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Zechariah 6:1-8 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And again I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, four chariots came out from between two mountains; and the mountains were mountains of bronze. 1 I looked up again--and there before me were four chariots coming out from between two mountains--mountains of bronze!
2 The first chariot had red horses, the second black horses, 2 The first chariot had red horses, the second black,
3 the third white horses, and the fourth chariot dappled gray horses. 3 the third white, and the fourth dappled--all of them powerful.
4 Then I said to the angel who talked with me, "What are these, my lord?" 4 I asked the angel who was speaking to me, "What are these, my lord?"
5 And the angel answered me, "These are going forth to the four winds of heaven, after presenting themselves before the LORD of all the earth. 5 The angel answered me, "These are the four spirits of heaven, going out from standing in the presence of the Lord of the whole world.
6 The chariot with the black horses goes toward the north country, the white ones go toward the west country, and the dappled ones go toward the south country." 6 The one with the black horses is going toward the north country, the one with the white horses toward the west, and the one with the dappled horses toward the south."
7 When the steeds came out, they were impatient to get off and patrol the earth. And he said, "Go, patrol the earth." So they patrolled the earth. 7 When the powerful horses went out, they were straining to go throughout the earth. And he said, "Go throughout the earth!" So they went throughout the earth.
8 Then he cried to me, "Behold, those who go toward the north country have set my Spirit at rest in the north country." 8 Then he called to me, "Look, those going toward the north country have given my Spirit rest in the land of the north."