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Zechariah 2

(2:1-5) Next Zechariah sees a man with a measuring line in his hand, who told him he was going to measure Jerusalem. Then an angel stopped by to chat, and finally God shows up and says he'll build a wall of fire around Jerusalem. and he'll be the glory inside.

(2:1) "Behold a man with a measuring line in his hand."

(2:2) "Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem."

(2:3) "The angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him."

2:1 I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand.
2:2 Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.
2:3 And, behold, the angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him,
2:4 And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein:
2:5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her. (2:5) "I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her."
2:6 Ho, ho, come forth, and flee from the land of the north, saith the LORD: for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heaven, saith the LORD.
2:7 Deliver thyself, O Zion, that dwellest with the daughter of Babylon.
2:8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye. (2:8-9) God says the Israelites are his favorite people, "the apple of his eye." If you mess with them, he'll shake his hand at you.

(2:8) "He that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye."

(2:9) "I will shake mine hand upon them."

2:9 For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me.
2:10 Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.
2:11 And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
2:12 And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.
2:13 Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

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