Zechariah 2:4Signifying the spiritual Jerusalem and Church under Christ, which should be extended by the Gospel through all the world, and should need no material walls, nor trust in any worldly strength, but should be safely preserved and dwell in peace among all their enemies.
Zechariah 2:5To defend my Church, to fear the enemies and to destroy them if they approach near.
Zechariah 2:5In me they shall have their full felicity and glory.
Zechariah 2:6He calleth to them, which partly for fear, and partly for their own case, remained still in captivity, and so preferred their own private commodities to the benefits of God promised in his Church.
Zechariah 2:6As it was I that scattered you, so have I power to restore you.
Zechariah 2:8Seeing that God had begun to show his grace among you by delivering you, he continueth the same still toward you, and therefore sendeth me his Angel and his Christ to defend you from your enemies, that they shall not hurt you, neither by the way nor at home.
Zechariah 2:8Ye are so dear unto God, that he can no more suffer your enemies to hurt you, than a man can abide to be thrust in the eye, Ps. 17:8.
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