Zechariah 5:5-11 ESV

A Vision of a Woman in a Basket

5 1Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, 2"Lift your eyes and see what this is that is going out."

References for Zechariah 5:5

      6 And I said, "What is it?" He said, "This is 3the basketa that is going out." And he said, "This is their iniquityb in all the land."

      References for Zechariah 5:6

        • k 5:6 - Hebrew ephah; also verses 7-11. An ephah was about 3/5 bushel or 22 liters
        • l 5:6 - One Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint, Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts eye
          7 And behold, the leaden cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting in the basket!
          8 And he said, "This is Wickedness." And he thrust her back into the basket, and thrust down 4the leaden weight on its opening.

          References for Zechariah 5:8

            • 141 5:8 - [See ver. 6 above]
              9 Then I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, two women coming forward! 5The wind was in their wings. They had wings like the wings of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and heaven.

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              10 Then I said to the angel who talked with me, "Where are they taking the basket?"
              11 He said to me, "To the 6land of Shinar, to build a house for it. And when this is prepared, they will set the basket down there on its base."

              References for Zechariah 5:11