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Zechariah 11:4-14 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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4 The Lord my God says this: "Shepherd the flock intended for slaughter. 4 This is what the LORD my God says: "Pasture the flock marked for slaughter.
5 Those who buy them slaughter them but are not punished. Those who sell them say: Praise the Lord because I have become rich! Even their own shepherds have no compassion for them. 5 Their buyers slaughter them and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, 'Praise the LORD, I am rich!' Their own shepherds do not spare them.
6 Indeed, I will no longer have compassion on the inhabitants of the land"-the Lord's declaration. "Instead, I will turn everyone over to his neighbor and his king. They will devastate the land, and I will not deliver [it] from them." 6 For I will no longer have pity on the people of the land," declares the LORD. "I will hand everyone over to his neighbor and his king. They will oppress the land, and I will not rescue them from their hands."
7 So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock. 7 So I pastured the flock marked for slaughter, particularly the oppressed of the flock. Then I took two staffs and called one Favor and the other Union, and I pastured the flock.
8 In one month I got rid of three shepherds. I became impatient with them, and they also detested me. 8 In one month I got rid of the three shepherds. The flock detested me, and I grew weary of them
9 Then I said, "I will no longer shepherd you. Let what is dying die, and let what is going astray go astray; let the rest devour each other's flesh." 9 and said, "I will not be your shepherd. Let the dying die, and the perishing perish. Let those who are left eat one another's flesh."
10 Next I took my staff called Favor and cut it in two, annulling the covenant I had made with all the peoples. 10 Then I took my staff called Favor and broke it, revoking the covenant I had made with all the nations.
11 It was annulled on that day, and so the afflicted of the flock who were watching me knew that it was the word of the Lord. 11 It was revoked on that day, and so the afflicted of the flock who were watching me knew it was the word of the LORD.
12 Then I said to them, "If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep [them]." So they weighed my wages, 30 pieces of silver. 12 I told them, "If you think it best, give me my pay; but if not, keep it." So they paid me thirty pieces of silver.
13 "Throw it to the potter," the Lord said to me-this magnificent price I was valued by them. So I took the 30 pieces of silver and threw it into the house of the Lord, to the potter. 13 And the LORD said to me, "Throw it to the potter"--the handsome price at which they priced me! So I took the thirty pieces of silver and threw them into the house of the LORD to the potter.
14 Then I cut in two my second staff, Union, annulling the brotherhood between Judah and Israel. 14 Then I broke my second staff called Union, breaking the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.