Zechariah 5 LEB

Zechariah’s Sixth Vision

1 {I looked up again}, and I saw, and look!--a flying scroll!

References for Zechariah 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Literally "I did again, I lifted up my eyes"
      2 And he asked me, "What [are] you seeing?" And I said, "I [am] seeing a flying scroll twenty cubits long and ten cubits wide."

      References for Zechariah 5:2

        • b 5:2 - That is, thirty feet by fifteen feet
          3 And he said to me, "This [is] the curse going out over the surface of the whole earth. For everyone who steals has gone unpunished according to it, and [likewise] everyone who swears [falsely] has gone unpunished according to it.

          References for Zechariah 5:3

            • c 5:3 - Many translations render this verb as "will be cut off"
              4 'I have sent it out,' {declares} Yahweh of hosts, 'and it will go into the house of the thief and into the house of the one swearing {falsely by my name}, and it will spend the night in that house and will destroy it, with its timber and its stone.'"

              References for Zechariah 5:4

                • d 5:4 - Literally "declaration of"
                • e 5:4 - Literally "by my name to lie"
                • f 5:4 - Hebrew "his"

                  Zechariah’s Seventh Vision

                  5 And the angel who was speaking to me went out, and he said to me, "{Please look up}! See what this [is] going out."

                  References for Zechariah 5:5

                    • g 5:5 - Literally "Lift, please, your eyes!"
                      6 And I asked, "What [is] it?" And he said, "This [is] a basket going out. And he said, "This [is] their iniquity throughout all the earth.

                      References for Zechariah 5:6

                        • h 5:6 - Or "an ephah," a measure of grain
                        • i 5:6 - Hebrew "eye"; other ancient versions (LXX, Syriac) read "iniquity"
                          7 And look, the lead cover was lifted and a woman [was] sitting inside the basket.

                          References for Zechariah 5:7

                            • j 5:7 - Or "ephah," a measure of grain
                              8 And he said, "This [is] Wickedness!" And he thrust her [back down] into the basket, and threw the lead cover on top of it.

                              References for Zechariah 5:8

                                • k 5:8 - Or "ephah," a measure of grain
                                • l 5:8 - That is, on top of the "basket" or "ephah"
                                  9 And I {looked up} and saw, and look!--two women coming forward, and [the] wind [was] in their wings, and they had wings like those of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between the earth and the sky.

                                  References for Zechariah 5:9

                                    • m 5:9 - Literally "lifted up my eyes"
                                    • n 5:9 - Or "ephah," a measure of grain
                                    • o 5:9 - Or "heaven"
                                      10 And I asked the angel who was talking to me, "Where [are] they taking the basket?"

                                      References for Zechariah 5:10

                                        • p 5:10 - Or "ephah," a measure of grain
                                          11 And he said to me, "To build for it a house in the land of Shinar, and [when] it is put in place, it will be placed there on its site."

                                          References for Zechariah 5:11

                                            • q 5:11 - Or "temple"
                                            • r 5:11 - That is, Babylon (Gen 11:2)