19 Lord, my (A)strength and my stronghold,
And my (B)refuge in the day of distress,
To You the (C)nations will come
From the ends of the earth and say,
“Our fathers have inherited nothing but (D)falsehood,
Futility, and [a](E)things of no benefit.”

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  1. Jeremiah 16:19 Lit there is nothing profitable in them

20 “The Lord of armies says this: ‘It will yet turn out that (A)peoples will come, that is, the inhabitants of many cities. 21 The inhabitants of one city will go to another, saying, “Let’s go at once to (B)plead for the favor of the Lord, and to seek the Lord of armies; [a]I also will go.” 22 So (C)many peoples and mighty nations will come to seek the Lord of armies in Jerusalem, and to (D)plead for the favor of the Lord.’ 23 The Lord of armies says this: ‘In those days ten people from all the [b]nations will [c](E)grasp the [d]garment of a Jew, saying, “Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.”’”

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  1. Zechariah 8:21 Or let me go too
  2. Zechariah 8:23 Lit languages of the nations
  3. Zechariah 8:23 Lit grasp, and they will grasp
  4. Zechariah 8:23 Lit hem of a garment

25 (A)the secrets of his heart are disclosed; and so he will (B)fall on his face and worship God, (C)declaring that God is certainly among you.

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