Zechariah 8:2
Good News Translation
"I have longed to help Jerusalem because of my deep love for her people, a love which has made me angry with her enemies.

Contemporary English Version
I love Zion so much that her enemies make me angry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I have been jealous for Sion with a great jealousy, and with a great indignation have I been jealous for her.

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Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I have been jealous for Sion with a great jealousy, and with a great indignation have I been jealous for her.

I was jealous.

Zechariah 1:14-16 And the angel that spoke in me, said to me: Cry thou, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I am zealous for Jerusalem, and Sion with a great zeal. . . .

Psalm 78:58,59 They provoked him to anger on their hills: and moved him to jealousy with their graven things. . . .

Isaiah 42:13,14 The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man, as a man of war shall he stir up zeal: he shall shout and cry: he shall prevail against his enemies. . . .

Isaiah 59:17 He put on justice as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head: he put on the garments of vengeance, and was clad with zeal as with a cloak.

Isaiah 63:4-6,15 For the day of vengeance is in my heart, the year of my redemption is come. . . .

Ezekiel 36:5,6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: In the fire of my zeal I have spoken of the rest of the nations, and of all Edom, who have taken my land to themselves, for an inheritance with joy, and with all the heart, and with the mind: and have cast it out to lay it waste. . . .

Joel 2:18 The Lord hath been zealous for his land, and hath spared his people.

Nahum 1:2,6 The Lord is a jealous God, and a revenger: the Lord is a revenger, and hath wrath: the Lord taketh vengeance on his adversaries, and he is angry with his enemies. . . .

Context
The Restoration of Jerusalem
1And the word of the Lord of hosts came to me, saying: 2Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I have been jealous for Sion with a great jealousy, and with a great indignation have I been jealous for her.3Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I am returned to Sion, and I will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called The city of truth, and the mountain of the Lord of hosts, The sanctified mountain.…
Cross References
Joel 2:18
The Lord hath been zealous for his land, and hath spared his people.

Zechariah 1:14
And the angel that spoke in me, said to me: Cry thou, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I am zealous for Jerusalem, and Sion with a great zeal.

Zechariah 8:1
And the word of the Lord of hosts came to me, saying:

Additional Translations
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: “I am jealous for Zion with great zeal; I am jealous for her with great fervor.”Thus said the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.

Thus saith the Lord Almighty; I have been jealous for Jerusalem and for Sion with great jealousy, and I have been jealous for her with great fury.

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great fury.

Thus saith the LORD of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great fury.

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.

Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath."

'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: I have been zealous for Zion with great zeal, With great heat I have been zealous for her.
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