Zechariah 2:1-13, NLT
Future Prosperity of Jerusalem
1*2:1 Verses 2:1-13 are numbered 2:5-17 in Hebrew text.When I looked again, I saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.
He replied, “I am going to measure Jerusalem, to see how wide and how long it is.”
3Then the angel who was with me went to meet a second angel who was coming toward him.
The Exiles Are Called Home
6The Lord says, “Come away! Flee from Babylon in the land of the north, for I have scattered you to the four winds.
8After a period of glory, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies sent me*2:8a The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain. against the nations who plundered you. For he said, “Anyone who harms you harms my most precious possession.*2:8b Hebrew Anyone who touches you touches the pupil of his eye.
10The Lord says, “Shout and rejoice, O beautiful Jerusalem,*2:10 Hebrew O daughter of Zion. for I am coming to live among you.