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Zechariah 9:8


Then I will surround my temple 1  to protect it like a guard 2  from anyone crossing back and forth; so no one will cross over against them anymore as an oppressor, for now I myself have seen it.


Ge 32:1,2; Ex 3:7,9; 2Sa 16:12; 2Ki 23:29; 2Ki 24:1; Ps 34:7; Ps 46:1-5; Ps 72:4; Ps 125:1,2; Isa 4:5; Isa 26:1; Isa 31:5; Isa 33:20-22; Isa 52:1; Isa 52:12; Isa 54:14; Isa 60:18; Jer 31:12; Jer 46:2,13; Eze 28:24,25; Eze 39:29; Da 11:6,7,10-16,27-29,40-45; Joe 3:16,17; Am 9:15; Zec 2:1-13; Zec 12:8; Zec 14:11; Ac 7:34; Re 20:1-3; Re 20:9

NET © Notes

tn Heb “house” (so NAB, NIV, NRSV).

tn Though a hapax legomenon, the מִצָּבָה (mitsavah) of the MT (from נָצַב, natsav, “take a stand”) is preferable to the suggestion מַצֵּבָה (matsevah, “pillar”) or even מִצָּבָא (mitsava’, “from” or “against the army”). The context favors the idea of the Lord as a protector.

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