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Glory of the latter temple. ZECHARIAH, I.

Promise to Zerubbabel. the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, | B. C. 520.1 16 Since those days were, when one and the dry land;

came to an heap of twenty measures, there 7 And I will shake all nations, and the a chap. 1.6,9. were but ten : when one came to the press. desire of all nations shall come :b and I Zeo. 8. 10. fat for to draw out fifty vessels out of the will fill this house with glory, saith the lo Ge

I press, there were but twenty.

6 Ge. 49. 10. LORD of hosts.

I 17 I smotec you with blasting, and with

Mal. 3. 1 8 The silver is mine, d and the gold is In.2. 27. 48. mildew, and with hail, in all the labours mine, saith the LORD of hosts. "

of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, 9 The glorye of this latter house shall De. 28. 22. saith the LORD. be greater than of the former, saith the i Ki. 8. 37. 18 Consider now from this day and upLORD of hosts: and in this place will I Am. 4. 9. ward, from the four and twentieth day of give peace, J saith the LORD of hosts.

the ninth month, even from the day y that 10 In the four and twentieth day of the 41 Ch.29. 14. the foundation of the LORD's temple was minth month, in the second year of Darius, e John 1. 14. laid, consider it. came the word of the LORD by Haggai 2 Co.3.9,10. 19 Is the seed yet in the barn? yea, as the prophet, saying,

yet the vine, and the fig tree, and the 11 Thus saith the LORD of hosts. Ask | Ps. 85. 8.

| pomegranate, and the olive tree, hath not

Lu. 2. 14. now the priests i concerning the law,

brought forth: from this day will I bless

| Ep. 2. 14. saying,

you. 12 If one bear holy flesh in the skirt of Zec. 8.9.12./ 20 And again the word of the LORD

20 And again the word his garment, and with his skirt do touch

came unto Haggai in the four and twen

h Hab. 3. 17, 1 bread, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any

tieth day of the month, saying, meat, shall it be holy? And the priests

21 Speak to_Zerubbabel, governor of answered and said, No.

i Le. 10.10,11 Judah, saying, I will shakek the heavens 13 Then said Haggai, If one that is un- De. 33. 10. and the earth; clean by a dead body touch? any of these,

Mal. 2. 7. | 22 And I will overthrow m the throne of shall it be unclean? And the priests an

kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength swered and said, It shall be unclean.

k ver. 6, 7.

of the kingdoms of the heathen: and In 14 Then answered Haggai, and said, i Nu. 19. 11. will overthrow the chariots, and those Soo is this people, and so is this nation be m Da. 2. 44.

that ride in them; and the horses and fore me, saith the LORD; and so is every

their riders shall come down, every one work of their hands; and that which they

n Mi. 5. 10.

by the sword of his brother.

oy Zec. 9. 10. offer there is unclean.

23 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, 15 And now, I pray you, consider from o Tit. 1. 15.

I will I take thee, O Zerubbabel my servant,

will I take thee, Ozeri this day and upward, from before a stone Jude 23.

the son of Shealtiel, saith the LORD, and was laid upon a stone in the temple of

will make thee as a signet ;P for I have the LORD.

| P Ca. 8. 6. chosen thee, saith the LORD of hosts.

Z E O H A R I A H.
CHAPTER I.

| B. C. 620. | bottom; and behind him were there a red In the eighth month, in the secondo

horses, B speckled, and white. year of Darius, came the word of the | a chap. 6. 2. 9 Then said I, O my lord, what are these? LORD unto Zechariah," the son of Be | Hag. 1. 1. | And the angel that talked with me said rechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, Bor, bay. unto me, I will shew thee what these be. saying,

c Ezr. 5.1. | 10 And the man that stood among the 2 The LORD hath been ysore displeas. Mat. 23.35. myrtle trees answered and said, a These ede with your fathers.

y with dis. are they whom the LORD hath sent to 3 Therefore say thou unto them, Thusl pleasure. walk to and fro through the earth. saith the LORD of hosts, Turns ye unto Ps. 103. 20, 11 And they answered the angel of the me, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will

21. LORD that stood among the myrtle trees, turn unto you, saith the LORD of hosts. He. 1. 14. I and said, We have walked to and fro 4 Be ye not as your fathers, unto whomeCh. 36.16. through the earth, and, behold, all the

Ps. 60. 1. the former prophets have cried, saying,

| earth sitteth still, and is at rest.

Je. 25. 5. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Turn ye the LORD O nosus, turn yel Mal. 3. 7.

12 Then the angel of the LORD answer. now from your evil ways, and from your

g Mi. 7. 19. led

ed and said, O LORD of hosts, how long evil doings : but they did not hear, nor Lu. 15. 20. wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem hearken unto me, saith the LORD.

Ja. 4. 8. and on the cities of Judah, against which 5 Your fathers, where are they? and Ps. 102. 13. thou hast had indignation these i threethe prophets, do they live for ever?"

Re. 6. 10. score and ten years ? 6 But my words and my statutes, which ichap. 7. 5. 13 And the LORD answered the angel I commanded my servants the prophets,

ophets. Je.25.11,12. that talked with me with good. words, did they not 8 take hold of your fathers ?

Da. 9. 2.

and comfortable words.

k Je. 29. 10. and they returned and said, Like as the

| 14 So the angel that communed with me LORD of hosts thoughtm to do unto us,

8 or, overtake.

e. said unto me, Cry thou, saying, Thus saith

1 Ho. 6.5. according to our ways, and according to

m La. 2. 17.

| the LORD of hosts, I am jealous" for Jeruour doings, soo hath he dealt with us.

nch. 8. 2, 3.

| salem and for Zion with a great jealousy. 7 Upon the four and twentieth day of

Joel 2. 18.

15 And I am very sore displeased with the eleventh month, which is the month | o La. 1. 18. | the heathen that are at ease: for I P was Sebat, in the second year of Darius, came v Is. 47.6. but a little displeased, and they helped the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, Ob. 15, 17. forward the affliction. the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the . Is. 12. 1. 16 Therefore thus saith the LORD, I prophet, saying,

54. 8. am returned 9 to Jerusalem with mercies : 8 I saw by night, and, beholdr a man Jos. 5. 13. my house shall be built in it, saith the riding upon a red horse, and he stood | Re. 6. 4.

| LORD of hosts, and a line shall be stretchamong the myrtle trees that were in the

ed forth upon Jerusalem.

penters.

pipe lamps. That is id said

Zion's prosperity predicted. ZECHARIAH, IV. Building of the temple encouraged.

17 Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the B.C. 519. | those that stood before him, saying, Take LORD of hosts, My cities through B pros:

away the filthy garments from him. And perity shall yet be spread abroad; and" | B good. unto him he said, Behold, Ia have causthe LORD shall yet comfort Zion, and a Ro. 6. 23. led thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I shall yet choosee Jerusalem.

6 Is. 51. 3.

will clothe thee with changed of raiment. 18 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and saw, 284: 12. 13. 5 And I said, Let them set a fairt mitre and, behold, four horns.

• upon his head. So they set a fair mitre up19 And I said unto the angel that talkedIs: 14:10: on his head, and clothed him with garments. with me, What be these? And he answer

And the angel of the LORD stood by. ed me, These are the horns which have

yor, ordi.

6 And the angel of the LORD protestscattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem.

nance,

ed unto Joshua, saying, 20 And the LORD shewed me four car

8 walls,

y Thus saith the LORD of hosts, If thou

9 Da. 12. 7. wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt 21 Then said I, What come these to do? | h Ps. 75.4, 5. keep my y charge, then thou shalt also And he spake, saying, These are the horns of wonder. judge my house, and shalt also keep my which have scattered o Judah, so that no

or, sign, courts; and I will give the places to man did lift up his head: but these are Is. 8.'18. walk among these that stand by come to fray them, to cast out the horns i Is. 11. 1. 8 Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn k Eze.40.3,5. thou and thy fellows that sit before thee: over the land of Judah to scatter it.

? Re. 5. 6. for they are men 5 wondered at; for beCHAPTER II.

m Re. 11. 1:. hold, I will bring forth my servant, The I LIFTED up mine eyes again, and look.

21.15, 16

· BRANCH.

n Is. 26. 1, 2. ed, and, behold, a man with a measuring

| Eze.36.10,11

ül 9 For, behold, the stone that I have linek in his hand.

ochap. 9. 8. laid before Joshua; upon one stone shall 2 Then said I, Whither goest thou? Is. 4.5. be seven? eyes : behold, I will engrave And he said unto me, To measurem Je-n her. the graving thereof, saith the LORD of rusalem, to see what is the breadth there

pPs. 3. 3. hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of of, and what is the length thereof.

Is. 60. 19. that land in one day. 3 And, behold, the angel that talked Re. 21. 23. 10 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, with me went forth, and another angel Ge. 19. 17. shall ye call every man his neighbour went out to meet him,

oor, seven | under the vine and under the fig tree. 4 And said unto him, Run, speak to several

CHAPTER IV. this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall

pipes to AND the angel that talked with me be inhabited" as towns without walls for

came again, and waked me, as a man the multitude of men and cattle therein.

r De. 28. 64.1

that is wakened out of his sleep;

Eze. 17. 21. • 5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto

Am. 9. 9.

2 And said unto me, What seest thou ? her a wallo of fire round about, and will

8 Is. 48. 20.

And I said, I have looked, and behold a be the gloryp in the midst of her.

52. 11. candlestick all of gold, with na bowl 6 Ho, ho, come forth, and fleefrom the Je. 50.8. upon the top of it, and his seven lamps land of the north, saith the LORD: for 51.6, 45. thereon, and seven pipes to the seven I" have spread you abroad as the four t De. 32. 10. | lamps, which are upon the top thereof; winds of the heaven, saith the LORD.

Ps. 17. 8. 3 And two olive trees by it, one upon Deliver: thyself, o Zion, that dwell Mat. 25. 40, the right side of the bowl, and the other est with the daughter of Babylon.

45. u Is. 19. 16.

upon the left side thereof... 8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, After

» Ho. 1. 7.

| 4 So I answered and spake to the angel the glory hath he sent me unto the nations | w Is. 12. 6.

| that talked with me, saying, What are which spoiled you; for he that toucheth

these, my lord ?

kor, army. yout toucheth the apple of his eye.

5 Then the angel that talked with me an

* Is. 54. 1..3. 9 For, behold, I will shake u mine hand

y 2 Co. 6. 16.

:swered and said unto me, Knowest thou not upon them, and they shall be a spoil to Re. 21.3." | what these be? And I said, No, my lord. their servants: and ye shall know that De. 32.9.16 Then he answered and spake unto the LORD of hosts hath sent me.

a Is. 41. 9. me, saying, This is the word of the 10 Sing and rejoice, o daughter of Ezr.3.8..13. LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Noto by Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwellcEzr.6.14,15might, nor by power, but by my spirit, in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.

the habita. | saith the LORD of hosts. 11 And many nations* shall be joined to

tion of his

7 Who art thou, O great mountain?

holine88, the LORD in that day, and shall be my

before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a

Is. 63. 15. people: and I will dwelly in the midst of

d Hag. 1.1.

plain: and he shall bring forth the headthee: and thou shalt know that the LORD

stone thereof with shoutings, crying,

Mor, since of hosts hath sent me unto thee. .

Grace, grace, unto it.

the seven 12 And the LORD shall inherit - Judah

eyes of the 8 Moreover the word of the LORD his portion in the holy land, and shall LORD came unto me, saying, choose a Jerusalem again.

shall. | 9 The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the 13 Be silent, O all flesh, before the v stone of tin. foundation of this house, his hands shall LORD: for he is raised up out of his * That is, an also finish it; and thou shalt know that the holy habitation..

adversary. | LORD of hosts hath sent me unto you. CHAPTER III.

e Job 1. 6. 10 For who hath despised the day of AND he shewed me Joshuad the high Ps. 109. 6. small things ? M for they shall rejoice, and priest standing before the angel of the pbe his ad. shall see the y plummet in the hand of LORD, and a Satane standing at his

versary. Zerubbabel with those seven: they are right hand to presist him.

oby the

the eyes of the LORD, which run to and

hand of 2 And the LORD said unto Satan, The

fro through the whole earth.

s Jude 9, 23 LORD rebukes thee, O Satan; even the

eu thee, O Satan; even the l' Re. 129.20.1.11 Then answered I, and said unto LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke Am. 4. 11. him, What are these two olive trees upon thee: is not this a brand o plucked out of h Is. 64. 6. the right side of the candlestick, and the fire?

Mat. 22.11. upon the left side thereof? 3 Now Joshua was clothed with filthy Re.7.13,14. 12 And I answered again, and said ungarments, and stood before the angel.

19.8. | to him, What be these two olive branches, 4 And he answered and spake unto

which o through the two golden pipes

Vision of the Flying Roll. ZECHARIAH, V. Prophecy of the Branch. Bempty y the golden oil out of themselves ? B. C. 519. unto me, saying, Behold, these that go 13 And he answered me and said. I

toward the north country have a quieted Knowest thou not what these be ? And B empty out my spirit in the north country. I said, No, my lord.

of them. Ig And the word of the LORD came 14 Then said he, Theseb are the_two seloes oil

unto me, saying,

into the 8 anointed ones, that stand by the Lord

10 Take of them of the captivity, even

gold. of the whole earth.

of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, CHAPTER V.

y the gold.

which are come from Babylon, and come THEN I turned, and lifted up mine eyes,

a Is. 1. 24.

thou the same day, and go into the house and looked, and behold a flying roll.d

Eze. 16. 42,

12. of Josiah the son of Zephaniah; . 2 And he said unto me, What seest

6 Re. 11. 4.

$ 11 Then take silver and gold, and make thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits,

crowns, and set them upon the head of 8 sons of oil.

Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest,

In

cchap. 6.5. and the breadth thereof ten cubits.

d Eze. 2.9.

5. | 12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus 3 Then said he unto me, This is the

e Le. 8. 9.

speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold curse that goeth forth over the face of the

schap. 3. 8. | the man whose name is The BRANCH: whole earth: for every one n that stealeth

Sor, branch

and he shall 3 grow up out of his place, and shall be cut off as on this side according

he shall build ø the temple of the LORD:

up from to it; and every one that sweareth shall be

under him.

13 Even he shall build the temple of the cut off as on that side according to it. el Co. 3. 9. LORD; and he shall bear the glory, and shall

4 I will bring it forth, saith the LORD of Ep.2.20..22 sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall hosts, and it shall enter into the house of He. 3. 3. be a priesti upon his throne: and the counthe thief, and into the house of him that| 1 Pe. 2. 4,5. sel of peace shall be between them both. sweareth'm falsely by my name: and it nor, of this 14 And the crowns shall be to Helem, shall remain in the midst of his house, people that and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to and a shall consume it with the timber

stealeth Hen the son of Zephaniah, for a memothereof and the stones thereof..

holdeth

rialo in the temple of the LORD..

himself 5 Then the angel that talked with me

15 And they that are far off P shall come

guiltless as went forth, and said unto me, Lift up

it doth.

and build in the temple of the LORD; now thine eyes, and see what is this that his. 22. 24. and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts goeth forth.

Re.6.11..13. hath sent me unto you. And this shall 6 And I said, What is it? And he said,

i Ps. 110. 4. come to pass, if ye will diligently! obey This is an ephah that goeth forth. He He.4.14..16 the voice of the LORD your God. said moreover, This is their resemblance 7.24, 25

CHAPTER VII. through all the earth.

k Ro. 5.1. AND it came to pass in the fourth year 7 And, behold, there was lifted up a Col. 1. 2.

of king Darius, that the word of the LORD e talent of lead: and this is a woman

I Mal. 3. 6.

came unto Zechariah in the fourth day that sitteth in the midst of the ephah.

m Le. 19. 12.
n Le. 14. 45.

of the ninth month, even in Chisleu ; 8 And he said, This is wickedness.

Mar. 14. 9.

| 2 When they had sent unto the house And he cast it into the midst of the ephah; | p Ep.2.13,19. of God Sherezer and Regem-melech, and and he cast the weight of lead upon the 9 Ro. 16. 26. their men, to k pray before the LORD, mouth thereof.

0 or, weighty | 3 And to speak unto the priests which 9 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and look

piece.

were in the house of the LORD of hosts, ed, and, behold, there came out two women, r Re.17. 1. &c. and to the prophets, saying, Should I and the wind was in their wings; for

weep in the fifth month, separating my. they had wings like the wings of a stork; 1 face of self, as I have done these so many years ? and they lifted up the ephah between the Ge. 10. 10. 1. 4 Then came the word of the LORD of earth and the heaven.

t chap. 1. 12. hosts unto me, saying, 10 Then said I to the angel that talked Mat.6.18..18 5 Speak unto all the people of the land, with me, Whither do these bear the ephah? nor, be not and to the priests, saying, When ye fast

11 And he said unto me, To build it ye they that. ed and mourned in the fifth and seventh an house in the land of Shinar:' and it chap. 1. 8. month, even those seventy years,t did ye shall be established, and set there upon Re. 8. 2..5. at all fast unto me,* even to me? her own base.

Mor, Are not 6 And when ye did eat, and when ye - CHAPTER VI.

these, | did drink, did not ye eat for yourselves, AND I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, v by the and drink for yourselves ? and looked, and, behold, there came four hand of. a ne Should ye not hear the words which chariots out from between two mountains; * or, strong. the LORD hath cried v by the former proand the mountains were mountains of brass. por, winds. phets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and

2 In the first chariot were red" horses, 1 Hé. 1. 14. in prosperity, and the cities thereof and in the second chariot black horses, *chap. 4. 14. about her, when men inhabited the south

3 And in the third chariot white horses, and i Kí. 22. 19. and the plain? in the fourth chariot grisled and bay horses. Da. 7. 10. 8 And the word of the LORD came 4 Then I answered and said unto the angel Lu. 1. 19.

| unto Zechariah, saying, that talked with me. What are these, my lord?

1. 9 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, say. 5 And the angel answered and said unto judgment ing, Execute truo judgment, and shew me, These are the four pspirits of the

of truth.

mercy and compassions every man to his heavens, which go forth from standing* | ; before the Lord of all the earth.

10 And oppress not the widow, nor 6 The black horses which are therein

I gave a
backsliding

the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; go forth into the north country: and the

shoulder.

and let none of you imagine evil against white go forth after them: and the gris-made

his brother in your heart. led go forth toward the south country.

heavy, 11 But they refused to hearken, and 7 And the bay went forth, and sought to Is. 6.'10. pulled away the shoulder, and stopgo, that they might walky to and fro through: Ne. 9. 29. ped their ears, that they should not hear. the earth: and he said, Get you hence, walk Eze. 11. 19. 12 Yea, they made their hearts as an to and fro through the earth. So they x by the adamant stone, lest they should hear walked to and fro through the earth.

hand of. the law, and the words which the LORD of 8 Then cried he upon me, and spake

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ZECHARIAH, IX.

Evangelical prospects. prophets : therefore a came a great wrath | B.C. 518. | 17 And let none of you imagine 6 evil from the LORD of hosts.

in your hearts against his neighbour; and 13 Therefore it is come to pass, that as a Da. 9. 11. love no false oath: for all these are things he cried, and they would not hear;C so

O Pr. 3. 29.

| that I hate, saith the LORD. they cried, and I would not hear, saith

c Je. 14. 12.

| 18 And the word of the LORD of hosts

Mi. 3. 4. the LORD of hosts :

d De. 4. 27.

came unto me, saying, 14 But I scatteredd them with a whirl

e De.28.33,64

| 19 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, The fast wind among all the nations whome they Ja 52 6.12 ) of the fourth month, and the fast of the knew not: thus the land was desolate g Je. 41.1, 2. fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the after them, that no man passed through a Je. 52. 4. fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of nor returned; for they laid the B pleasant Bland of Judah joy and gladness, and ycheerful landk desolate.

desire.

feasts : therefore love the truth and peace. CHAPTER VIII.

i Es. 8. 17. | 20 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, It shall AGAIN the word of the LORD of hosts yor, solemn, yet come to pass, that there shall come peocame to me, saying,

or, set ple, and the inhabitants of many cities : 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I was times. 21 And the inhabitants of one city shall jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and k Da. 8. 9. go to another, saying, Let us go 8 speedily I was jealous for her with great fury.

I ch.1.14..16. to Spray before the LORD, and to seek 3 Thus saith the LORD, I am returned

m Ps.122.1,&c the LORD of hosts ; I will go also. . unto Zion, and will dwell' in the midst of 8 going, or, | 22 Yea, many" people and strong nations Jerusalem; and Jerusalem shall be call continually, shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in ed, A city of truth; and the mountain of

Ho. 6. 3.

Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD. the LORDP of hosts, The holy? mountain. I $ intreat the 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, In

4 Thus saith the LORD of hosts," There face of those days it shall come to pass, that ten shall yet old men and old women dwell in

chap. 7.2. I men shall take hold, out of all languages the streets of Jerusalem, and every man

r Is. 60.3,&

of the nations, even shall take hold of the with his staff in his hand for n very age..

o Is.1. 21, 26. PIs. 2. 2, 3.

°. skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We 5 And the streets of the city shall be

Je. 31.23. will go with you; for we have heard that full of boys and girls playing in the Is. 65.20,22. God is with you. streets thereof.

n multitude of me

CHAPTER IX. 6 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, If it be

days.

| THE burden of the word of the LORD @marvellous in the eyes of the remnantoor, hard, in the land of Hadrach, and• Damascus of this people in these days, should it or, difficult. shall be the rest thereof: when the eyes of also be marvellous in mine eyes ? saith & Am. 7. 3..8./ man, as of all the tribes of Israel, shall be the LORD of hosts.

t Ro.4.20,21.] toward the LORD. 7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Be- Is.11.11, 12.. 2 And Hamath also shall border therehold, I* will save my people from the east 43. 5, 6. by; Tyrus,and Zidon, though it be country, and from the west country;

v Eze, xxvi.. very wise. 8. And. I will bring them, and they xxviii. 3. And Tyrus did build herself a strong shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and

K country of hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and

the going they shall be my people, and I will be

down of

fine gold as the mire of the streets. their God, in truth and in righteousness. the sun,

4 Behold, the Lord will cast her out, 9 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Let your Mal. 1. 11. and he will smite her power in the sea; hands be strong, ye that hear in these w chap. 13. 9. and she shall be devoured with fire. days these words by the mouth of the pro * Je. 31.1,33. 5 Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza phets, which were in the daya that the foun y Je. 4. 2. I also shall see it, and be very sorrowful; dation of the house of the LORD of hosts .Hag.2.4,&c. and Ekron, for her expectation, shall be was laid, that the temple might be built.

a Ezr. 5. 1,2.1

132. ashamed ; and the king shall perish from 10 For before these days, there was no or, the hire Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited. hire for man, nor any hire for beast; nei

of man

6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod ;

became ther was there any peace to him that went

and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.

nothing. out or came in, because of the affliction :

u And I will take away his blood out

u bloods. for I set all men every one against his

of his mouth, and his abominations from

6 Mat.10.34.. neighbour.

· between his teeth ; but he that remaineth, 11 But now I will not be unto the re

· even he, shall be for our God; and he sidue of this people as in the former days,

vof peace,

shall be as_a governor in Judah, and saith the LORD of hosts.

Ps. 72. 3.

Ekron as a Jebusite. 12 For the seed shall be v prosperous ; d Ps. 34. 7.

8 And I will encamp d about mine house the vine shall give her fruit, ande the e Pg. 67. 6. 7.) because of the army, because of him that ground shall give her increase, and the S1 Co. 3. 21. passeth by, and because of him that reheavens shall give their dew; and I will y Je. 42. 18. | turneth ; and no oppressor shall pass cause the remnant of this people to pos h John 12.14, through them any more: for now have I sess alls these things.

seen with mine eyes. 13 And it shall come to pass, that I as

i Is. 45. 21. 9 Rejoicek greatly, O_daughter of Zion; ye were a curse among the heathen, O

T or, saving shout, o daughter of Jerusalem ; behold,

himself. house of Judah, and house of Israel so

thy King cometh unto thee; hei is just, and

k Je. 31. 28. will I save you, and ye shall be a blessing:

Tr having salvation; lowly, and riding upon

I Lu. 12. 32. fear not, but let your hands be strong.

an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. 14 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, k

por, whose

covenant is As I thought to punish you, when your

by blood,

Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and fathers provoked me to wrath, saith the Ex. 24. 8.

the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall LORD of hosts, and I repented not:

He. 13. 20. speak peace unto the heathen; and his do15 So again have I thought in these e | m Ep. 4. 5.

| minion shall be from sea even to sea, and days to do well unto Jerusalem, and to n Is. 61. 1. from the river even to the ends of the earth. the house of Judah: fear ye not.

o Judge truth, ll As for thee also, p by the blood of , 16 These are the things that ye shall and the thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisondo, Speakm ye every man the truth to his judgment of erg” out of the pit wherein is no water. neighbour; execute the judgment of peace. | 12 Turn you to the strong hold, ye pritruth and peace in your gates :

| soners of hope : even to day do I declare

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Judah's restoration foretold. ZECHARIAH, X. Judgments predicted and typified. that I will render doublea unto thee: | B. C. 518.

CHAPTER XI. 13 When I have bent Judah for me, filled

OPEN thy doors, O Lebanon, that the the bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy a Is. 40.2. fire may devour thy cedars. sons, o Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, Bor, gallants. 2 Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is falien; and made thee as the sword of a mighty man. yor, defenced because the Bmighty are spoiled; howl, O

14 And the LORD shall be seen over forest. ye oaks of Bashan; for the y forest of them, and his arrow shall go forth as

6 Ps. 144. 6. I the vintage is come down.

cIs. 21.1. the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall |

|3 There is a voice of the howling of the

d John 21.15.. blow the trumpet, and shall go with

17.

shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a whirlwinds c of the south. .

8 or, the

voice of the roaring of young lions ; for 15 The LORD of hosts shall defend

stones of the

| the pride of Jordan is spoiled. them; and they shall devour, and sub- sling. 4 Thus saith the LORD my God, a Feed due with sling stones; and they shall sor, fill both the flock of the slaughter, drink, and make a noise as through wine; the.

5 Whose possessors slay them, and hold and they shall be filled like bowls, and eLe.4.18,25. themselves not guilty; and they that sell ase the corners of the altar.

De.29.19..21 them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I 16 And the LORD their God shall save

g Is. 62. 3.

am rich and their own shepherds pity

h Is. 11. 12. them in that day as the flock of his people :

them not.

n make to be for they shall be as the stones of a crown,'

6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants

found. lifted up as an ensignk upon his land...

of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will

oor, grow, 17 For how great is his goodness, and how

n deliver the men every one into his neigh

or, speak. greatis his beauty! corn shall makethe young | iDe.11.13,141 bour's hang, and into the nang di

13:24 bour's hand, and into the hand of his king; men cheerful, and new wine the maids.

kor, verily

*** and they shall smite the land, and out of CHAPTER X.

the poor their hand I will not deliver them. ASK ye of the LORD rain in the time * Mał. 11. 6. 7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, of the latter rain; so the LORD shall make or, light * even you, O poork of the flock. _And I a bright clouds, and give them showers of nings. took unto me two staves; the one I called rain, to every one grass in the field.

Je. 10. 13. Beauty, and the other I called u Bands; 2 For the vidols have spoken vanity, and mor, Binders. and I fed the flock. the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false vor, teraphim 8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one dreams; they comfort in vain:' therefore Ju. 17.5. month ;m and my soul + loathed them, they went their way as a flock, they were Job 13. 4. and their soul also abhorred me. e troubled, because there was no shepherd.

9 Then said I, I will not feed you: that 3 Mine anger was kindled against the it was strait. that dieth, let it die; and that that is to shepherds," and I punished the goats : ened for. be cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest for the LORD of hosts bath visited his por, answered eat every one the flesh of another. flock the house of Judah, and hath made

that.

el 10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and them as his goodly horse in the battle.

n Eze.34.7,&c cut it asunder, that I might break my cove4 Out of him came forth the corner, visited upon nant which I had made with all the out of him the nail,9 out of him the battle This fellow, 111 And it was broken in that day: and bow, out of him every oppressor together. or, neigh. To so the poor of the flock that waite 5 And they shall be as mighty men, which

bour.

me knew that it was the word of the LORD.

o Ca. 1. 9. tread down their enemies in the mire of

p Nu.24.17,19

12 And I said unto them, If x ye think the streets in the battle: and they shall |

Is. 22. 23.

| good, give me my price; and if not, forfight, because the LORD is with them, and | y the riders on horses shall be confounded.

bear. So they weighed for my price thirty $ or, the

pieces of silver. 6 And I will strengthen the house of

poor, Sc.
certainly

13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it Judah, and I will save the house of Jo- knew. | unto the potter:t a goodly price that I seph, and I will bring them again to place - Mal. 4. 3. was prized at of them. And I took the unem ; ior" 1 nave mercy upon them : it be good in thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to and they shall be as though I had not

your eyes.

| the potter in the house of the LORD. cast them off: for I am the LORD their love

yor, they

14 Then I cut asunder mine other staff, God, and will hear them.

shall make

even B Bands, that I might break the y And they of Ephraim shall be like a the riders brotherhood between Judah and Israel. mighty man, and their heart shall v rejoice! on horses | 15 And the LORD said unto me, Take as through wine: yea, their children shall | ashamed. unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish see it, and be glad; their heart shall | | Ex. 21. 32. rejoice in the LORD.

Mat. 26. 15. 16 For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in the 8 I will hiss for them, and gather them; + Mat.27.3..10| land, which shall not visit those that be y cut for I have redeemed them: and they

| u Is. 54.7..10. off, neither shall seek the young one, nor sball increase as they have increased

| Bor, Binders. heal that that is broken, nor 8 feed that that 9 And I will soww them among the yor, hidden. standeth still; but he shall eat the flesh of people : and they shall remember* me in chap. 9. 15. the fat, and tear their claws in pieces. far countries : and they shall live with w Ro.11.11..15 17 Woe to the idol shepherd that leav. their children, and turn again.

| * De. 30.1..3. ethy the flock! the sword shall be upon 10 I will bring them again also out of oor, bear: ,, his arm, and upon his right eye : his arm the land of Egypt, and gather them out of John 10. 13 shall be clean dried up, and his right eye Assyria ; and I will bring them into the

shall be utterly darkened. land of Gilead and Lebanon, and place

• Is. 49. 20.

CHAPTER XII. shall not be found for them.

Šor, slumber,

THE burden of the word of the LORD 11 And he shall pass through the sea

or, poison.

for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretchwith affliction, and shall smite the waves

nor, and also

eth forth the heavens, and layeth the

against Juin the sea, and all the deeps of the river can shahe foundation of the earth, and formeth the shall dry up; and the pride of Assyria be which spirit of man within him. shall be brought down, and the sceptre of shall be in 12 Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup Egypt shall depart away.

siege against of Štrembling unto all the people round 12 And I will strengthen them in the Jerusalem. about, when they shall be in the siege LORD ; and they shall walka up and down a Col. 2. 6. both against Judah, and against Jerusale.n. in his name, saith the LORD.

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