8 "And it shall come to pass in all the land," Says the LORD, "That two-thirds in it shall be cut off and die, But one-third shall be left in it: 9 I will bring the one-third through the fire, Will refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, And I will answer them. I will say, 'This is My people'; And each one will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"
The current worldwide population of Jews is approximately twelve million of which around six million live in the land of Israel. This means that if Jesus Christ were to return now, eight million Jews would be killed in the Great Tribulation and only four million Jews, as God's Elect, would enter the Millennial Age in their fleshly bodies. It is no wonder that the Bible calls the Great Tribulation the time of Jacob's trouble, which will be worse than any previous time in the history of Israel and the world. (Jeremiah 30:7, Daniel 12:1, 7)
All those surviving Jews will ultimately receive their Messiah and every one of them will be saved during the millennial rule of Jesus Christ, as confirmed by the verses above Zechariah 13:8-9.
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