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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1God, in the care of Jerusalem, sends to measure it.
6The redemption of Zion.
10The promise of God's presence.
 
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Chapter 2

Verse 1
I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand.


lifted
1:18
a man
1:16; Ezekiel 40:3,5; 47:4; Revelation 11:1; 21:15

Verse 2
Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.
Whither
5:10; John 16:5
To
Jeremiah 31:39; Ezekiel 45:6; 48:15-17,30-35; Revelation 11:1; 21:15-17

Verse 3
And, behold, the angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him,
the angel
1:9,13,14,19; 4:1,5; 5:5
and another
1:8,10,11

Verse 4
And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein:
young
Jeremiah 1:6; Daniel 1:17; 1 Timothy 4:12
Jerusalem
We learn from Josephus, that Jerusalem actually overflowed with inhabitants, and gradually extended itself beyond its walls, and that Herod Agrippa fortified the new part, called Bezetha.
1:17; 8:4,5; 12:6; 14:10,11; Isaiah 33:20; 44:26; Jeremiah 30:18,19; 31:24,27; Jeremiah 31:38-40; 33:10-13; Ezekiel 36:10,11; Micah 7:11

Verse 5
For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.
a wall
9:8; Psalms 46:7-11; 48:3,12; Isaiah 4:5; 12:6; 26:1,2; 33:21; 60:18,19
the glory
Psalms 3:3; Isaiah 60:19; Haggai 2:7-9; Luke 2:32; Revelation 21:10,11,23; 22:3-5

Verse 6
Ho, ho, come forth, and flee from the land of the north, saith the LORD: for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heaven, saith the LORD.
ho
Ruth 4:1; Isaiah 55:1
and flee
7; Genesis 19:17; Isaiah 48:20; 52:11,12; Jeremiah 1:14; 3:18; 31:8; 50:8; 51:6; Jeremiah 51:45,50; 2 Corinthians 6:16,17; Revelation 18:4
spread
Deuteronomy 28:64; Jeremiah 15:4; 31:10; Ezekiel 5:12; 11:16; 12:14,15; 17:21; Amos 9:9

Verse 7
Deliver thyself, O Zion, that dwellest with the daughter of Babylon.
Deliver
Genesis 19:17; Numbers 16:26,34; Isaiah 48:20; 52:11; Jeremiah 50:8; 51:6,45; Acts 2:40; Revelation 18:4
that
Isaiah 52:2; Micah 4:10
daughter
The Babylonians were vanquished by the Persians, formerly their servants, under Darius Hystaspes, who took Babylon after a siege of twelve months, demolished its walls, and put 300,000 of the inhabitants to death.

Verse 8
For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.
After
4,5; 1:15,16; Isaiah 60:7-14
sent
9,11; Isaiah 48:15,16; Malachi 3:1; John 14:23,24,26; 15:21-23; 17:18; 1 John 4:9,10,14
the nations
2 Kings 24:2; Jeremiah 50:17,18; 51:34,35; Ezekiel 25:6,7,12,15; 26:2; 35:5; Joel 3:2-8; Amos 1:3-5,9,11,13; Obadiah 1:10-16; Micah 4:11; 5:6; 7:10; Habakkuk 2:8,17; Zephaniah 2:8
for
Genesis 20:6; Psalms 105:13-15; Acts 9:4; 2 Thessalonians 1:6
the apple
Deuteronomy 32:10; Psalms 17:8; Matthew 25:40,45

Verse 9
For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me.
I will
Isaiah 10:32; 11:15; 13:2; 19:16
and they
Isaiah 14:2; 33:1,23; Jeremiah 27:7; Ezekiel 39:10; Habakkuk 2:8,17; Zephaniah 2:9
and ye
8; 4:9; 6:15; Jeremiah 28:9; John 13:19; 16:4

Verse 10
Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.
and rejoice
9:9; Psalms 47:1-9; 98:1-3; Isaiah 12:6; 35:10; 40:9; 42:10; 51:11; 52:9,10; Isaiah 54:1; 61:10; 65:18,19; 66:14; Jeremiah 30:19; 31:12; 33:11; Zephaniah 3:14,15; Philippians 4:4
lo
14:5; Psalms 40:7; Isaiah 40:9-11; Malachi 3:1
and I
8:3; Leviticus 26:12; Psalms 68:18; Ezekiel 37:27; Zephaniah 3:17; Matthew 28:20; John 1:14; John 14:23; 2 Corinthians 6:15,16; Revelation 2:1; 21:3

Verse 11
And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
many
8:20-23; Psalms 22:27-30; 68:29-31; 72:8-11,17; Isaiah 2:2-5; 11:9,10; Isaiah 19:24,25; 42:1-4; 45:14; 49:6,7,22,23; 52:10; 60:3-7; 66:19; Jeremiah 16:19; Malachi 1:11; Luke 2:32; Acts 28:28; 1 Peter 2:9,10; Revelation 11:15
in that day
3:10
my people
Exodus 12:49
thou
9; Ezekiel 33:33; John 17:21,23,25

Verse 12
And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.
inherit
Exodus 19:5,6; Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalms 82:8; 135:4; Jeremiah 10:16; 51:19
and shall
1:17; Isaiah 41:9

Verse 13
Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.
Be
Psalms 46:10; Habakkuk 2:20; Zephaniah 1:7; Romans 3:19; 9:20
for
Psalms 68:5; 78:65; Isaiah 26:20,21; 42:13-15; 51:9; 57:5; Zephaniah 3:8
his holy habitation
Heb. the habitation of his holiness.
Deuteronomy 26:15; 2 Chronicles 30:27; *marg:; Psalms 11:4; 68:5; Isaiah 57:15; 63:15; Jeremiah 25:30


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Zechariah 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=zec&chapter=002>.  

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