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Zechariah 5 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Again I looked up and saw a flying scroll. 1 I looked again--and there before me was a flying scroll!
2 And he said to me, "What do you see?" I answered, "I see a flying scroll; its length is twenty cubits, and its width ten cubits." 2 He asked me, "What do you see?" I answered, "I see a flying scroll, thirty feet long and fifteen feet wide. "
3 Then he said to me, "This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land; for everyone who steals shall be cut off according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cut off according to the writing on the other side. 3 And he said to me, "This is the curse that is going out over the whole land; for according to what it says on one side, every thief will be banished, and according to what it says on the other, everyone who swears falsely will be banished.
4 I have sent it out, says the Lord of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of anyone who swears falsely by my name; and it shall abide in that house and consume it, both timber and stones." 4 The LORD Almighty declares, 'I will send it out, and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of him who swears falsely by my name. It will remain in his house and destroy it, both its timbers and its stones.' "
5 Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, "Look up and see what this is that is coming out." 5 Then the angel who was speaking to me came forward and said to me, "Look up and see what this is that is appearing."
6 I said, "What is it?" He said, "This is a basket coming out." And he said, "This is their iniquity in all the land." 6 I asked, "What is it?" He replied, "It is a measuring basket." And he added, "This is the iniquity of the people throughout the land."
7 Then a leaden cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting in the basket! 7 Then the cover of lead was raised, and there in the basket sat a woman!
8 And he said, "This is Wickedness." So he thrust her back into the basket, and pressed the leaden weight down on its mouth. 8 He said, "This is wickedness," and he pushed her back into the basket and pushed the lead cover down over its mouth.
9 Then I looked up and saw two women coming forward. The wind was in their wings; they had wings like the wings of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and sky. 9 Then I looked up--and there before me were two women, with the wind in their wings! They had wings like those of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between heaven and earth.
10 Then I said to the angel who talked with me, "Where are they taking the basket?" 10 "Where are they taking the basket?" I asked the angel who was speaking to me.
11 He said to me, "To the land of Shinar, to build a house for it; and when this is prepared, they will set the basket down there on its base." 11 He replied, "To the country of Babylonia to build a house for it. When it is ready, the basket will be set there in its place."