Zechariah 8:20
Good News Translation
The LORD Almighty says, "The time is coming when people from many cities will come to Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
I tell you that people will come here from cities everywhere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities,

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Zechariah 2:11 And many nations shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and they 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 to thee.

Zechariah 14:16,17 And all they that shall be left of all nations that came against Jerusalem, shall go up from year to year, to adore the King, the Lord of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. . . .

1 Kings 8:41,43 Moreover also the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for thy name's sake, (for they shall hear every where of thy great name, and thy mighty hand, . . .

2 Chronicles 6:32,33 If the stranger also, who is not of thy people Israel, come from a far country, for the sake of thy great name, and thy strong hand, and thy stretched out arm, and adore in this place: . . .

Psalm 22:27 All the ends of the earth shall remember, and shall be converted to the Lord: And all the kindreds of the Gentiles shall adore in his sight.

Psalm 67:1-4 Unto the end, in hymns, a psalm of a canticle for David. [2] May God have mercy on us, and bless us: may he cause the light of his countenance to shine upon us, and may he have mercy on us. . . .

Psalm 72:17 Let his name be blessed for evermore: his name continueth before the sun. And in him shall all the tribes of the earth be blessed: all nations shall magnify him.

Psalm 89:9 Thou rulest the power of the sea: and appeasest the motion of the waves thereof.

Psalm 117:1,2 O Praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people. . . .

Psalm 138:4,5 May all the kings of the earth give glory to thee: for they have heard all the words of thy mouth. . . .

Isaiah 2:2,3 And in the last days the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared on the top of mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow unto it. . . .

Isaiah 11:10 In that day the root of Jesse, who standeth for an ensign of the people, him the Gentiles shall beseech, and his sepulchre shall be glorious.

Isaiah 49:6,22,23 And he said: It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold, I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayst be my salvation even to the farthest part of the earth. . . .

Isaiah 60:3-12 And the Gentiles shall walk in thy light, and kings in the brightness of thy rising. . . .

Isaiah 66:18-20 But I know their works, and their thoughts: I come that I may gather them together with all nations and tongues: and they shall come and shall see my glory. . . .

Jeremiah 16:19 O Lord, my might, and my strength, and my refuge in the day of tribulation: to thee the Gentiles shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say: Surely our fathers have possessed lies, a vanity which hath not profited them.

Hosea 1:10 And the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, that is without measure, and shall not be numbered. And it shall be in the place where it shall be said to them: You are not my people: it shall be said to them: Ye are the sons of the living God.

Hosea 2:23 And I will sow her unto me in the earth, and I will have mercy on her that was without mercy. [24] And I will say to that which is not my people: Thou art my people: and they shall say: Thou art my God.

Amos 9:12 In that day I will raise up the tabernacle of David, that is fallen: and I will close up the breaches of the walls thereof, and repair what was fallen: and I will rebuild it as in the days of old.

Micah 4:1,2 Therefore because of you, Sion shall be ploughed as a field, and Jerusalem shall be as a heap of stones, and the mountain of the temple as the high places of the forests. . . .

Malachi 1:11 For from the rising of the sun even to the going down, my name is great among the Gentiles, and in every place there is sacrifice, and there is offered to my name a clean oblation: for my name is great among the Gentiles, saith the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 8:11 And I say to you that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven:

Acts 15:14,18 Simon hath related how God first visited to take to the Gentiles, a people to his name. . . .

Romans 15:9-12 But that the Gentiles are to glorify God for his mercy, as it is written: Therefore will I confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles and will sing to thy name. . . .

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for ever and ever. Amen.

Context
The Restoration of Jerusalem
19Thus saith the Lord of hosts: The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth shall be to the house of Juda, joy, and gladness, and great solemnities: only love ye truth and peace. 20Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities,21And the inhabitants go one to another, saying: Let us go, and entreat the face of the Lord, and let us seek the Lord of hosts: I also will go.…
Cross References
Psalm 102:22
When the people assemble together, and kings, to serve the Lord.

Psalm 117:1
O Praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.

Isaiah 45:14
Thus saith the Lord: The labour of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia, and of Sabaim, men of stature shall come over to thee, and shall be thine: they shall walk after thee, they shall go bound with manacles: and they shall worship thee, and shall make supplication to thee: only in thee is God, and there is no God besides thee.

Jeremiah 16:19
O Lord, my might, and my strength, and my refuge in the day of tribulation: to thee the Gentiles shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say: Surely our fathers have possessed lies, a vanity which hath not profited them.

Micah 4:2
And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared in the top of the mountains, and high above the hills: and people shall flow to it.

Micah 4:3
And many nations shall come in haste, and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob: and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Sion, and the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 2:11
And many nations shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and they 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 to thee.

Zechariah 14:16
And all they that shall be left of all nations that came against Jerusalem, shall go up from year to year, to adore the King, the Lord of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.

Additional Translations
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: “Peoples will yet come—the residents of many cities—Thus said the LORD of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities:

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: It shall yet come to pass , that there shall come peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities;

Thus saith the Lord Almighty; Yet shall many peoples come, and the inhabitants of many cities;

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Yet again shall there come peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities;

Thus saith the LORD of hosts: It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities:

Thus saith the LORD of hosts: It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities:

Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "Many peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities will yet come;

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Yet come do peoples, and inhabitants of many cities,
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