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Zechariah 1:13-15

13-15God reassured the Angel-Messenger—good words, comforting words —who then addressed me: "Tell them this. Tell them that God-of-the-Angel-Armies has spoken. This is God's Message: 'I care deeply for Jerusalem and Zion. I feel very possessive of them. But I'm thoroughly angry with the godless nations that act as if they own the whole world. I was only moderately angry earlier, but now they've gone too far. I'm going into action.

16-17"'I've come back to Jerusalem, but with compassion this time.'

This is God speaking.

'I'll see to it that my Temple is rebuilt.'

A Decree of God-of-the-Angel-Armies!

'The rebuilding operation is already staked out.'

Say it again—a Decree of God-of-the-Angel-Armies:

'My cities will prosper again,

God will comfort Zion again,

Jerusalem will be back in my favor again.'"