Bible: Zechariah 13:7-9
13:7 “Awake, sword, against my shepherd,
against the man who is my associate,”
Strike the shepherd that the flock may be scattered; 1
I will turn my hand against the insignificant ones.
13:8 It will happen in all the land, says the
that two-thirds of the people 2 in it will be cut off and die,
but one-third will be left in it. 3
13:9 Then I will bring the remaining third into the fire;
I will refine them like silver is refined
and will test them like gold is tested.
They will call on my name and I will answer;
I will say, ‘These are my people,’
and they will say, ‘The