Zechariah 2

Third Vision: Surveyor

1I looked up and saw a man with a measuring line in his hand. 2I asked, “Where are you going?”

He answered me, “To measure Jerusalem to determine its width and length.”

3Then the angel who was speaking with me went out, and another angel went out to meet him. 4He said to him, “Run and tell this young man: Jerusalem will be inhabited without walls because of the number of people and animals in it.” 5The declaration of the Lord: “I myself will be a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory within it.”

6“Listen! Listen! Flee from the land of the north” — this is the Lord’s declaration — “for I have scattered you like the four winds of heaven” — this is the Lord’s declaration. 7“Listen, Zion! Escape, you who are living with Daughter Babylon.” 8For the Lord of Armies says this: “In pursuit of his glory, he sent me against the nations pl