2 The Lord hath been †sore displeased with your fathers.
But lthey did not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith the Lord.
And othe prophets, do they live for ever?
Did they not ||take hold of your fathers?
And they returned and said, rLike as the Lord of hosts thought to do unto us,
7 *Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month tSebat, bin the second year of Darius, came the word of the Lord unto Zechariah, cthe son of Berechiah, the son of dIddo the prophet, saying, 8 I saw by night, and behold ua man vriding upon a red horse, and he stood among wthe myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there xred horses, ||speckled, and white. 9 Then said I, O my lord, what are these? And uthe angel that talked with me said unto me, I will shew thee what these be. 10 And uthe man that stood among wthe myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom ythe Lord hath sent zto walk to and fro through the earth. 11 And they answered uthe angel of the Lord that stood among wthe myrtle trees, and said, zWe have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still, and zzis at rest. 12 Then uthe angel of the Lord answered and said, aO Lord of hosts, bhow long awilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, cagainst which thou hast had indignation dthese threescore and ten years? 13 And the Lord answered the angel that talked with me with egood words and fcomfortable words. 14 So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying,
Thus saith the Lord of hosts;
I gam jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.
nMy house shall be built in it, saith the Lord of hosts,
And oa line shall be stretched forth upon Jerusalem.
And sshall yet choose Jerusalem.
18 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and saw, and behold tfour horns. 19 And I said unto uthe angel that talked with me, What be these? And he answered me, vThese are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem. 20 And the Lord shewed me four wcarpenters. 21 Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, vThese are the horns which have scattered Judah, xso that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to yfray them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which zlifted up their horn over the land of Judah to scatter it.
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