Zechariah 9:12 Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.

King James Version

Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;

Holman Bible

Return to a stronghold, you prisoners who have hope; today I declare that I will restore double to you.

International Standard Version

Return to your fortress, you prisoners who have hope. Even today I am telling you: In return I will repay you double.

A Conservative Version

Turn you back to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope. Even today I declare that I will render double to thee.

American Standard Version

Turn you to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee.

Amplified

Return to the stronghold [of security and prosperity], you prisoners of hope; even today do I declare that I will restore double your former prosperity to you.

Bible in Basic English

And they will come back to you, O daughter of Zion, as prisoners of hope: today I say to you that I will give you back twice as much;

Darby Translation

Turn again to the stronghold, prisoners of hope! even to-day do I declare I will render double unto thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will render double unto thee;

Julia Smith Translation

Turn back to the fortress, ye captives of hope: also announcing this day I will turn back double to thee;

King James 2000

Turn you to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope: even today do I declare that I will restore double unto you;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Return to [the] fortress, O prisoners of hope; today [I am] declaring [that] I will repay you double.

Modern King James verseion

Turn to the stronghold, prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will return to you double.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Turn you now to the stronghold, ye that be in prison, and long sore to be delivered: And this day I bring the word, that I will reward thee double again.

NET Bible

Return to the stronghold, you prisoners, with hope; today I declare that I will return double what was taken from you.

New Heart English Bible

Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope. Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Return to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope, - Even to-day, do I declare - Double, will I return to thee!

Webster

Turn ye to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double to thee;

World English Bible

Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope! Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Turn back to a fenced place, Ye prisoners of the hope, Even to-day a second announcer I restore to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

you to the strong hold
בּצּרון 
Bitstsarown 
Usage: 1

אסיר 
'aciyr 
Usage: 14

of hope
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

even to day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

do I declare
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

that I will render
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

משׁנה 
Mishneh 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

The Coming Of Zion's King

11 As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you, I have set your prisoners free from the waterless pit. 12 Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you. 13 For I will bend Judah as My bow, I will fill the bow with Ephraim And I will stir up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece; And I will make you like a warrior's sword.



Cross References

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs.

Jeremiah 31:17

"There is hope for your future," declares the LORD, "And your children will return to their own territory.

Hebrews 6:18

so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

Job 42:10

The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.

Isaiah 38:18

"For Sheol cannot thank You, Death cannot praise You; Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Isaiah 40:2

"Speak kindly to Jerusalem; And call out to her, that her warfare has ended, That her iniquity has been removed, That she has received of the LORD'S hand Double for all her sins."

Isaiah 49:9

Saying to those who are bound, 'Go forth,' To those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves ' Along the roads they will feed, And their pasture will be on all bare heights.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake yourself from the dust, rise up, O captive Jerusalem; Loose yourself from the chains around your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

Jeremiah 31:6

"For there will be a day when watchmen On the hills of Ephraim call out, 'Arise, and let us go up to Zion, To the LORD our God.'"

Jeremiah 50:4-5

"In those days and at that time," declares the LORD, "the sons of Israel will come, both they and the sons of Judah as well; they will go along weeping as they go, and it will be the LORD their God they will seek.

Jeremiah 50:28

There is a sound of fugitives and refugees from the land of Babylon, To declare in Zion the vengeance of the LORD our God, Vengeance for His temple.

Jeremiah 51:10

The LORD has brought about our vindication; Come and let us recount in Zion The work of the LORD our God!

Lamentations 3:21-22

This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope.

Ezekiel 37:11

Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, 'Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished We are completely cut off.'

Hosea 2:15

"Then I will give her her vineyards from there, And the valley of Achor as a door of hope And she will sing there as in the days of her youth, As in the day when she came up from the land of Egypt.

Joel 3:16

The LORD roars from Zion And utters His voice from Jerusalem, And the heavens and the earth tremble But the LORD is a refuge for His people And a stronghold to the sons of Israel.

Micah 4:8

"As for you, tower of the flock, Hill of the daughter of Zion, To you it will come-- Even the former dominion will come, The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.

Nahum 1:7

The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.



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