Zechariah 5:5-11 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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5 Then the angel who was talking with me came forward and said, "Look up! Something is appearing in the sky." 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 "What is it?" I asked.He replied, "It is a basket for measuring grain, and it is filled with the sins of everyone throughout 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 When the heavy lead cover was lifted off the basket, there was a woman sitting inside it. 7 Then the cover of lead was raised, and there in the basket sat a woman!
8 The angel said, "The woman's name is Wickedness," and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again. 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 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. 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 "Where are they taking the basket?" I asked the angel. 10 "Where are they taking the basket?" I asked the angel who was speaking to me.
11 He replied, "To the land of Babylonia, where they will build a temple for the basket. And when the temple is ready, they will set the basket there on its pedestal." 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."