Zechariah 13:7-9 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
The Song of the Sword
7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd,
against the one who is my associate
—oracle of the Lord of hosts.
Strike the shepherd
that the sheep may be scattered;
I will turn my hand against the little ones.
8 In all the land—oracle of the Lord—
two thirds of them will be cut off and perish,
and one third will be left.
9 I will bring the one third through the fire;
I will refine them as one refines silver,
and I will test them as one tests gold.
They will call upon my name, and I will answer them;
I will say, “They are my people,”
and they will say, “The Lord is my God.”
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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