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9 For behold, I will shake, my hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me. b 10 || Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the Lord.

11 And many nations shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and shall be my people: and lo. in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me unto thee. b 12 And the Lord shall inherit

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lin. A 2 And the Lord said unto Satan, The Lord rebuke thee, O Satan ; even the Lorin that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire i 3 Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel. 4 And he answered and spake unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment 5 And I said, Let them set a fair mitre upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the Lord stood by. 6 And the angel of the Lord protested unto Joshua, saying, d 7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will

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ND the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep, to 2 And said unto me, What seest thou ? And I said, I have looked : o * . : , with a bowl u * top of it #. his seven to: and seven pipes to the seven-lamps, which are upon the top thereof: . 3 And two olive-trees by it, one upon the right side of the bowl, and the other upon the left side thereof. d 4 So I answered and spake to the angel that talked with me, saying, W. are these, my lord 7 5 Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these bef and I said, No, my lord. t 6 Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the Lord unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power; but by my Spirit, saith the Lord of hosts. A 7 Who art thou, O great mountain 7 before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall brin forth the headstone thereof ori shoutings, crying, Grace, grace, unto it. 8 Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

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r 9 The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the soundation of this house ; his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me unto you. t 10 For who hath despised the day of small things for they shall rejoice, and shalt see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven ; they are the eyes of the Lord, which run to and fro through the whole earth. 11 * Then answered I, and said unto him, What are these two olivetrees upon the right side of the canJoie and upon the left side thereof 1 i 12 And I answered again, and said unto him, What be these two olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves? 13 And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be 7 And I said, No, my lord. D 14. Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the Lord of the whole earth.

CHAP. V. ty To I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a flying roll. 2 And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits. w 3 Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole earth : for every one that stealeth shall be cut off as on this side, according to it; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off as on that side, according to

it. 4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name : and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof. v 5 1 Then the angel that talked

with me went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth. 6 And I said, What is it? And he said, This is an ephah that goeth forth. He said moreover, This is their resemblance through all the

earth. 7 And behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead: and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah. 8 And he said, This is wickedness. And he cast it into the midst of the ephah ; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof. 9 Then listed I up mine eyes, and looked, and behold, there came out two women, and the wind was in their wings; for they had wings like the wings of a stork'; and they lifted up the ephah between the earth and the heaven. 10 Then said I to the angel that talked with me, Whither do these bear the ephah g 11 And he said unto me, To build it a house in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there upon her own base. CHAP. VI. ty ND I turned, and lified up mine eyes, and looked, and behold, there came four chariots out from between two mountains : and the mountains were mountains of brass. 2 In the first chariot were red horses; and in the second chariot black horses; 3 And in the third chariot white horses; and in the fourth chariot grizzled and bay horses. 4 Then I answered and said unto the angel that talked with me, What are these, my lord 7 D 5 And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the sour spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standiug before the Lord of all the earth. 6 The black horses which are therein go *; the north coun9,

try; and the white go forth after them ; and the grizzled go forth toward the south country. 7 And the bay went forth, and sought to go that they might walk to and fro through the earth ; and he said, Get you hence, walk to and fro through the earth. So they walked to and frothrough the earth. 8. Then cried he upon me, and ake unto me, saying, Behold, ese that go toward the north country have quieted my spirit in the north country. 9 || And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, g 10 Take of them of the captivity, even of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, which are come from Babylon, and come thou the same day, and go into the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah ; 11 Then take silver and gold, and make crowns, and set them upon the head of Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest; r" 12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is . The BRANCH ; and he shall w, up out of his place, and he all build the temple of the Lord : b 13 Even he j'. the temple of the Lord ; and he shall bear the lory, and shall sit and rule upon is throne : and he shall be a priest upon his throne : and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

to Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu; 2. When they had sent unto the house of God, Sherezer and ReÉ. and their men, to pray fore the Lord, 3 And to speak unto the priests which were in the house of the Lord of hosts, and to the prophets, saying, Should I weep in the fifth o: separating myself, as I have done these so many years? * 4 || Then came the word of the Lord of hosts unto me, saying, c 5. Speak unto all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mou in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me, even to me? 6 And when ye did eat, and when ye did drink, did not ye eat for yourselves, and drink for yourselves * 7 Should ye not hear the words which the Lord hath cried by the former prophets when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity, and the cities thereof round about her, when men inhabited the south and the plain 7 8 || And the word of the Lord came unto Zechariah, saying, d 9 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and "ie. mercy and compassions every man to his brother: p 10. And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor

14 And the crowns shall be to the poor; and let none of you ima

Helen, and to Tobijah, and to Je-
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ine evil against his brother in your eart. 11 But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder, a .. their ears, that they should not hear. t 12 Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the Lord of hosts hath sent in his Spirit by the former prophets : therefore came a great wrath from the Lord of hosts. r 13 Therefore it is come to pass, that as he died; they would not 9

hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the Lord of hosts : 14 But I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the nations whom they knew not. Thus the land was desolate after them, that no man passed through nor returned: for they laid the pleasant land desolate. f gaol. i. the word of the LORD - A of hosts came to me, say

Ing, § Thus saith the Lord of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury. b 3 Thus saith the Lord ; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called, A city of truth ; and the mountain of the LoRD of hosts, The holy mountain. 4 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very . 5. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof. 6 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If it be marvellous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these days, should it also be marvellous in mine eyes?, saith the Lord of hosts. r 7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Behold, I will save my people from the east country, and from the west

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was no hire for man, nor any hire for beast; neither was there any peace to him that went out or came in because of the affliction : for 1 set all men every one against his neighbour.

11 But now I will not be unto the residue of this people as in the former days, saith the Lord of hosts. b 12 For the seed shall be pro ous; the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her increase, and the heavens shall give their dew ; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things. d 13 And it shall come to pass, that as ye were a curse among the heathen, O house of Judah, and house of Israel; so will I save you, and

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14 For thus saith the Lord of hosts; As I thought to punish you, when your fathers provoked me to wrath, saith the Lord of hosts, and I repented not : r 15 So again have I thought in these days to do well unto Jerusalem and to the house of Judah: fear ye not. d" 16 T These are the things o: shall do; Speak ye every man truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: p 17 And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath : for all these are things that I hate, saith the Lord. f 18 s And the word of the Lord of hosts came unto me, .# d 19 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.

20 Thus saith the Lord of hosts: It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities:

city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the hosts: I will go also. ','o', so - . . r 22 Yea, many people and strong of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the Lord. In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold, out of shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will Å. wat God is with you. CHAP. IX. & T the Lord in the land of the rest thereof: when the eyes of man, as of all the tribes of Israel, 2 And Hamath also shall border flot, ; Tyrus and Zidon, though 3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as of the streets. w 4 Behold, the Lord will cast her the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire, Gaza also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron ; for her exing shall, perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited. Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines. o out of his mouth, and his abominations from between his teeth : but for our God, and he shall be as a vernor in Judah, and Ekron as a 8 And I will encamp about my house because of the army, because

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do?! And the inhabitants of one Lord, and to seek the Lord of nations shall come to seek the Lord r 23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; all languages of the nations, even with you : for we have heard t HE burden of the word of Hadrach, and Damascus shall be shall be toward the Lord. it be very wise. the dust, and fine gold as the mire out, and he will smite her power in g 5 Ashkelonshall see it, and fear; ctation shall be ashamed ; and the r 6 And a bastard shall dwell in 7 And I will take away his blood he that remaineth, even he, shall be ebusite. of him that passeth by, and because

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