will be light.
8 On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it east to the Dead Sea and half of it west to the Mediterranean Sea, in summer and in winter.
9 The LORD will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one LORD, and his name the only name.
10 The whole land, from Geba to Rimmon, south of Jerusalem, will become like the Arabah. But Jerusalem will be raised up high from the Benjamin Gate to the site of the First Gate, to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the royal winepresses, and will remain in its place.
11 It will be inhabited; never again will it be destroyed. Jerusalem will be secure.
12 This is the plague with which the LORD will strike all the nations that fought against Jerusalem: Their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths.
13 On that day people will be stricken by the LORD with great panic. They will seize each other by the hand and attack one another.

Cross References 37

  • 1. Isaiah 13:6; S Joel 1:15; Isaiah 13:9; Malachi 4:1
  • 2. S Isaiah 23:18
  • 3. S Isaiah 2:3; S Zechariah 12:3
  • 4. S Ezekiel 5:8
  • 5. S Genesis 34:29; S Lamentations 5:11
  • 6. Isaiah 13:6; S Zechariah 13:8
  • 7. Zechariah 9:14-15
  • 8. S Isaiah 8:9; S Zechariah 12:9
  • 9. Ezekiel 11:23
  • 10. S Numbers 16:31
  • 11. Amos 1:1
  • 12. Isaiah 29:6; Isaiah 66:15-16
  • 13. S Deuteronomy 33:2; Matthew 16:27; Matthew 25:31; Jude 14
  • 14. S Isaiah 13:10; S Jeremiah 4:23
  • 15. Jeremiah 30:7
  • 16. Revelation 21:23-25; Revelation 22:5
  • 17. S Isaiah 13:10; S Isaiah 30:26
  • 18. Ezekiel 47:1-12; John 7:38; Revelation 22:1-2
  • 19. S Isaiah 30:25
  • 20. Joel 2:20
  • 21. S Genesis 8:22
  • 22. S Psalms 22:28; S Obadiah 1:21
  • 23. S Deuteronomy 6:4; Psalms 47:7; Isaiah 45:24; Revelation 11:15
  • 24. Habakkuk 2:14; Ephesians 4:5-6
  • 25. 1 Kings 15:22
  • 26. S Joshua 15:32
  • 27. Isaiah 2:2; Jeremiah 30:18; S Amos 9:11
  • 28. Zechariah 12:6
  • 29. S Jeremiah 20:2
  • 30. S 2 Kings 14:13
  • 31. S Nehemiah 3:1
  • 32. Zechariah 2:4
  • 33. S Psalms 48:8; S Ezekiel 34:25-28
  • 34. S Isaiah 11:4
  • 35. ver 18; S Leviticus 26:16; S Deuteronomy 28:22; Job 18:13
  • 36. S Genesis 35:5
  • 37. S Judges 7:22; S Zechariah 11:6

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or 5"My mountain valley will be blocked and will extend to Azel. It will be blocked as it was blocked because of the earthquake"
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