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Zechariah 9 DBY

1 The burden of the word of Jehovah, in the land of Hadrach, and [on] Damascus shall it rest; (for Jehovah hath an eye upon men, and upon all the tribes of Israel;)

References for Zechariah 9:1

    • a 9:1 - Or 'and Damascus shall be its resting-place.'
    • b 9:1 - Or 'when the eyes of men and of all the tribes of Israel are upon Jehovah.'
      2 and also [on] Hamath [which] bordereth thereon; on Tyre and Zidon, though she be very wise.
      3 And Tyre hath built herself a stronghold, and hath heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
      4 Behold, the Lord will take possession of her, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.
      5 Ashkelon shall see [it], and fear; Gazah also, and she shall be greatly pained; Ekron also, for her expectation shall be put to shame: and the king shall perish from Gazah, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
      6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines;

      References for Zechariah 9:6

        • c 9:6 - Or 'a foreign race.'
          7 and I will take away his blood out of his mouth, and his abominations from between his teeth; but he that remaineth, he also shall belong to our God, and shall be as a leader in Judah, and Ekron as a Jebusite.

          References for Zechariah 9:7

            • d 9:7 - Or 'governor;' and so ch. 12.5,6.
              8 And I will encamp about my house because of the army, because of those that pass by and that return; and the exactor shall not pass through them any more: for now have I seen [it] with mine eyes.
              9 Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, thy King cometh to thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly and rIding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass.

              References for Zechariah 9:9

                • e 9:9 - The Hebrew verb has a reflexive force here -- 'having' or 'bringing salvation by himself:' see Heb. 1.3.
                  10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem; and the battle-bow shall be cut off. And he shall speak peace unto the nations; and his dominion shall be from sea to sea, and from the river to the ends of the earth.

                  References for Zechariah 9:10

                    • f 9:10 - The Euphrates.
                    • g 9:10 - Or 'land;' but cf. Ps. 2.8.
                      11 As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant, I will send forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.
                      12 Turn again to the stronghold, prisoners of hope! even to-day do I declare I will render double unto thee.

                      References for Zechariah 9:12

                        • h 9:12 - Isa. 61.7.
                          13 For I have bent Judah for me, I have filled the bow with Ephraim; and I will raise up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and make thee like the sword of a mighty man.

                          References for Zechariah 9:13

                            • i 9:13 - Javan, Gen. 10.2.
                              14 And Jehovah shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning; and the Lord Jehovah will blow the trumpet, and will march with whirlwinds of the south.
                              15 Jehovah of hosts will defend them; and they shall devour, and shall tread down the sling-stones; and they shall drink, [and] make a noise as from wine; and they shall be filled like a bowl, like the corners of the altar.

                              References for Zechariah 9:15

                                • j 9:15 - As ch. 14.20: and see 1Kings 7.40: it was for receiving the blood of sprinkling.
                                  16 And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for [they shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.

                                  References for Zechariah 9:16

                                    • k 9:16 - Or 'sparkling,' 'glittering' -- 'crown' is nazar, as Ex. 29.6: see Note, Num. 6.2.
                                      17 For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! Corn shall make the young men flourish, and new wine the maidens.

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                                      • a 9:1 - Or 'and Damascus shall be its resting-place.'
                                      • b 9:1 - Or 'when the eyes of men and of all the tribes of Israel are upon Jehovah.'
                                      • c 9:6 - Or 'a foreign race.'
                                      • d 9:7 - Or 'governor;' and so ch. 12.5,6.
                                      • e 9:9 - The Hebrew verb has a reflexive force here -- 'having' or 'bringing salvation by himself:' see Heb. 1.3.
                                      • f 9:10 - The Euphrates.
                                      • g 9:10 - Or 'land;' but cf. Ps. 2.8.
                                      • h 9:12 - Isa. 61.7.
                                      • i 9:13 - Javan, Gen. 10.2.
                                      • j 9:15 - As ch. 14.20: and see 1Kings 7.40: it was for receiving the blood of sprinkling.
                                      • k 9:16 - Or 'sparkling,' 'glittering' -- 'crown' is nazar, as Ex. 29.6: see Note, Num. 6.2.