Zechariah 5:5-11 NIV

The Woman in a Basket

5 Then the angel who was speaking to me came forward and said to me, “Look up and see what is appearing.”

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      6 I asked, “What is it?” He replied, “It is a basket.” And he added, “This is the iniquitya of the people throughout the land.”

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        • h 5:6 - Or "appearance"
          7 Then the cover of lead was raised, and there in the basket sat a woman!
          8 He said, “This is wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and pushed its lead cover down on it.

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          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.

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          10 “Where are they taking the basket?” I asked the angel who was speaking to me.
          11 He replied, “To the country of Babyloniab to build a house for it. When the house is ready, the basket will be set there in its place.”

          References for Zechariah 5:11

            • i 5:11 - Hebrew "Shinar"

              Study tools for Zechariah 5:5-11

              • a 5:2 - That is, about 30 feet long and 15 feet wide or about 9 meters long and 4.5 meters wide
              • b 5:6 - Or "appearance"
              • c 5:11 - Hebrew "Shinar"