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Zechariah 4 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Fifth Vision: Gold Lampstand
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The angel who was speaking with me then returned and roused me as one awakened out of sleep.

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He asked me, “What do you see? ”

I replied, “I see a solid gold lampstand with a bowl at the top. The lampstand also has seven lamps at the top with seven spouts for each of[fn] the lamps.

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“There are also two olive trees beside it, one on the right of the bowl and the other on its left.”

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Then I asked the angel who was speaking with me, “What are these, my lord? ”

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“Don’t you know what they are? ” replied the angel who was speaking with me.

I said, “No, my lord.”

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So he answered me, “This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by strength or by might, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD of Armies.

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“‘What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain. And he will bring out the capstone accompanied by shouts of: Grace, grace to it! ’ ”

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Then the word of the LORD came to me:

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“Zerubbabel’s hands have laid the foundation of this house, and his hands will complete it. Then you will know that the LORD of Armies has sent me to you.

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“For who despises the day of small things? These seven eyes of the LORD, which scan throughout the whole earth, will rejoice when they see the ceremonial stone[fn] in Zerubbabel’s hand.”

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I asked him, “What are the two olive trees on the right and left of the lampstand? ”

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And I questioned him further, “What are the two streams[fn] of the olive trees, from which the golden oil is pouring through the two golden conduits? ”

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Then he inquired of me, “Don’t you know what these are? ”

“No, my lord,” I replied.

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“These are the two anointed ones,”[fn] he said, “who stand by the Lord of the whole earth.”

CSB Footnotes
Or seven lips to
Lit the tin stone
Or branches
= Joshua and Zerubbabel
CSB

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