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Destruction of Jerusalem

14:1 Look, the day of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is coming, and your plunder shall be divided among of you.
14:2 For I will gather all nations
to battle against Jerusalem ; and the city shall be captured, and the houses plundered, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go into exile, and the rest of the people shall not be eliminated from the city.
14:3 Then shall YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
go out, and wage war with those nations, like when He waged war on the day of battle.
14:4 And His feet shall stand on that day on the Mount of Olives, which faces Jerusalem on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall split open in the middle of it from east and to west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall move toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
14:5 And y’all shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Azal:  y’all shall flee, like y’all fled from the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
my Eloheiאלֹהֵי
In Hebrew grammatical construct is a way of connecting noun-noun pairs. In english, we use “of”, but in Hebrew there are quite a few ways of doing this. של is usually used in place of “of” in Hebrew, but in this case, we modify the first word, with the suffix “ey” (which is what we do for plural words, which God’s name is in Torah), i.e. God of Abraham becomes Elohei Avraham. See Elohim for more info click here
shall come, and all of His Holy Onesקָדוֹשׁ
Transliteration qāḏôš Pronunciation kaw-doshe’ sacred, holy, Holy One, saint, set apart For more info click here
will be with you.
14:6 And it shall so happen on that day, that the light shall not be bright, or dim:
14:7 But it shall be a unique day which shall be known as YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, not day nor night: but it shall happen, that at evening time it shall be light.
14:8 And it shall be in that day, that spring water shall flow out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the eastern sea, and half of them toward the western sea: This shall it be summer and in winter.
14:9 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
shall be King over all the land: in that day shall there be One YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and His Name One.
14:10 All the land shall be changed to a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem: and it shall be rise, and settle in its place, from the Gate of Benjaminבִּנְיָמִי
Bīnyāmīn Meaning: “Son of (the) right” or “Son of My right hand” was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Rachel (Jacob’s thirteenth child and twelfth and youngest son) For more info click here
to the place of the first gate, to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananeel to the king’s wine presses.

Jerusalem’s reestablishment


14:11 And men shall live in it, and there shall be no more complete destruction; but Jerusalem shall settle in safely.
14:12 This shall be the plague with which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will strike all the people who have fought against Jerusalem; Each one’s  flesh shall melt away while they stand on their feet, and each one’s eyes shall melt away in their sockets, and each one’s tongue shall melt away in their mouths.
14:13 And it shall so happen on that day, that a great panic from YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
among them; and each one shall grab the hand of his neighbor, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor.
14:14 And Judah also shall fight against Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the nations surrounding shall be gathered together, gold, and silver, and clothing, in great abundance.
14:15 And so shall be the plague of the horse, of the mule, of the camel, and of the donkey, and of all the animals that shall be in those camps, like this plague.

All nations worship Yahweh of hosts


14:16 And it shall so happen, that everyone who is left from all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall go up every year to worship the King, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Tabernacles (or booths).
14:17 And it shall be, that whoever will not go up from all the families of the earth to Jerusalem to worship the King, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, there
shall be no rain on them .
14:18 But if the family of Egypt doesn’t  go up, or come [to Jerusalem], that have no rain; there shall be the plague, with which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will strike the nations who don’t come up to keep the Feast of Tabernacles (or booths).
14:19 This shall be the punishment of the Egyptians, and the punishment of all nations that don’t come up to keep the Feast of Tabernacles (or booths).
14:20 On that day shall there be [written] on the bells of the horses, HOLYקָדוֹשׁ
Transliteration qāḏôš Pronunciation kaw-doshe’ sacred, holy, Holy One, saint, set apart For more info click here
TO YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; and the pots in Temple of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
  shall be like the bowls before the Altar.
14:21 Yea, every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be Holyקָדוֹשׁ
Transliteration qāḏôš Pronunciation kaw-doshe’ sacred, holy, Holy One, saint, set apart For more info click here
to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts: and all those who sacrifice shall come and take from them, and cook in them: and in that day there shall be no more the merchants in the Temple of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts.

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