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Zechariah 4 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Golden Lampstand and Olive Trees

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:1 - Then the angel who was speaking with me returned and roused me, as a man who is awakened from his sleep.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:2 - He said to me, “What do you see?” And I said, “I see, and behold, a lampstand all of gold with its bowl on the top of it, and its seven lamps on it with seven spouts belonging to each of the lamps which are on the top of it;

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:3 - also two olive trees by it, one on the right side of the bowl and the other on its left side.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:4 - Then I said to the angel who was speaking with me saying, “What are these, my lord?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:5 - So the angel who was speaking with me answered and said to me, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:6 - Then he [fn]said to me, “This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:7 - ‘What are you, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain; and he will bring forth the top stone with shouts of “Grace, grace to it!”’”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:8 - Also the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:9 - “The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house, and his hands will finish it. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent me to [fn]you.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:10 - “For who has despised the day of small things? [fn]But these seven will be glad when they see the [fn]plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel—these are the eyes of the LORD which range to and fro throughout the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:11 - Then I said to him, “What are these two olive trees on the right of the lampstand and on its left?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:12 - And I answered the second time and said to him, “What are the two olive [fn]branches which are beside the two golden pipes, which empty the golden oil from themselves?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:13 - So he answered me, saying, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:14 - Then he said, “These are the two [fn]anointed ones who are standing by the Lord of the whole earth.”
NASB Footnotes
Literally: said to me, saying
Literally: you (plural)
Or, But they will rejoice when they see...Zerubbabel. These seven are the eyes of the LORD
Literally: plummet stone
Or, clusters
Literally: sons of fresh oil
NASB

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