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Zechariah 1 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:1 - In the eighth month, in the second year of Daryavesh, the word of the LORD came to Zekharyah the son of Berekhyah, the son of `Iddo, the prophet, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:2 - "The LORD was very displeased with your fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:3 - Therefore tell them: Thus says the LORD of Hosts: 'Return to me,' says the LORD of Hosts, 'and I will return to you,' says the LORD of Hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:4 - Don't you be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying: Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Return now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings;' but they did not hear, nor listen to me, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:5 - Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:6 - But my words and my decrees, which I commanded my servants the prophets, didn't they overtake your fathers? "Then they repented and said, 'Just as the LORD of Hosts determined to do to us, according to our ways, and according to our practices, so he has dealt with us.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:7 - On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Shevat, in the second year of Daryavesh, the word of the LORD came to Zekharyah the son of Berekhyah, the son of `Iddo, the prophet, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:8 - "I had a vision in the night, and, behold, a man riding on a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in a ravine; and behind him there were red, brown, and white horses.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:9 - Then I asked, 'My lord, what are these?'" The angel who talked with me said to me, "I will show you what these are."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:10 - The man who stood among the myrtle trees answered, "They are the ones the LORD has sent to go back and forth through the eretz."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:11 - They reported to the angel of the LORD who stood among the myrtle trees, and said, "We have walked back and forth through the eretz, and, behold, all the eretz is at rest and in shalom."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:12 - Then the angel of the LORD replied, "O LORD of Hosts, how long will you not have mercy on Yerushalayim and on the cities of Yehudah, against which you have had indignation these seventy years?"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:13 - The LORD answered the angel who talked with me with kind and comforting words.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:14 - So the angel who talked with me said to me, "Proclaim, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "I am jealous for Yerushalayim and for Tziyon with a great jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:15 - I am very angry with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little displeased, but they added to the calamity."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:16 - Therefore thus says the LORD: "I have returned to Yerushalayim with mercy. My house shall be built in it," says the LORD of Hosts, "and a line shall be stretched forth over Yerushalayim."'
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:17 - "Proclaim further, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of Hosts: "My cities will again overflow with prosperity, and the LORD will again comfort Tziyon, and will again choose Yerushalayim."'"
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:18 - I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and, behold, four horns.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:19 - I asked the angel who talked with me, "What are these?" He answered me, "These are the horns which have scattered Yehudah, Yisra'el, and Yerushalayim."
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:20 - The LORD showed me four craftsmen.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:21 - Then I asked, "What are these coming to do?" He said, "These are the horns which scattered Yehudah, so that no man lifted up his head; but these have come to terrify them, to cast down the horns of the nations, which lifted up their horn against the land of Yehudah to scatter it."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

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