Zechariah 5:5-11 CSB

Seventh Vision: Woman in the Basket

5 Then the angel who was speaking with me came forward and told me, "Look up and see what this is that is approaching."

References for Zechariah 5:5

      6 So I asked, "What is it?" He responded, "It's a measuring basketa that is approaching." And he continued, "This is their iniquityb in all the land."

      References for Zechariah 5:6

        • e 5:6 - Lit It's an ephah
        • f 5:6 - One Hb ms, LXX, Syr; MT reads eye
          7 Then a lead cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting inside the basket.
          8 "This is Wickedness," he said. He shoved her down into the basket and pushed the lead weight over its opening.
          9 Then I looked up and saw two women approaching with the wind in their wings. Their wings were like those of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and sky.
          10 So I asked the angel who was speaking with me, "Where are they taking the basket?"
          11 "To build a shrine for it in the land of Shinar,"c he told me. "When that is ready, [the basket] will be placed there on its pedestal."

          References for Zechariah 5:11

            • g 5:11 - Babylon; Gn 10:10