Zechariah 8:5
Good News Translation
And the streets will again be full of boys and girls playing.

Contemporary English Version
while boys and girls play in the streets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls, playing in the streets thereof.

New American Bible
The city will be filled with boys and girls playing in its streets.

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And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls, playing in the streets thereof.

playing.

Zechariah 2:4 And he said to him: Run, speak to this young man, saying: Jerusalem shall be inhabited without walls, by reason of the multitude of men, and of the beasts in the midst thereof.

Psalm 128:3,4 Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table. . . .

Psalm 144:12-15 Whose sons are as new plants in their youth: Their daughters decked out, adorned round about after the similitude of a temple: . . .

Jeremiah 30:19,20 And out of them shall come forth praise, and the voice of them that play: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be made few: and I will glorify them, and they shall not be lessened. . . .

Jeremiah 31:27 Behold the days come, saith the Lord: and I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Juda with the seed of men, and with the seed of beasts.

Jeremiah 33:11 The voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say: Give ye glory to the Lord of hosts, for the Lord is good, for his mercy endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring their vows into the house of the Lord: for I will bring back the captivity of the land as at the first, saith the Lord.

Lamentations 2:19 Coph. Arise, give praise in the night, in the beginning of the watches: pour out thy heart like water, before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands to him for the life of thy little children, that have fainted for hunger at the top of all the streets.

Matthew 11:16,17 But whereunto shall I esteem this generation to be like? It is like to children sitting in the market place. . . .

Context
The Restoration of Jerusalem
4Thus saith the Lord of hosts: There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem: and every man with his staff in his hand through multitude of days. 5And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls, playing in the streets thereof.6Thus saith the Lord of hosts: If it seem hard in the eyes of the remnant of this people in those days: shall it be hard in my eyes, saith the Lord of hosts?…
Cross References
Jeremiah 30:19
And out of them shall come forth praise, and the voice of them that play: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be made few: and I will glorify them, and they shall not be lessened.

Jeremiah 30:20
And their children shall be as from the beginning, and their assembly shall be permanent before me: and I will visit against all that afflict them.

Jeremiah 31:12
And they shall come, and shall give praise in mount Sion: and they shall flow together to the good things of the Lord, for the corn, and wine, and oil, and the increase of cattle and herds, and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall be hungry no more.

Jeremiah 31:13
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, the young men and old men together: and I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them joyful after their sorrow.

Additional Translations
And the streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing there.”And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.

And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.

And the broad places of the city shall be filled with boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.

And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.

And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.

And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.

The streets of the city will be full of boys and girls playing in its streets."

And broad places of the city are full of boys and girls, Playing in its broad places.
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