Zechariah

Zechariah 10 ©

1God is to be sought unto, and not idols. 3As he visited his flock for sin, so will he save and restore them.

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ASK aye of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD shall make 1bright clouds, and bgive them showers of rain, to every one grass in the field.

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For the 2idols have spoken vanity, and the *diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; cthey comfort in vain: therefore dthey went their way as a flock, they 3were troubled, ebecause there was no shepherd.

d Je. 50.17,34; 52. Eze. 34.5. La. 4.20. Je. 13.17.
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fMine anger was kindled against the shepherds, and I 4punished the goats: for the LORD of hosts ghath visited his flock the house of Judah, and hath made them as his goodly horse hin the battle.

h Pr. 21.31. Is 31.1,2.
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iOut of him came forth the corner, out of him the nail, out of him the battle bow, out of him every oppressor together.

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jAnd they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and 5the riders on horses shall be confounded.

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And kI will strengthen the house of Judah, and lI will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them; for mI have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am the LORD their God, and will hear them.

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And they of Ephraim shall be nlike a mighty man, and otheir heart shall rejoice as through wine: yea, their children shall see it, and be glad; their heart shall rejoice in the LORD.

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pI will hiss for them, and gather them; for qI have redeemed them: and they shall rincrease as they have increased.

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And I will ssow them among the people: and they shall tremember me in far countries; and uthey shall live with their children, and turn again.

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vI will bring them again also out of the land of Egypt, and gather them out of Assyria; and I will bring them into the wland of Gilead and Lebanon; and xplace shall not be found for them.

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And yhe shall pass through the sea with affliction, and shall smite the waves in the sea, and all the deeps of the river shall dry up: and the zpride of Assyria shall be brought down, and the asceptre of Egypt shall depart away.

y Is. 11.15,16. Re. 16.12. Is. 40.3,4; 42.16; 49.11. Ps. 66.6,12; 74.15; 78.13.
a Is. 19.1-17. 30.13" data-content="Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.">Eze. 30.13; 29.14-16; 30. Je. 46.
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And bI will strengthen them in the LORD; and they shall cwalk up and down in his name, saith the LORD.