Zechariah 13:9
Good News Translation
And I will test the third that survives and will purify them as silver is purified by fire. I will test them as gold is tested. Then they will pray to me, and I will answer them. I will tell them that they are my people, and they will confess that I am their God."

Contemporary English Version
Then I will purify them and put them to the test, just as gold and silver are purified and tested. They will pray in my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "You are my people," and they will reply, "You, LORD, are our God!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

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And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

bring.

Psalm 66:10-12 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us by fire, as silver is tried. . . .

Isaiah 43:2 When thou shalt pass through the waters, I will be with thee, and the rivers shall not cover thee: when thou shalt walk in the fire, thou shalt not be burnt, and the flames shall not burn in thee:

1 Corinthians 3:11-13 For other foundation no man can lay, but that which is laid: which is Christ Jesus. . . .

1 Peter 4:12 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you.

refine.

Job 23:10 But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Proverbs 17:3 As silver is tried by fire, and gold in the furnace: so the Lord trieth the hearts.

Isaiah 48:10 Behold I have refined thee, but not as silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of poverty.

Malachi 3:2,3 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb: . . .

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

1 Peter 1:6,7 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations: . . .

they shall call.

Zechariah 10:6 And I will strengthen the house of Juda, and save the house of Joseph: and I will bring them back again, because I will have mercy on them: and they shall be as they were when I had not cast them off, for I am the Lord their God, and will hear them.

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour out upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and of prayers: and they shall look upon me, whom they have pierced: and they shall mourn for him as one mourneth for an only son, and they shall grieve over him, as the manner is to grieve for the death of the firstborn.

Psalm 34:15-19 The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers. . . .

Psalm 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 91:15 He shall cry to me, and I will hear him: I am with him in tribulation, I will deliver him, and I will glorify him.

Isaiah 58:9 Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which profiteth not.

Isaiah 65:23,24 My elect shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth in trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their posterity with them. . . .

Jeremiah 29:11,12 For I know the thoughts that I think towards you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of affliction, to give you an end and patience. . . .

Hosea 2:21-23 And it shall come to pass in that day: I will hear, saith the Lord, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth. . . .

Joel 2:32 And it shall come to pass, that every one that shall call upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved: for in Mount Sion, and in Jerusalem shall be salvation, as the Lord hath said, and in the residue whom the Lord shall call.

Acts 2:21 And it shalt come to pass, that whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Romans 10:12-14 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him. . . .

It is my people.

Zechariah 8:8 And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God in truth and in justice.

Leviticus 26:12,44,45 I will walk among you, and will be your God: and you shall be my people. . . .

Deuteronomy 26:17-19 Thou hast chosen the Lord this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways and keep his ceremonies, and precepts, and judgments, and obey his command. . . .

Psalm 144:15 They have called the people happy, that hath these things: but happy is that people whose God is the Lord.

Isaiah 44:1-6 And now hear, O Jacob, my servant, and Israel whom I have chosen. . . .

Jeremiah 30:22 And you shall be my people: and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Jeremiah 32:38 And they shall be my people, and I will be their God.

Ezekiel 11:20 That they may walk in my commandments, and keep my judgments, and do them: and that they may be my people, and I may be their God.

Ezekiel 36:28 And you shall dwell in the land which I gave to your fathers, and you shall be my people, and I will be your God.

Ezekiel 37:27 And my tabernacle shall be with them: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

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.

Matthew 22:29-32 And Jesus answering, said to them: You err, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God. . . .

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the testament which I will make to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my laws into their mind: and in their heart will I write them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people.

Revelation 21:3,4,7 And I heard a great voice from the throne, saying: Behold the tabernacle of God with men: and he will dwell with them. And they shall be his people: and God himself with them shall be their God. . . .

Context
The Shepherd Struck, the Sheep Scattered
8And there shall be in all the earth, saith the Lord, two parts in it shall be scattered, and shall perish: but the third part shall be left therein. 9And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.
Cross References
Revelation 8:7
And the first angel sounded the trumpet: and there followed hail and fire, mingled with blood: and it was cast on the earth. And the third part of the earth was burnt up: and the third part of the trees was burnt up: and all green grass was burnt up.

Revelation 8:8
And the second angel sounded the trumpet: and, as it were, a great mountain, burning with fire, was cast into the sea. And the third part of the sea became blood.

Revelation 8:9
And the third part of those creatures died which had life in the sea: and the third part of the ships was destroyed.

Revelation 8:10
And the third angel sounded the trumpet: and a great star fell from heaven, burning as it were a torch. And it fell on the third part of the rivers and upon the fountains of waters:

Revelation 8:11
And the name of the star is called Wormwood. And the third part of the waters became wormwood. And many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.

Revelation 8:12
And the fourth angel sounded the trumpet: and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars, so that the third part of them was darkened. And the day did not shine for a third part of it: and the night in like manner.

Job 23:10
But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Psalm 66:10
For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us by fire, as silver is tried.

Isaiah 48:10
Behold I have refined thee, but not as silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of poverty.

Isaiah 58:9
Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which profiteth not.

Isaiah 65:24
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will hear; as they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Jeremiah 24:5
Thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: Like these good figs, so will I regard the captives of Juda, whom I have sent forth out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans, for their good.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the thoughts that I think towards you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of affliction, to give you an end and patience.

Jeremiah 30:22
And you shall be my people: and I will be your God.

Ezekiel 20:38
And I will pick out from among you the transgressors, and the wicked, and will bring them out of the land where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and you shall know that I am the Lord.

Daniel 11:35
And some of the learned shall fall, that they may be tried, and may be chosen, and made white, even to the appointed time: because yet there shall be another time.

Daniel 12:10
Many shall be chosen, and made white, and shall be tried as fire: and the wicked shall deal wickedly, and none of the wicked shall understand, but the learned shall understand.

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.

Malachi 3:2
And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb:

Malachi 3:3
And he shall sit refining and cleansing the silver, and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and shall refine them as gold, and as silver, and they shall offer sacrifices to the Lord in justice.

Additional Translations
This third I will bring through the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are My people,’ and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’”And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.

And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and I will try them as silver is tried, and I will prove them as gold is proved: they shall call upon my name, and I will hear them, and say, This is my people: and they shall say, The Lord is my God.

And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will answer them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, The LORD is my God.

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, The LORD is my God.

I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say, 'It is my people;' and they will say, 'Yahweh is my God.'"

And I have brought the third into fire, And refined them like a refining of silver, And have tried them like a trying of gold, It doth call in My name, and I answer it, I have said, 'My people it is,' And it saith, 'Jehovah is my God!'
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