New Living Translation
The land of Judah will be the LORD's special possession in the holy land, and he will once again choose Jerusalem to be his own city.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:12 Shall inherit - Claim, recover, possess, and delight in, as a man doth in his paternal inheritance.
^D John I. 1-18. ^d 1 In the beginning was the Word [a title for Jesus peculiar to the apostle John], and the Word was with God [not going before nor coming after God, but with Him at the beginning], and the Word was God. [Not more, not less.] 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him [the New Testament often speaks of Christ as the Creator--see ver. 10; I. Cor. viii. 6; Col. i. 13, 17; Heb. i. 2]; and without him was not anything made that hath been made. [This …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
The Noble Results of this Species of Prayer
Covenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
"The Prophets of God Helping Them"
"For the people of Israel belong to the LORD; Jacob is his special possession.
2 Chronicles 6:6
But now I have chosen Jerusalem as the place for my name to be honored, and I have chosen David to be king over my people Israel.'"
What joy for the nation whose God is the LORD, whose people he has chosen as his inheritance.
For the LORD has chosen Jerusalem; he has desired it for his home.
"This is my resting place forever," he said. "I will live here, for this is the home I desired.
But the LORD will have mercy on the descendants of Jacob. He will choose Israel as his special people once again. He will bring them back to settle once again in their own land. And people from many different nations will come and join them there and unite with the people of Israel.
But the God of Israel is no idol! He is the Creator of everything that exists, including Israel, his own special possession. The LORD of Heaven's Armies is his name!
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