15 For behold, the Lord will come in fire And His chariots like the whirlwind, To render His anger with fury, And His rebuke with flames of fire. 16 For the Lord will execute judgment by fire And by His sword on all flesh, And those slain by the Lord will be many. 17 “Those who sanctify and purify themselves to go to the gardens, [a]Following one in the center, Who eat swine’s flesh, detestable things and mice, Will come to an end altogether,” declares the Lord.
18 “For I [b]know their works and their thoughts; [c]the time is coming to gather all nations and tongues. And they shall come and see My glory.19 I will set a sign among them and will send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, [d]Put, Lud, [e]Meshech, Tubal and [f]Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard My fame nor seen My glory. And they will declare My glory among the nations.20 Then they shall bring all your brethren from all the nations as a grain offering to the Lord, on horses, in chariots, in litters, on mules and on camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the Lord, “just as the sons of Israel bring their grain offering in a clean vessel to the house of the Lord.21 I will also take some of them for priests and for Levites,” says the Lord.
Zechariah 9:13-16New American Standard Bible (NASB)
13 For I will bend Judah [a]as My bow, I will fill the bow with Ephraim. And I will stir up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece; And I will make you like a warrior’s sword. 14 Then the Lord will appear over them, And His arrow will go forth like lightning; And the Lord [b]God will blow the trumpet, And will march in the storm winds of the south. 15 The Lord of hosts will defend them. And they will devour and trample on the sling stones; And they will drink and be boisterous as with wine; And they will be filled like a sacrificial basin, Drenched like the corners of the altar. 16 And the Lord their God will save them in that day As the flock of His people; For they are as the stones of a crown, [c]Sparkling in His land.
Zechariah 14:1-3New American Standard Bible (NASB)
God Will Battle Jerusalem’s Foes
14 Behold, a day is coming for the Lord when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you.2 For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city.3 Then the Lord will go forth and fight against those nations, as [a]when He fights on a day of battle.
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