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Zechariah 14:5 New English Translation (NET Bible)

Then you will escape[a] through my mountain valley, for the valley of the mountains will extend to Azal.[b] Indeed, you will flee as you fled from the earthquake in the days of King Uzziah[c] of Judah. Then the Lord my God will come with all his holy ones with him.

Footnotes:

  1. Zechariah 14:5 tc For the MT reading נַסְתֶּם (nastem, “you will escape”) the LXX presupposes נִסְתַּם (nistam, “will be stopped up”; this reading is followed by NAB). This appears to derive from a perceived need to eliminate the unexpected “you” as subject. This not only is unnecessary to Hebrew discourse (see “you” in the next clause), but it contradicts the statement in the previous verse that the mountain will be split open, not stopped up.
  2. Zechariah 14:5 sn Azal is a place otherwise unknown.
  3. Zechariah 14:5 sn The earthquake in the days of King Uzziah, also mentioned in Amos 1:1, is apparently the one attested to at Hazor in 760 b.c.
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Zechariah 14:5 New International Version (NIV)

You will flee by my mountain valley, for it will extend to Azel. You will flee as you fled from the earthquake[a] in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the Lord my God will come, and all the holy ones with him.

Footnotes:

  1. Zechariah 14:5 Or My mountain valley will be blocked and will extend to Azel. It will be blocked as it was blocked because of the earthquake
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Zechariah 14:5 King James Version (KJV)

And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.

Zechariah 14:5 New King James Version (NKJV)

Then you shall flee through My mountain valley,
For the mountain valley shall reach to Azal.
Yes, you shall flee
As you fled from the earthquake
In the days of Uzziah king of Judah.

Thus the Lord my God will come,
And all the saints with [a]You.

Footnotes:

  1. Zechariah 14:5 Or you; LXX, Tg., Vg. Him
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