Zechariah 2:12
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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.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:12 Shall inherit - Claim, recover, possess, and delight in, as a man doth in his paternal inheritance.

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John's Introduction.
^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
The Noble Results of this Species of Prayer Some persons, when they hear of the prayer of silence, falsely imagine, that the soul remains stupid, dead, and inactive. But, unquestionably, it acteth therein, more nobly and more extensively than it had ever done before; for God Himself is the mover, and the soul now acteth by the agency of His Spirit. When S. Paul speaks of our being led by the Spirit of God, it is not meant that we should cease from action; but that we should act through the internal
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

Covenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
The fact of Covenanting, under the Old Testament dispensations, being approved of God, gives a proof that it was proper then, which is accompanied by the voice of prophecy, affording evidence that even in periods then future it should no less be proper. The argument for the service that is afforded by prophecy is peculiar, and, though corresponding with evidence from other sources, is independent. Because that God willed to make known truth through his servants the prophets, we should receive it
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

"The Prophets of God Helping Them"
Close by the Israelites who had set themselves to the task of rebuilding the temple, dwelt the Samaritans, a mixed race that had sprung up through the intermarriage of heathen colonists from the provinces of Assyria with the remnant of the ten tribes which had been left in Samaria and Galilee. In later years the Samaritans claimed to worship the true God, but in heart and practice they were idolaters. It is true, they held that their idols were but to remind them of the living God, the Ruler of the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:9
"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.'"

Psalm 33:12
What joy for the nation whose God is the LORD, whose people he has chosen as his inheritance.

Psalm 132:13
For the LORD has chosen Jerusalem; he has desired it for his home.

Psalm 132:14
"This is my resting place forever," he said. "I will live here, for this is the home I desired.

Isaiah 14:1
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.

Jeremiah 10:16
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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