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Zechariah 10

Zechariah 10:1  
Ask of Yahweh rain in the spring time, Yahweh who makes storm clouds, and he gives rain showers to everyone for the plants in the field.

Zechariah 10:2  
For the teraphim have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie; and they have told false dreams. They comfort in vain. Therefore they go their way like sheep. They are oppressed, because there is no shepherd.

Zechariah 10:3  
My anger is kindled against the shepherds, and I will punish the male goats, for Yahweh of Armies has visited his flock, the house of Judah, and will make them as his majestic horse in the battle.

Zechariah 10:4  
From him will come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler together.

Zechariah 10:5  
They will be as mighty men, treading down muddy streets in the battle. They will fight, because Yahweh is with them. The riders on horses will be confounded.

Zechariah 10:6  
“I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph. I will bring them back, for I have mercy on them. They will be as though I had not cast them off, for I am Yahweh their God, and I will hear them.

Zechariah 10:7  
Ephraim will be like a mighty man, and their heart will rejoice as through wine. Yes, their children will see it and rejoice. Their heart will be glad in Yahweh.

Zechariah 10:8  
I will signal for them and gather them, for I have redeemed them. They will increase as they were before.

Zechariah 10:9  
I will sow them among the peoples. They will remember me in far countries. They will live with their children and will return.

Zechariah 10:10  
I will bring them again also out of the land of Egypt, and gather them out of Assyria. I will bring them into the land of Gilead and Lebanon; and there won’t be room enough for them.

Zechariah 10:11  
He will pass through the sea of affliction, and will strike the waves in the sea, and all the depths of the Nile will dry up; and the pride of Assyria will be brought down, and the scepter of Egypt will depart.

Zechariah 10:12  
I will strengthen them in Yahweh. They will walk up and down in his name,” says Yahweh.


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