2:1 I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand.
2:1 Then I raised my eyes and looked, and behold, a man with a measuring line in his hand.

2:2 Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what [is] the breadth thereof, and what [is] the length thereof.
2:2 So I said, "Where are you going?" And he said to me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its width and what is its length."

2:3 And, behold, the angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him,
2:3 And there was the angel who talked with me, going out; and another angel was coming out to meet him,

2:4 And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited [as] towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein:
2:4 who said to him, "Run, speak to this young man, saying: 'Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it.

2:5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.
2:5 'For I,' says the LORD, 'will be a wall of fire all around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.'"

2:6 Ho, ho, [come forth], and flee from the land of the north, saith the LORD: for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heaven, saith the LORD.
2:6 "Up, up! Flee from the land of the north," says the LORD; "for I have spread you abroad like the four winds of heaven," says the LORD.

2:7 Deliver thyself, O Zion, that dwellest [with] the daughter of Babylon.
2:7 "Up, Zion! Escape, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon."

2:8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.
2:8 For thus says the LORD of hosts: "He sent Me after glory, to the nations which plunder you; for he who touches you touches the apple of His eye.

2:9 For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me.
2:9 "For surely I will shake My hand against them, and they shall become spoil for their servants. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me.

2:10 Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.
2:10 "Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion! For behold, I am coming and I will dwell in your midst," says the LORD.

2:11 And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
2:11 "Many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and they shall become My people. And I will dwell in your midst. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.

2:12 And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.
2:12 "And the LORD will take possession of Judah as His inheritance in the Holy Land, and will again choose Jerusalem.

2:13 Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.
2:13 "Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD, for He is aroused from His holy habitation!"