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Zechariah 11 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:1 - Open your doors, Levanon, That the fire may devour your cedars.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Wail, fir tree, for the cedar has fallen, Because the stately ones are destroyed. Wail, you oaks of Bashan, For the strong forest has come down.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:3 - A voice of the wailing of the shepherds! For their glory is destroyed: a voice of the roaring of young lions! For the pride of the Yarden is ruined.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:4 - Thus says the LORD my God: "Feed the flock of slaughter.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:5 - Their buyers slaughter them, and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, 'Blessed be the LORD, for I am rich;' and their own shepherds don't pity them.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:6 - For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land," says the LORD; "but, behold, I will deliver the men everyone into his neighbor's hand, and into the hand of his king. They will strike the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them."

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:7 - So I fed the flock of slaughter, especially the oppressed of the flock. I took for myself two staffs. The one I called "Favor," and the other I called "Union," and I fed the flock.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:8 - I cut off the three shepherds in one month; for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:9 - Then I said, "I will not feed you. That which dies, let it die; and that which is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let those who are left eat each other's flesh."

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:10 - I took my staff Favor, and cut it apart, that I might break my covenant that I had made with all the peoples.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:11 - It was broken in that day; and thus the poor of the flock that listened to me knew that it was the word of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:12 - I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:13 - The LORD said to me, "Throw it to the potter, the handsome price that I was valued at by them!" I took the thirty pieces of silver, and threw them to the potter, in the house of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:14 - Then I cut apart my other staff, even Union, that I might break the brotherhood between Yehudah and Yisra'el.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:15 - The LORD said to me, "Take for yourself yet again the equipment of a foolish shepherd.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:16 - For, behold, I will raise up a shepherd in the land, who will not visit those who are cut off, neither will seek those who are scattered, nor heal that which is broken, nor feed that which is sound; but he will eat the flesh of the fat sheep, and will tear their hoofs in pieces.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:17 - Woe to the worthless shepherd who leaves the flock! The sword will be on his arm, and on his right eye. His arm will be completely withered, and his right eye will be totally blinded!"
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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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