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Zechariah 14

Chapter 14

14:4  And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

and the mount of Olives

Zechariah 14:5 implies that the cleavage of the Mount of Olives is due to an earthquake, and this is confirmed by ; Isaiah 29:6 ; Revelation 16:19 . In both passages the context, as in Zechariah 14:1-3 associates the earthquake with the Gentile invasion under the Beast ; Daniel 7:8 ; Revelation 19:20 . Surely, in a land seamed by seismic disturbances it should not be difficult to believe that another earthquake might cleave the little hill called the Mount of Olives. Not one of the associated events of Zech. 14 occurred at the first coming of Christ, closely associated though He then was with the Mount of Olives.

14:9  And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.

king over all the earth

The final answer to the prayer of Matthew 6:10 . CF. ; Daniel 2:44 Daniel 2:45 ; 7:24-27 . See "Kingdom (N.T.)" ; Luke 1:31-33 ; 1 Corinthians 15:28 .

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