Isaiah 12:6

Hebrew Bible

3 Joyfully you will draw water from the springs of deliverance. 4 At that time you will say:“Praise the Lord! Ask him for help! Publicize his mighty acts among the nations. Make it known that he is unique. 5 Sing to the Lord, for he has done magnificent things; let this be known throughout the earth. 6 Cry out and shout for joy, O citizens of Zion, for the Holy One of Israel acts mightily among you!

Zechariah 2:10

Hebrew Bible

8 For the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: “For his own glory he has sent me to the nations that plundered you—for anyone who touches you touches the pupil of his eye. 9 Yes, look here, I am about to punish them so that they will be looted by their own slaves.” Then you will know that the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has sent me. 10 “Sing out and be happy, Zion my daughter! For look, I have come; I will settle in your midst,” says the Lord. 11 “Many nations will join themselves to the Lord on the day of salvation, and they will also be my people. Indeed, I will settle in the midst of you all. Then you will know that the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has sent me to you. 12 The Lord will take possession of Judah as his portion in the holy land and he will choose Jerusalem once again.

 Notes and References

"... The imperative of the verb ('shout with joy') addressed to Zion occurs in the Old Testament only in Isaiah 12:6, Zephaniah 3:14, Zechariah 2:14 and Lamentations 2:19. In Isaiah 52:9 the imperative of this verb is addressed to the ruins of Jerusalem, the only case in the Old Testament of an expression that parallels those previously mentioned. In Lamentations it is used with a meaning different from the one that it has in the rest of these passages. Zion is exhorted to 'moan'. In the first three passages it is also said that God will be in the midst of Zion. Verbally, Zechariah and Zephaniah are most similar; but as for the structure, Zechariah and Isaiah 12 are most similar ... It is more likely that Zechariah replaced the uncommon expressions with more commonplace ones than that Isaiah alluded to Zechariah using very rare expressions. This is thus an example of dependence on Isaiah in Zechariah ..."

Nurmela, Risto "The Growth of the Book of Isaiah Illustrated by Allusions in Zechariah" in Boda, Mark J., and Michael H. Floyd, (ed.) Bringing out the Treasure: Inner Biblical Allusion in Zechariah 9-14 (pp. 248-249) Sheffield Academic Press, 2003

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