2 1And I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, a man with a
measuring line in his hand.
2Then 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.
3And, behold, the angel that talked with me went
forth, and another angel went out to meet him,
4and said unto him, Run,
speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as villages
without walls, by reason of the multitude of men and cattle therein.
I, saith Jehovah, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and I will be
the glory in the midst of her.
6Ho, ho, flee from the land of the north,
saith Jehovah; for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heavens,
7Ho Zion, escape, thou that dwellest with the daughter of
8For thus saith Jehovah of hosts: After glory hath he sent me
unto the nations which plundered you; for he that toucheth you toucheth the
apple of his eye.
9For, behold, I will shake my hand over them, and they
shall be a spoil to those that served them; and ye shall know that Jehovah of
hosts hath sent me.
10Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for, lo, I
come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith Jehovah.
nations shall join themselves to Jehovah in that day, and shall be my people;
and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that Jehovah of
hosts has sent me unto thee.
12And Jehovah shall inherit Judah as his
portion in the holy land, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
all flesh, before Jehovah; for he is waked up out of his holy habitation.