Zechariah 5:5-11 NLT

5 Then the angel who was talking with me came forward and said, "Look up! Something is appearing in the sky."
6 "What is it?" I asked. He replied, "It is a basket for measuring grain, a and it is filled with the sins b of everyone throughout the land."

References for Zechariah 5:6

    • k 5:6 - Hebrew <I>an ephah,</I> about half a bushel or 18 liters; also in 5:7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
    • l 5:6 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads <I>the appearance.</I>
      7 When the heavy lead cover was lifted off the basket, there was a woman sitting inside it.
      8 The angel said, "The woman's name is Wickedness," and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again.
      9 Then I looked up and saw two women flying toward us, with wings gliding on the wind. Their wings were like those of a stork, and they picked up the basket and flew with it into the sky.
      10 "Where are they taking the basket?" I asked the angel.
      11 He replied, "To the land of Babylonia, c where they will build a temple for the basket. And when the temple is ready, they will set the basket there on its pedestal."

      References for Zechariah 5:11

        • m 5:11 - Hebrew <I>the land of Shinar.</I>