19 O Lord, my (A)strength and my stronghold,
And my (B)refuge in the day of distress,
To You the (C)nations will come
From the ends of the earth and say,
“Our fathers have inherited nothing but (D)falsehood,
Futility and [a](E)things of no profit.”

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  1. Jeremiah 16:19 Lit there is nothing profitable in them

20 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘It will yet be that (A)peoples will come, even the inhabitants of many cities. 21 The inhabitants of one will go to another, saying, “Let us go at once to (B)entreat the favor of the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts; [a]I will also go.” 22 So (C)many peoples and mighty nations will come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem and to (D)entreat the favor of the Lord.’ 23 Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘In those days ten men from all the [b]nations will [c](E)grasp the [d]garment of a Jew, saying, “Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.”’”

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 8:21 Or let me go too
  2. Zechariah 8:23 Lit languages of the nations
  3. Zechariah 8:23 Lit grasp, and they will grasp
  4. Zechariah 8:23 Or corner of the garment

25 (A)the secrets of his heart are disclosed; and so he will (B)fall on his face and worship God, (C)declaring that God is certainly among you.

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