He answered, "Do you not know what these are?" "No, my lord," I replied.16
So he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel:2 'Not3 by might nor by power,4 but by my Spirit,'5 says the LORD Almighty.
"Whata are you, O mighty mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become level ground.6 Then he will bring out the capstone7 to shouts8 of 'God bless it! God bless it!' "
Then the word of the LORD came to me:
"The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation9 of this temple; his hands will also complete it.10 Then you will know that the LORD Almighty has sent me11 to you.
"Who despises the day12 of small things?13 Men will rejoice when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel.14 "(These seven are the eyes15 of the LORD, which range throughout the earth.)"
Then I asked the angel, "What are these two olive trees16 on the right and the left of the lampstand?"
Again I asked him, "What are these two olive branches beside the two gold pipes that pour out golden oil?"
He replied, "Do you not know what these are?" "No, my lord," I said.
So he said, "These are the two who are anointed17 tob serve the Lord of all the earth."