New International Version
The LORD will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land and will again choose Jerusalem.
King James Bible
And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah shall inherit Judah [as] his portion in the holy land, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
World English Bible
Yahweh will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah hath inherited Judah, His portion on the holy ground, And He hath fixed again on Jerusalem.
Zechariah 2:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land - This is a promise of the final restoration of the Jews, and that they should be God's portion in their own land.
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'Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls.... 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.'--ZECHARIAH ii. 4, 5. Zechariah was the Prophet of the returning exiles, and his great work was to hearten them for their difficult task, with their small resources and their many foes, and to insist that the prime condition to success, on the part of that portion of the nation that had returned, was holiness. So his visions, of which …
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The Time of Trouble
For the LORD's portion is his people, Jacob his allotted inheritance.
2 Chronicles 6:6
But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.
For the LORD has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling, saying,
"This is my resting place for ever and ever; here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.
The LORD will have compassion on Jacob; once again he will choose Israel and will settle them in their own land. Foreigners will join them and unite with the descendants of Jacob.
He who is the Portion of Jacob is not like these, for he is the Maker of all things, including Israel, the people of his inheritance-- the LORD Almighty is his name.
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