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Zechariah 2

Zechariah 2:1  
I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and behold, a man with a measuring line in his hand.

Zechariah 2:2  
Then I asked, “Where are you going?” He said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its width and what is its length.”

Zechariah 2:3  
Behold, the angel who talked with me went out, and another angel went out to meet him,

Zechariah 2:4  
and said to him, “Run, speak to this young man, saying, ‘Jerusalem will be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it.

Zechariah 2:5  
For I,’ says Yahweh, ‘will be to her a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory in the middle of her.

Zechariah 2:6  
Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north,’ says Yahweh; ‘for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the sky,’ says Yahweh.

Zechariah 2:7  
‘Come, Zion! Escape, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon.’

Zechariah 2:8  
For Yahweh of Armies says: ‘For honor he has sent me to the nations which plundered you; for he who touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Zechariah 2:9  
For, behold, I will shake my hand over them, and they will be a plunder to those who served them; and you will know that Yahweh of Armies has sent me.

Zechariah 2:10  
Sing and rejoice, daughter of Zion! For behold, I come and I will dwell within you,’ says Yahweh.

Zechariah 2:11  
Many nations shall join themselves to Yahweh in that day, and shall be my people; and I will dwell among you, and you shall know that Yahweh of Armies has sent me to you.

Zechariah 2:12  
Yahweh will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.

Zechariah 2:13  
Be silent, all flesh, before Yahweh; for he has roused himself from his holy habitation!”


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