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To Our Forefathers Yisrael
1 In the eighth chodesh, in the second year of Daryawesh, came The Word of YHUH to Zecharyah, the son of Berechyah, the son of Iddo the navi, saying,
2 YHUH has been very displeased with your ahvot.
3 Therefore say to them, This says YHUH Tzevaot; Teshuvah to Me, says YHUH Tzevaot and I will return to you, says YHUH Tzevaot.
4 Be not as your ahvot, to whom the former neviim have cried, saying, This says YHUH Tzevaot; Make teshuvah now from your evil derachot and from your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor heed to Me, says YHUH.
5 Your ahvot, where are they? And the neviim, do they live le-olam-va-ed?
6 But My Words and My chukim, which I commanded My avadim the neviim, did they not take hold of the levavot of your ahvot? And they made teshuvah and said, As YHUH Tzevaot thought to do to us, according to our halachot and our doings, so has He dealt with us.
7 Upon the twenty-fourth yom of the eleventh chodesh, in the second year of Daryawesh, came The Word of YHUH to Zecharyah, the son of Berechyah, the son of Iddo the navi, saying,
8 I saw by lyla and see a man riding upon a red horse and he stood among the myrtle eytzim that were in the bottom; and behind him there were red horses, speckled and white.
9 Then said I, my Master, what are these? And the Heavenly Malach that talked with me said to me, I will show you what these are.
10 And the man that stood among the myrtle eytzim answered and said, These are they whom YHUH has sent to walk back and forth throughout the earth.
11 And they answered the Heavenly Malach of YHUH that stood among the myrtle eytzim and said, We have walked back and forth throughout the earth and, see, all the earth sits in shalom and is at rest.
12 Then the Heavenly Malach of YHUH answered and said, O YHUH Tzevaot, how long will You not have rachamim on Yahrushalayim and on the cities of Yahudah, against which you were enraged these seventy years?
13 And YHUH answered the Heavenly Malach that talked with me with tov words and comforting words.
14 So the Heavenly Malach that communed with me said to me, Proclaim, saying, This says YHUH Tzevaot; I AM zealous for Yahrushalayim and for Tzion with a great zeal.
15 And I AM very, very displeased with the goyim that are at ease: for I was but a little angry at My people, but the goyim furthered the affliction.
16 Therefore this says YHUH; I shall return to Yahrushalayim with rachamim: My Bayit shall be rebuilt in it, says YHUH Tzevaot and a surveyor’s line shall be stretched out upon Yahrushalayim.
17 Proclaim saying, This says YHUH Tzevaot; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and YHUH shall yet comfort Tzion and shall yet again choose Yahrushalayim.
18 Then lifted I up my eyes and saw and see four horns.
19 And I said to the Heavenly Malach that talked with me, What are these? And He answered me; These are the horns of the goyim that have scattered Yahudah, Yisrael and Yahrushalayim.
20 And YHUH showed me four carpenters.
21 Then said I, What have these come to do? And He spoke, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Yahudah, so that no man did lift up his head to help: but these are come to frighten and uproot them, to cast down the horns of the goyim, which lifted up their horn over the land of Yahudah to scatter it.
2 I lifted up my eyes again and looked and see a Man with a measuring line in His hand.
2 Then said I, Where are you going? And He said to me, To measure Yahrushalayim, to see what is the width and what is the length.
3 And, see, the Heavenly Malach that talked with me went forth and another heavenly malach went out to meet Him,
4 And said to him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Yahrushalayim shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle in it:
5 For I Myself I AM to her, says YHUH, a wall of fire all round and will be the tifereth in the midst of her.
6 Oh, Oh, come forth and flee from the land of the north, says YHUH: for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the shamayim, says YHUH.
7 Deliver yourself, O Tzion, who dwells with the daughter of Bavel.
8 For this says YHUH Tzevaot; Due to His tifereth has He sent Me to the goyim who plundered you: for he that touches you touches the apple of My eye.
9 For, see, I will stretch out My hand against them and they shall be a spoil for their avadim: and you shall know that YHUH Tzevaot has sent Me.
10 Shir and gilah, O Bat Tzion: for, look, I will come and I will dwell in the midst of you, says YHUH.
11 And many goyim shall be joined to YHUH in that yom and shall be My people-Ami: and I will dwell in the midst of you and you shall know that YHUH Tzevaot has sent Me to you.
12 And YHUH shall inherit Yahudah as His portion in the kadosh land and shall choose Yahrushalayim again.
13 Be silent, all flesh, before YHUH: for He is risen out of His kadosh dwelling.
3 And He showed me Yahusha the Kohen HaGadol standing before the Heavenly Malach of YHUH and s.a.tan standing at his right hand to resist him.
2 And YHUH said to s.a.tan,YHUH rebuke you, O s.a.tan; even YHUH who has chosen Yahrushalayim rebuke you: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
3 Now Yahusha was clothed with filthy garments and stood before the Heavenly Malach.
4 And He answered and spoke to those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And to him He said, See, I have caused your iniquity to pass from you and I will clothe you, with a rich festal robe, covering you down to your feet.
5 And I said; Let them set a clean turban upon his head. So they set a clean turban upon his head and clothed him with garments. And the Heavenly Malach of YHUH stood by.
6 And the Heavenly Malach of YHUH proclaimed to Yahusha the kohen, saying,
7 This says YHUH Tzevaot; If you will have your halacha in My halachot and if you will keep My charge, then you shall also judge My Bayit and shall also keep My courts and I will give you places to walk among these that stand by.
8 Hear now, O Yahusha the Kohen HaGadol, you and your chaverim that sit before You: for they are men of symbol: for, see, I will bring forth My Eved The Tsemach-Branch.
9 For see the Stone that I have laid before Yahusha; upon one Stone shall be seven eyes: see, I will engrave the graving of it, says YHUH Tzevaot and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one yom.
10 In that yom, says YHUH Tzevaot, shall you call every man his neighbor under the vine and under the fig eytz.
4 And the Heavenly Malach that talked with me came again and woke me up, as a man that is awakened out of his sleep,
2 And said to me, What do you see? And I said, I have looked and see a menorah all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of it and on its stand seven lamps and seven spouts to the seven lamps, which are at the top of it:
3 And two olive eytzim by it, one upon the right side of the bowl and the other upon the left side of it.
4 So I answered and spoke to the Heavenly Malach that talked with me, saying, What are these, my Master?
5 Then the Heavenly Malach that talked with me answered and said to me, Don’t you know what these are? And I said, No, my Master.
6 Then He answered and spoke to me, saying, This is The Word of YHUH to Zerubbavel, saying, Not by might, not by power, but by My Ruach, says YHUH Tzevaot.
7 Who are you, O great har? Before Zerubbavel you shall become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone of it with shouts of, Chen, Chen to it.
8 Moreover The Word of YHUH came to me, saying,
9 The hands of Zerubbavel have laid the foundation of this Bayit; his hands shall also finish it; and you shall know that YHUH Tzevaot has sent Me to you.
10 For who has despised the yom of small beginnings? For they shall have gilah and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbavel with those seven; they are the eyes of YHUH, which diligently search through the whole earth.
11 Then I responded and said to Him, What are these two olive eytzim, one upon the right side of the menorah and one upon the left side?
12 And I repeated again and said to him, What are these two olive branches that through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves?
13 And He answered me and said; Don’t you know what these are? And I said, No, My Master.
14 Then said He, These are the two anointed ones, who stand by The Master of the whole earth.
5 Then I turned and lifted up my eyes and looked and see a flying Torah scroll.
2 And He said to me, What do you see? And I answered, I see a flying Torah scroll; the length is twenty cubits and the width ten cubits.
3 Then He said to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole land: for everyone that steals shall be judged according to its contents; and everyone who swears falsely, shall be judged according to it.
4 I will bring it forth, says YHUH Tzevaot and it shall enter into the bayit of the thief and into the bayit of him that swears falsely by My Name: and it shall remain in the midst of his bayit and shall consume it along with the timber and the stones.
5 Then the Heavenly Malach that talked with me went forth and said to me, Lift up your eyes and see what is this that goes forth.
6 And I said, What is it? And He said, This is an ephah-measure-barrel that goes forth. He said moreover, In it are the transgressions of all the earth.
7 And, see, a talent-measure of lead was lifted up: and a woman was sitting in the midst of the ephah-measure-barrel.
8 And He said, This is wickedness. And He cast her into the midst of the ephah; and He cast the talent of lead upon its mouth.
9 Then lifted I up my eyes and looked and, see, there came out two women, and the wind was in their wings; for they had wings like the wings of a stork: and they lifted up the ephah-measure-barrel between the earth and the shamayim.
10 Then said I to the Heavenly Malach who talked with me, Where do these who bear the ephah-measure-barrel go?
11 And He said to me, To build it a bayit in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established and set there upon her own base.
6 And I turned and lifted up my eyes and looked and, see, there came four mirkavot out from between two mountains; and the mountains were mountains of bronze.
2 In the first mirkavah were red horses; and in the second mirkavah black horses;
3 And in the third mirkavah white horses; and in the fourth mirkavah strong speckled horses.
4 Then I answered and said to the Heavenly Malach that talked with me, What are these, my Master?
5 And the Heavenly Malach answered and said to me, These are the four ruachim of the shamayim, which go forth from standing before The Master of all the earth.
6 The mirkavah with black horses goes forth into the north country; and the mirkavah with white horses follows after them; and the mirkavah with speckled horses goes forth toward the south country.
7 And the strong horses went forth and sought to go that they might walk to and fro in all the earth: and He said, Go now, walk to and fro in all the earth. So they walked to and fro through the earth.
8 Then He called out to me and spoke to me, saying, See, these that go towards the north country have quieted my ruach in the north country.
9 And The Word of YHUH came to me, saying,
10 Receive gifts from the returning exiles, even from Heldai, from Tobiyah and from Yedayah, who have come back from Bavel and the same yom, enter into the bayit of Yoshiyah the son of Tzephanyah;
11 Then take the silver and gold and make ketarim and set it on the head of Yahusha the son of Yehotsadaq, the Kohen HaGadol;
12 And speak to him, saying, This says YHUH Tzevaot, saying, See the Man whose Name is the Tsemach-Branch; and He shall grow up out of His place and He shall rebuild the Hekal of YHUH:
13 Even He shall rebuild the Hekal of YHUH; and He shall bear the tifereth and shall sit and rule upon His kesay; and He shall be a Kohen upon His kesay: and the counsel of shalom shall be between them both.
14 And the ketarim shall be to Helem and to Tobiyah and to Yedayah and to Chen the son of Tzephanyah, for a memorial in the Hekal of YHUH.
15 And they that are far off shall come and build the Hekal of YHUH and you shall know that YHUH Tzevaot has sent Me to you. And all this shall come to pass, if you will diligently obey the voice of YHUH your Ahlohim.
7 And it came to pass in the fourth year of melech Daryawesh, that The Word of YHUH came to Zecharyah in the fourth yom of the ninth chodesh;
2 When they had sent Sheretzer and Regem-Melech to Beth-El, with their men, to make tefillah before YHUH,
3 And to speak to the kohanim who were in the Bayit of YHUH Tzevaot and to the neviim, saying, Should I weep in the fifth chodesh, separating myself, as I have done these so many years?
4 Then came The Word of YHUH Tzevaot to me, saying,
5 Speak to all the people of the land and to the kohanim, saying, When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh chodesh, even those seventy years, did you really fast to Me, or for Me?
6 And when you did eat and when you did drink, did you not eat for yourselves and drink for yourselves?
7 Should you not hear the words that YHUH has proclaimed through the former neviim, when Yahrushalayim was inhabited and in prosperity, with all the cities around her, when men inhabited the south and the plain?
8 And The Word of YHUH came to Zecharyah, saying,
9 This says YHUH Tzevaot, saying, Execute emet right-ruling and show rachamim and rachamim every man to his brother:
10 And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the ger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your lev.
11 But they refused to hear and pulled away the shoulder and covered their ears, that they should not hear.
12 Yes, they made their levavot as flint, lest they should hear the Torah and the words which YHUH Tzevaot has sent by His Ruach through the former neviim; therefore came a great wrath from YHUH Tzevaot.
13 Therefore it is come to pass, that as He called, they would not hear; so they called and I would not hear, says YHUH Tzevaot:
14 But I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the goyim whom they knew not. And eretz Yisrael was desolate after them, so that no man passed through nor returned: for they made the pleasant land a waste.
8 Again The Word of YHUH Tzevaot came to me, saying,
2 This says YHUH Tzevaot; I was zealous for Tzion with great zeal and I was zealous for her with great wrath.
3 This says YHUH; I shall return to Tzion and will dwell in the midst of Yahrushalayim: and Yahrushalayim shall be called the City of Emet; and the har of YHUH Tzevaot the kadosh har.
4 This says YHUH Tzevaot; There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Yahrushalayim and every man with his staff in his hand for old age.
5 And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.
6 This says YHUH Tzevaot; If it be marvelous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these yamim, should it also be marvelous in My eyes? Says YHUH Tzevaot.
7 This says YHUH Tzevaot; See, I will save My people from the east country and from the west country;
8 And I will bring them and they shall dwell in the midst of Yahrushalayim: and they shall be My people Ami, and I will be their Ahlohim, in emet and in tzedakah.
9 This says YHUH Tzevaot; Let your hands be strong, you that hear in these yamim these words by the mouth of the neviim, who were there in the yamim that the foundation of the Bayit of YHUH Tzevaot was laid, that the Hekal might be rebuilt.
10 For before these yamim there was no work for man, nor any work for beast; neither was there any shalom to him that came and went because of the affliction: for I set all men every one against his neighbor.
11 But now I will not be to the residue of this people as in the former yamim, says YHUH Tzevaot.
12 For the zera shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit and the ground shall give her increase and the shamayim shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.
13 And it shall come to pass, that as you were a curse among the heathen, O Beit Yahudah and Beit Yisrael; so will I save you and you shall be a bracha: fear not, but let your hands be strong.
14 For this says YHUH Tzevaot; As I thought to punish you, when your ahvot provoked Me to anger, says YHUH Tzevaot and I relented not:
15 So again have I thought in these yamim to do well to Yahrushalayim and to Beit Yahudah: fear not.
16 These are the things that you shall do; Speak every man the emet to his neighbor; execute the mishpatim of emet and shalom in your gates:
17 And let none of you imagine evil in your levavot against his neighbor; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, says YHUH.
18 And The Word of YHUH Tzevaot came to me, saying,
19 This says YHUH Tzevaot; The fast of the fourth chodesh, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to Beit Yahudah for simcha and gilah and joyous pleasant moadeem; therefore love the emet and shalom.
20 This says YHUH Tzevaot; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come goyim and the inhabitants of many cities:
21 And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to make tefillah before YHUH and to seek YHUH Tzevaot: I will go also.
22 Yes, many people and strong goyim shall come to seek YHUH Tzevaot in Yahrushalayim and to make tefillah before YHUH.
23 This says YHUH Tzevaot; In those yamim it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the goyim, even shall take hold of the tzitzit of him that is a Yahudi, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that Ahlohim is with you.
9 The burden of The Word of YHUH against the land of Hadrach and Dameshek that shall be a gift to him: when the eyes of man and all the tribes of Yisrael, are on YHUH.
2 And Hamath also which borders Dameshek; and Tsor and Tzidon, though they have become very wise.
3 And Tsor did build herself a stronghold and heaped up silver as the dust and fine gold as the mud of the streets.
4 See,YHUH will cast her out and He will destroy her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.
5 Ashkelon shall see it and fear; Azah also shall see it and be very sorrowful and Ekron; for her expectation has dried up; and the melech shall perish from Azah and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
6 And gerim shall dwell in Ashdod and I will cut off the pride of the Plishtim.
7 And I will take away his dahm out of his mouth and his abominations from between his teeth: but he that remains, even he, shall be for our Ahlohim and he shall be as a governor in Yahudah and Ekron as a Yevusite.
8 And I will cause to dwell over My Bayit a governor because of him that passes by and because of him that returns: and no oppressor shall come against them anymore: for now have I seen with My eyes.
9 Gilah greatly, O Bat Tzion; shout, O Bat Yahrushalayim: see, your Melech comes to you: He is Tzadik and having salvation; humble and riding upon a donkey and upon a colt the foal of a donkey.
10 And I will cut off the mirkavah from Efrayim and the horse from Yahrushalayim and the battle bow shall be cut off: and He shall speak shalom to the goyim: and His dominion shall be from sea even to sea and from the river even to the ends of the earth.
11 As for You also, by the dahm of Your brit I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit where there is no mayim.
12 Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of tikvah in the kehilla: even today do I declare that I will render double to you;
13 When I have bent Yahudah for Me and filled the bow with Efrayim and raised up your sons, O Tzion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you as the sword of a mighty man.
14 And YHUH shall be seen over them, and His arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and The Master YHUH shall blow the shofar and shall go with whirlwinds from the south.
15 YHUH Tzevaot shall shield and defend them; and they shall devour and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink and make a noise as if with wine; and they shall be filled like bowls, like the corners of the altar.
16 And YHUH their Ahlohim shall save them in that yom as the flock of His people: for they shall be as the stones of a keter, sparkling over His land.
17 For how great is His tov and how great is His beauty! Grain shall make the young men cheerful and new wine the maids.
10 Ask YHUH for rain in the time of the latter-ruling-rain; so YHUH shall make bright clouds and give them showers of rain, the plants in the field to everyone.
2 For the idols have spoken vanity and the diviners have seen falsehood and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they wandered about as a flock, they were troubled because there was no shepherd.
3 My anger was lit against the shepherds and I punished the goats: for YHUH Tzevaot has visited His flock Beit Yahudah and has made them as His splendid horse in the battle.
4 From them shall came forth The Rosh Pina; out of them the nail; out of them the battle bow; and out of them rulers together.
5 And they shall be as mighty men, who tread down their enemies in the mud of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because YHUH is with them and the riders on horses shall be confounded.
6 And I will strengthen Beit Yahudah and I will save Beit Yoseph and I will bring them back again; for I have rachamim upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I AM YHUH their Ahlohim and will hear them.
7 And they of Efrayim shall be like a mighty man and their lev shall rejoice as through wine: yes, their children shall see it and have gilah; their lev shall rejoice in YHUH.
8 I will whistle for them and gather them; for I have redeemed them: and they shall increase as they have increased.
9 And I will scatter them among the goyim: and they shall remember Me in far countries; and they shall live together with their children and return again.
10 I will bring them again also out of the land of Mitzrayim and gather them out of Ashshur; and I will bring them into the land of Gilad and Levanon; and yet these lands shall not be enough for them.
11 And He shall pass through the sea with affliction and shall smite the waves in the sea and all the depths of the river shall dry up: and the pride of Ashshur shall be brought down and the scepter of Mitzrayim shall depart away.
12 And I will strengthen them in YHUH; and they shall walk up and down in praise to His Name, and proclaim The Besorah of His Name says YHUH.
11 Open your doors, O Levanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.
2 Howl, O cypress; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O you oaks of Bashan; for the dense forest has come down.
3 There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their tifereth is ruined: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the forest and pride of Yarden is spoiled.
4 This says YHUH my Ahlohim; Feed the flock of the slaughter;
5 Whose owners slay them and hold themselves guiltless: and they that sell them say, Barchu-et-YHUH; for I am rich: and their own shepherds do not pity them.
6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, says YHUH: but, I will deliver the men every one into his neighbor’s hand and into the hand of his melech: and they shall smite the land and out of their hand I will not deliver them.
7 So I will feed the flock destined for slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took to Myself two staffs; the one I called Beauty and the other I called Unity; and I fed the flock.
8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one chodesh; and My very being despised them and their being also abhorred Me.
9 Then said I, I will not feed you: that which dies, let it die; and what is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one the flesh of another.
10 And I took My staff, even Beauty and cut it in half, that I might break My brit that I had made with all the non-Yisraelite peoples.
11 And it was broken in that yom: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon Me knew that it was The Word of YHUH.
12 And I said to them, If you think tov, give Me My price; and if not, refrain. So they weighed for My price thirty pieces of silver.
13 And YHUH said to me, Cast it to the potter: it is the splendid price that I was valued by them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver and cast them to the treasury in the Bayit of YHUH.
14 Then I cut asunder my other staff, even Unity, that I might break the brotherhood between Yahudah and Yisrael.
15 And YHUH said to me, Take again the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
16 For, look, I will raise up a shepherd in eretz Yisrael, which shall not visit those that are cut off, neither shall he seek the young ones, nor heal that which is broken, nor feed those that stand still: but he shall eat the flesh of the fat and tear their claws in pieces.
17 Woe to the idol shepherd that leaves the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm and upon his right eye: his arm shall wither and his right eye shall be blinded.
12 The burden of The Word of YHUH concerning Yisrael, says YHUH, who stretches forth the shamayim and lays the foundation of the earth and forms the ruach of man within him.
2 See, I will make Yahrushalayim a cup of trembling to all the people around her, when they shall be in the siege both against Yahudah and against Yahrushalayim.
3 And in that yom will I make Yahrushalayim a burdensome stone for all goyim: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the goyim of the land be gathered together against it.
4 In that yom, says YHUH, I will smite every horse with stupor and his rider with confusion: and I will open My eyes upon Beit Yahudah and will smite every horse of the goyim with blindness.
5 And the leaders of Yahudah shall say in their lev, The inhabitants of Yahrushalayim are stronger than we are in YHUH Tzevaot their Ahlohim.
6 In that yom will I make the leaders of Yahudah like a fire pot among the wood and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the peoples all around, on the right hand and on the left: and Yahrushalayim shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Yahrushalayim.
7 YHUH also shall save the tents of Yahudah first, so that the tifereth of Beit Dawid and the tifereth of the inhabitants of Yahrushalayim do not magnify themselves against Yahudah.
8 In that yom shall YHUH defend the inhabitants of Yahrushalayim; and he that is feeble among them in that yom shall be like Dawid; Beit Dawid shall be like Ahlohim, as The Malach-YHUH before them.
9 And it shall come to pass in that yom that I will seek to destroy all the goyim that come against Yahrushalayim.
10 And I will pour upon Beit Dawid, and upon the inhabitants of Yahrushalayim, The Ruach of unmerited chen and of rachamim: and they shall look upon Me, Aleph-Tau whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him, as one mourns for his only son and they will be in bitterness for Him, as one that is in bitterness for the loss of his bachor.
11 In that yom shall there be a great mourning in Yahrushalayim, as the mourning of Hadad-Rimmon in the Valley of Megiddo.
12 And the land shall mourn, every mishpacha apart; the mishpacha of Beit Dawid apart and their wives apart; the mishpacha of the bayit of Natan apart and their wives apart;
13 The mishpacha of Beit Lewi apart and their wives apart; the mishpacha of Shimei apart and their wives apart.
14 All the mishpachot that remain, every mishpacha apart and their wives apart.
13 In that yom there shall be a fountain opened to Beit Dawid and to the inhabitants of Yahrushalayim for sin and for uncleanness.
2 And it shall come to pass in that yom, says YHUH Tzevaot, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered: and also I will cause the neviim and the unclean ruach to pass out of the land.
3 And it shall come to pass, that when any shall yet prophesy, then his abba and his eema that begot him shall say to him, You shall not live; for you speak lies in the Name of YHUH: and his abba and his eema that begot him shall cut him in pieces when he prophesies.
4 And it shall come to pass in that yom that the neviim shall be ashamed everyone of his vision, when he has prophesied; neither shall they wear hairy skin to deceive:
5 But he shall say, I am not a navi, I am a farmer; for a man hired me to keep cattle from my youth.
6 And he shall say to Him, What are these wounds between Your hands? Then He shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the bayit of My chaverim.
7 Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd and against the Man that is My Fellow Companion, says YHUH Tzevaot: smite the Shepherd and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn My hand over the little ones.
8 And it shall come to pass, that in all eretz Yisrael, says YHUH, two parts in it shall be cut off and die; but the third part shall be left in it.
9 And I will bring the third part through the fire and will refine them as silver is refined and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on My Name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is My people Ami: and they shall say,YHUH is the Name of my Ahlohim!
14 See, Yom YHUH comes and your spoil shall be divided in the midst of you.
2 For I will gather all goyim against Yahrushalayim to battle; and the city shall be taken and the houses rifled and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.
3 Then shall YHUH go forth and fight against those goyim, as when He fought in the yom of battle.
4 And His feet shall stand in that yom upon the Har of Olives, which is before Yahrushalayim on the east, and the Har of Olives shall split in the middle toward the east and toward the west and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the har shall move toward the north and half of it toward the south.
5 And you shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Atzal: yes, you shall flee, like you fled from the earthquake in the yamim of Uziyahu melech of Yahudah: and YHUH Ahlohim shall come and all the kidushim with Him.
6 And in that yom, there is no ohr; it will be dark:
7 But it shall be one yom which shall be known to YHUH alone, not yom, or lyla: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be ohr.
8 And it shall be in that yom, that living mayim shall go out from Yahrushalayim; half of them toward the eastern sea and half of them toward the western sea: in summer and in winter it shall be.
9 And YHUH shall be Melech over all the earth: in that yom shall there be YHUH echad and His Name Echad.
10 All the land shall be changed into a plain from Geva to Rimmon south of Yahrushalayim: and it shall be lifted up and inhabited in its place, from Benyamin’s Gate to the place of the First Gate, to the Corner Gate and from the tower of Chanan-El to the melech’s winepresses.
11 And men shall dwell in it and there shall be no more utter destruction; but Yahrushalayim shall be safely inhabited.
12 And this shall be the plague with which YHUH will plague all the goyim that have fought against Yahrushalayim; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet and their eyes shall consume away in their sockets and their tongues will decay in their mouths.
13 And it shall come to pass in that yom, that a great confusion from YHUH shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbor and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor.
14 And Yahudah also shall fight at Yahrushalayim; and the wealth of all the surrounding goyim shall be gathered together, gold and silver and garments, in great abundance.
15 And so shall be the plague of the horse, of the mule, of the camel and of the donkey and of all the beasts that shall be in these tents, as this plague.
16 And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the goyim which came against Yahrushalayim shall even go up from year to year to worship The Melech, YHUH Tzevaot and to observe and guard Sukkot the Moed of Tabernacles.
17 And it shall be, that anyone who will not come up of all the mishpachot of the earth to Yahrushalayim to worship The Melech,YHUH Tzevaot, even upon them shall be no rain.
18 And if the mishpacha of Mitzrayim does not go up and enter in, they have no rain; this shall be the plague, by which YHUH will smite the goyim that do not come up to keep Sukkot the Moed of Tabernacles.
19 This shall be the punishment of Mitzrayim and the punishment of all the goyim that do not come up to observe and guard Sukkot The Moed of Tabernacles.
20 In that yom shall there be upon the bells of the horses, Kadosh-Le-YHUH; and the pots in YHUH’s Bayit shall be like the bowls before the altar.
21 Yes, every pot in Yahrushalayim and in Yahudah shall be kadosh to YHUH Tzevaot: and all they that sacrifice shall come and take them and cook in them: and in that yom there shall be no more Kanaanite merchants in the Bayit of YHUH Tzevaot. Ahmein. X
1:16 Speaking of historical return from Babylon, as well as an end-time application.
1:17 Restoration of the capital and the land, both in 500 BCE and in the end-times.
1:19 The four winds, or horns that have scattered both houses. These gentile nations are Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome.
1:21 The four carpenters are symbolic of the Spirit sent to offset the abuse of the four winds of exile and the four gentile nations that have abused Yisraelites in their exile.
2:4 In the final restoration under Messiah.
2:5 When Messiah as YAH reigns from Dawid’s throne.
2:6 Efrayim will return from the way in which he went.
2:7 Judah also will return.
2:8 Israel is and always will be the apple of His eye. The nations who were used by YAH to hold Israel in captivity in their exile, will all be judged by Messiah the King, for exceeding the correction appointed by YAH.
2:9 Messiah is returning to establish the kingdom, but also to punish the nations of their exile.
2:10 Here we have YAH-Messiah, living in Jerusalem, being sent by YAH. The duality of YAH is seen here.
2:11 We have Israel being joined with the nations, or Efrayim, as one people, in the days when Messiah comes to reign. Note that many nations will be joined to YAH , as YAH joins all nations into one people called “Israel.”
2:12 Restoration of the capital and Jewish-Israel.
3:1 A historical figure foreshadowing the real High Priest over Israel, Yahusha The Messiah
3:2 Duality of YAH. One rebukes s.a.tan and the other chooses Jerusalem.
3:4 Foreshadowing the conversion of the priesthood from dirty sinners to the righteousness of YAH , by the work of Messiah, as well as symbolizing the purity of the coming High Priest Messiah, who does the cleansing for all the other sons of Lewi.
3:7 A promise to all the kohanim, if they become cleansed by Messiah.
3:8 Other elders, or Zadokite kohanim.
3:8 YAH, speaking directly to Messiah, points the elders to Him and identifies Him as the Branch, or the Tsemach. A clear reference to The Messiah and High Priest being Messiah by Name.
3:9 The Stone is Messiah and the seven eyes are symbolic of perfection and perfect spiritual vision.
3:9 Now the Zadokite High priest called “Messiah,” called “the Stone with perfect vision and character,” is further identified as the One who will forgive the nation’s sin in a single day. We saw that occur in one day, the day He died on Golgotha and proclaimed, “it is finished.”
3:10 In the day that Israel and her leaders are cleansed, all the people trusting in YAH through Messiah the High Priest, will be considered neighbors, or equals and all will be dwelling, or sitting under the fig tree, a symbol of national Israel.
4:3 He saw two olive trees, both being congregations of Israel, both representing The Father, both sending forth an anointed witness, both producing an individual witness to prophecy and together both representing the whole people of Israel.
4:3 Additionally Revelation 11:4 makes mention of the same two olive trees seen by Zechariah here in chapter 4.
4:4 Most believers still can’t answer this question.
4:5 YAH is astounded by most people’s inability to pick up on the two-house concept. This same blindness was seen in Zachariah, even though he prophesied much about it.
4:9 “The word” speaks a prophecy that was fulfilled when Zeruvavel finished the building of the Temple.
4:10 Zechariah understands the rebuilding prophecy, but not the two olive trees as part of that rebuilding.
4:13 Still puzzled.
4:14 These two olive trees are the Two Houses (Isaiah 8:14, Jeremiah 31:31, Jeremiah 11:16-17), Two Nations (Ezekiel 35:10), Two Chosen Families (Jeremiah 33:24), Two Backslidden Sisters (Ezekiel 23:2-4), Two Olive Branches (Zechariah 4:11-14, Jeremiah 11:16-17), Two Sticks (Ezekiel 37:15-28), Two Witnesses (Revelation 11:3-4), Two Lamp Stands (Revelation 11:3), Two Silver Trumpets for the whole Assembly (Numbers 10:2-3), Two Advents (Hebrews 9:28), Two Cherubim (Exodus 25:18-20), Two Spies from Efrayim and Judah (Numbers 13: 6, 8), Two Congregations (Rev. 1:20), based on the principle that one lampstand equals one assembly.
4:14 In Messiah’s ministry, the mystery of Zechariah 4 is finally and fully revealed. The officces of High Preist & King are united.
5:2 Zechariah identifies the Torah as a large Torah not a missile.
5:3 In Hebrew Ha-Allah, or the false deity Allah. All those who openly break and defy Torah are cursed; specifically Muslims, who believe the Torah was corrupted by the Jews. Mohammad the Muslim prophet is the personification of the cursed state of an individual, or a nation breaking Torah.
5:3 Islam steals the land from both houses of Israel.
5:3 Contents of the blessing and curses in the Torah not a missile.
5:3 YAH is setting forth judgement for all those that try to steal the “land of Israel,” or heave it away. YAH is destroying these thieves under a curse for swearing and propagating a demonic faith falsely by the name of Allah, the Babylonian moon deity.
5:4 All those that swear falsely by the Torah and disobey it shall be killed, or cut off by it. All those that falsely claim Israel as their own land, shall suffer and bring a curse upon themselves and their children, as seen in Zechariah 5:3. The text “remain in their bayit/house,” is a reference to a generational curse. Have you not noticed how though Arab Muslim nations are rich and wealthy, they still cannot prosper in real practical terms for the man on the street. Why is this? The reason is given above, that these are the ones who make the false claims on the land of Israel and swear by Allah. The curse that they brought upon themselves is a generational curse in their midst. No one’s children can ever escape Islam without the blood of Messiah liberating them and breaking the curse. The only way to break this curse is through The Messiah by repentance and by acknowledging the promises of the Elohim of Israel to His chosen people Israel.
5:5 Come and see who the thief is that has gone forth to steal and destroy the land of Israel.
5:6 What/who is this cursed beast? Unlike the Torah scroll, which he could identify, Zechariah cannot identify the barrel of oil; therefore the barrel, or ephah cannot be a missile, since if it was he would have been able to identify both the missile’s shape and its barrel. Clearly the barrel is a different object, or a different vision, or a different part of the vision than the flying Torah scroll of verse one.
5:6 Now The Master is really identifying these people. The word “ephah” can be used for either gallons of liquid, or dry things, but here a liquid barrel of oil is in view; we are talking about barrels, what barrels? Barrels of oil. YAH is identifying a people with and sitting upon “gallons of oil” an economical wealth that affects the whole earth and the people identified are in the Middle East, confirmed by other references in the Bible such as Psalm 83, Ezekiel 35, Obadiah 1.
5:6 In Islam, is found the fullness of man’s bloodguilt and insane depravity.
5:7 Lifted up with talents of wealth leading to being lifted up, or puffed up, with pride and arrogance.
5:7 The woman in the midst of the oil barrel, sitting on fields and barrels of oil.
5:7 This woman (a city, or a range of location) sits in the middle of the oil! The talent is symbolic of the city that is controlling the economic cycles of the latter day nations. And who do you think this could be? The nations who control the economic cycles are the Arab nations with their oil. This woman, symbolic of a city, is in the midst of this entire black liquid (oil). Mecca/Saudi Arabia, or the daughter of Babylon!
5:8 YAH shuts down the oil barrel (economic collapse) and the woman (spiritual collapse) due to its/her wickedness.
5:8 The Master describes this city as wickedness reserved for mishpat with the lead weight i.e. its sins being very heavy and not removed. Casting the lead weight is also symbolic of devastation by war. War in Iraq. Islam vs. the Kittim, or the western nations (west of Cyprus)! Babylon was and remains the source of origin for all false religions birthed by Nimrod.
5:9 Symbolic of Mecca/Saudi Arabia and Babylon/Iraq, or Babylon and her daughter, the world’s two leading oil producers.
5:9 First there was one woman (city) now there are two women (two cities). These women (propagating false faith) are spreading false religion through their political clout i.e. through the barrel of oil and the blackmail of the petrodollar. They have a lot of economical power to move entire nations.
5:9 Unclean winds, or demonic moves and movements all emanating from these two women the mother and daughter of Babylon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
5:9 The stork is an unclean/unkosher bird and this faith and political/economic blackmail emanating from the two women is unclean and hazardous to the physical and spiritual well being of the nations, who drink her intoxicating oil, or wine of fornication. The picture of the stork is an unclean animal that spreads something foul. This is why the wings indicate spreading abroad through the unclean wind. Have we seen a revival of Islam since 9/11/01? Absolutely “yes,” as we are strangely finding more people becoming Muslims rather then less. Basically we are told this is the revival of Islam and the two cities in view are Babylon in Iraq and Mecca in Saudi Arabia. For USA, or Rome “beast proponents,” these criteria of two wicked women cannot be met! Let us not forget that the false religion of Islam came from Babylonia and Allah already existed before Muhammad proclaimed his own prophethood. He/it was formerly a statue, but Muhammad proclaimed him/it to be the unseen deity in heaven. So this monotheism was his invention and we have both cities in view propagating the same evil to lead people astray.
5:9 Trying to blackmail, or “hold up” the whole world to take the mark of the beast and turn against Israel. The mark of the beast is the very name of Allah, using oil as the bait.
5:9 Babylon the home base for all false religions birthed by Nimrod that made its way to the Arabian desert is being spread to all four corners of the globe, as Islam seeks to move its foul winds through the prince of the power of the air, the space between heaven and earth. Al Jazera and now Al Jazera TV Int’l are TV satellite networks and are two such examples of using the airwaves to spread this foul demonic faith.
5:10 Or, what is, or where is, the center and origin of this oil wealth blackmail and evil practice? The prophet enquires about where these evil people are heading, or where they are dwelling with this liquid barrel of black gold.
5:11 House of Saud, or house of opulence and wealth. Also a secondary reference to the Kabah, to be built as the future base of Islam, some 1,100 years in then future.
5:11 Iraq/Saudi Arabia both parts of ancient Babylon.
5:11 The base, or foundation of the Koran, not the Scriptures! Also Al Qaeda means “the base” in Arabic. The oil revenue [the ephah/barrel] is used to promote Al Qaeda as the base for global terrorist engagements.
5:11 The destruction of Mecca and Iraq, or “both women,” is clearly presented in the Bible. The harlot of Babylon will be ravaged. Muslims themselves will destroy and ravage Mecca (as taught even by Islam), while the western USA-UK coalition nations will destroy Babylon, that today are several modern Islamic nations, by being YAH’s weapons of indignation, since this is what The Master has proposed and it will be fulfilled.
6:8 These very well could be the four horsemen and chariots of the apocalypse in Revelation 6, which are designed to really get things going in Jacob’s Trouble. These horsemen are YAH’s mishpat on the unsaved and unrepentant living in Babylon’s Islamic ways. But just like Jeremiah 30:7, this verse states Jacob’s redeemed remnant will be saved out of Jacob’s Trouble by protection.
6:12 Another amazing prophecy of the High Priest named Joshua, anointed by YAH to rebuild the Temple of YAH. In Ephesians 2, we find this fulfilled as Yahusha The Messiah builds His Temple, with stones from both houses, fitly framed together. Even the word “see, or behold the man” is right from the evangels and was pronounced by Pontius Pilate. Certainly Messiah's Name appears as the King and Priest over Renewed Covenant Israel, several times in the First Covenant.
6:13 This anointed High Priest is also Israel’s King, who rebuilds the Temple. According to Torah, no mortal man can be both High Priest and King. Only YAH Himself in the person of Messiah can be both. The same Messiah, in the millennial age to come, will physically restore the Temple, first rebuilt in the Spirit realm of His universal body.
6:13 See notes on verses 12 and 13.
6:13 In addition, this Messiah Joshua will bring peace between the two roles of King and High Priest, as well as Judah and Efrayim. The reference to “both” is a direct link to the peace that will occur between both houses during His reign.
6:14 The Scepter over both houses remained in Judah until Messiah arrived.
6:15 The often-recurring Hebraic idiomatic expression always referring to the ten tribes of non-Jewish Israel. We see this term in such places as Daniel 9:7 and Ephesians 2:13. This is a clear indication that Efraimites will work along with Messiah to rebuild the spiritual and physical nation along with the Temple on Mt. Moriah.
6:15 Messiah talking in the first person.
7:3 The exiles of Judah wanted to know if they should continue fasting on the 9th day of the fifth month in commemoration of the destruction of the Temple, now that the Babylonian exile had ended.
7:11 Both houses.
7:14 Israel is in all the nations.
8:2 YAH states that He will be zealous for all of Zion, whom He misses and will bring all Israel back to Zion. Both the House of Judah and the House of Israel will return as seen in Zechariah 8:13.
8:3 Final fulfillment in the millennium.
8:4 Human longevity will be restored in the millennium.
8:6 If Israel's restoration is great on earth, how much more in heaven?
8:7 From the horror of both dispersions.
8:8 A reversal of the Lo-Ami curse of Hosea 1:9.
8:12 The latter-day Yisraelites will have all curses removed, as opposed to those of the years of former exile. The remnant of both houses will inherit all things through Messiah.
8:13 A confirmation that Israel’s remnant, will come into the blessing from both houses of Israel.
8:19 The 4th month fast commemorates the breach in Jerusalem’s walls.
8:19 The destruction of the Temple on the 9th of the 5th month.
8:19 The fast commemorating the murder of Gedaliah.
8:19 The fast commemorating the start of the siege against Jerusalem.
8:19 This is the answer to the question of those who came earlier from Medo-Persia wanting to know if they should continue in the various fasts of Judah, which were man-made. Here YAH says that in the great restoration of all things, He will take these various days of fasting like that of the 9th of the 5th month and the fast of Gedaliah in the 7th month and literally turn them into appointed times, somewhat equal and similar to the current feasts of Leviticus 23.
8:19 Efrayim will be invited and expected to rejoice with Judah, based on the principle of Yisraelite brotherhood to “rejoice with those who rejoice” as found in the Renewed Covenant.
8:20 The end of the exile in the age to come.
8:23 Ten tribes of Israel.
8:23 Literally “seek out.”
8:23 The ten tribes will come out of all nations speaking all languages – not Hebrew.
8:23 Fringes on a four-cornered garment.
8:23 In unity as one.
8:23 Efrayim goes with a remnant of Judah, who has come to know YAH as promised in Jeremiah 31:31. The idea that Efrayim is supposed to “take hold” of unredeemed Judah is not Scripturally based. This verse, taken in context with Jeremiah 31:31, states that Efrayim must join a born-again Spirit-filled Jew of the Renewed Covenant, in his, or her return.
9:9Fulfilled when Messiah entered Jerusalem to offer Jewish-Israel the kingdom.
9:10 Messiah will enter Jerusalem to bring peace between Efrayim and Judah as He cuts off the weapons and hearts bent towards war against each other. This two-house healing will then be extended from sea to sea over all nations on earth in His everlasting reign.
9:11 Lake of Fire.
9:11 The blood of Messiah and the brit He brings, will set all of Israel’s captives and exiles free by ending spiritual thirst.
9:12 Both houses are called “prisoners of hope.”
9:12 Double power to set both houses free.
9:13 Yawan in Hebrew, which according to Josephus is a place in western Turkey. Much of the end time attack on Israel will come from the former area of the eastern Greek empire now in modern Turkey.
9:13 The final end-time spiritual battle will be between Hebraic Nazarene culture in Torah and Greco-Roman culture that has imprisoned Israel’s children for 2,700 years. The plan of YAH to defeat this spiritual and religious bondage over the exiles of Israel is to reunite both houses into a physical and spiritual force, where truth and Torah replaces error and religion. Today and in the days ahead, YAH will continue to reunite us by filling the bow of Judah with the arrows of Efrayim, in the great end-time struggle for truth versus error.
9:14 He will “be seen,” or empower the sons of Zion, in their struggle to reclaim their Hebraic heritage and land.
9:14 Messiah will come alongside them, cover them in protection and return as lightning with the sound of the shofar and will arrive from the south, or from the House of Judah.
9:15 YAH will fight in this battle between cultures and fill Israel with the new wine of spiritual and military power, over all heathen influences found in the nation.
9:16 Both houses made into the one flock of His own choosing.
9:16 Twelve stones for the twelve tribes.
9:16 Part of the battle will be both houses fighting to retake all of the Biblical land promised to our fathers.
9:17 How fulfilling is the good fruit and taste of restoration.
10:4 The Scepter remained in Judah until Messiah arrived.
10:5 In the end-time Greco-Roman versus Zion spiritual battle.
10:6 YAH will regather both houses simultaneously in the end-times by His mercy. When we call, He will answer, as all is restored.
10:7 In the restoration, Efrayim will be raised up and no longer discarded as an outcast. They will be filled with the new wine of the Spirit and with newfound bravery, as they join with Judah in the battle against the sons of Greece and their culture.
10:8 YAH’s whistle is a shofar/rams horn.
10:8 YAH’s will is to regather Efrayim.
10:8 YAH even now is whistling for Efrayim’s return. They are being called out of the nations, in order to be redeemed and manifested to the world. They continue to increase spiritually in their return, even as when they increased in times past by physically filling the nations.
10:9 Hebraic idiom for Efraimite dispersions.
10:9 YAH promises a return of Efrayim from among the nations. Efrayim will be returning from among the nations, or nations in far-away places. They are not found totally in modern Judah as some teach, but in all the nations. YAH’s will is to revive Efrayim and their children in all nations and far-away places.
10:10So massive will be Efrayim’s end-time revival and return to the land of Israel, that no room will be found for their housing in Judah, so they will have to settle in all the land promised to the patriarchs, such as in Lebanon and the eastern side of Jordan in modern-day Jordan and Iraq.
10:11 All the lands of their exile will no longer be able to hold Efrayim captive, as YAH overcomes their strongholds.
10:12 DSS, LXX.
10:12 Efrayim’s strength in their latter-day return will be resting and strengthening themselves in the true Name of YAH. Notice that their return is linked to the knowledge of the Name of The Father.
10:12 Aramaic Peshitta.
11:2 The prophesied destruction of the Temple on Mt. Moriah in 70 CE.
11:6 Babylonian exile.
11:7 Beauty is Messiah broken for us and for the Unity of Israel in the Set Aprt Spirit.
11:7 YAH will rescue both houses from destruction and will feed them truth.
11:8 The wicked, Pharisees, Saducees & Scribes of Messiah’s day.This happened in 70 AD on the 9th Day of Month 5, Tisha B’Áv.
11:8 Three sons of King Ahaziah.
11:9 YAH’s attitude towards the kings of both houses, who were in the most part wicked.
11:12 Messiah betrayed for thirty pieces of silver.
11:13 The rejection of Messiah, the “beauty of the brit” for thirty pieces of silver, was pre-figured in the breaking of the staff called Beauty.
11:14 The breaking of the second staff was to show that the Unity between Judah and Efrayim was still broken even after the return of Judah from Babylon. Zechariah sealed the display of that broken brotherhood by breaking his staff called “Unity,” or “Binders,” symbolizing the dissolution of all prior remaining unity. If the Jewish people today are all Israel as many falsely teach, then the staff should not have been broken because according to this false notion, brotherhood was restored at the time of Ezra and Nehemiah. But YAH shows us differently, since Zechariah ministered after the 70-year discipline was over.
11:16 Israel’s unity.
11:16 Who are still in the land of Israel.
11:16 The end-time anti messiah is a shepherd on behalf of Allah that cares nothing about the welfare of both houses.
11:17 Woe to those who follow the anti messiah and his calling to promote the beast by converting people to Islam due to fear, or intimidation, as the sword of Islam will harm them both physically and blind them to spiritual truth.
12:2 This is not a one world government attack on Jerusalem by all nations as some erroneously teach, but specifically the end time beast system of Islamic nations in confederacy that is made up of all the former middle east world empires. The surrounding nations around Jerusalem are all Islamic nations of the revived end time beast system. Jews and Christians and other western nations will not be involved in this attack.
12:2 Final end-time battle for Jerusalem.
12:3 The Islamic nations would be better off keeping their nose out of YAH’s business of restoration, but if they don’t, they will be destroyed.
12:3 In context all the nations of the Middle East surrounding Israel. Not all the worlds’ nations as the one-world government teachers propose.
12:3 The Islamic confederacy end time beast nations come against Jerusalem to wrestle it away from the people of Israel by any means possible.
12:6 Not all nations, but only all those around Jerusalem in the Islamic confederacy.
12:6 YAH will make the Jewish military unbeatable.
12:7 In other words, they will be the first to return to the land of Israel before Efrayim, as began in 1948 and continues.
12:7 The other non-Jewish tribes in the House of Dawid.
12:7 Others such as non-Yisraelite inhabitants.
12:7 YAH will bring all the House of Dawid back to the land, but not before Judah, so that the Efraimites cannot magnify themselves over Judah, by reinforcing the error of Replacement Theology, which teaches that non-Jewish believers who break Torah somehow become the “New Israel.”
12:8 Unbeatable in power and might, against all Islamic nations seeking to remove Jerusalem from Israel’s care.
12:8 Israel will be as strong as Messiah Himself.
12:10 All 12 tribes.
12:10 YAH was pierced in the first person.
12:10 Both houses will see Messiah.
12:10 Israel will mourn over YAH’s first and only brought-forth Son.
12:11 The great mourning for King Josiah slain at Megiddo in 2 Kings 23:29-30.
12:12 The term “apart” indicates orthodox Jewish people, who do religious activity where men and women are separate.
13:1 Last days.
13:1 The fountain of redemption blood from Emanuel’s veins.
13:2 Messiah is returning to remove all false names for YAH out of the land of Israel by force, since man did not act when given the freedom to do so unilaterally. This would include the mark of the beast or the name of Allah.
13:2 Renewal of the people and their land.
13:7 Messiah smitten and the sheep scattered in the remez/hint level of Hebraic understanding.
13:8 In the final battle for the land, only Jerusalem will be as strong as Elohim and will be the safest part of the land in which to be.
13:9 The inhabitants of Jerusalem and the true remnant of Israel, will all know and call on His Name and no longer suppress it.
13:9 Not any other false title, or name.
14:2 Zechariah 12:2 qualifies that the ‘all’ here means all the people, or heathen nations surrounding Jerusalem, meaning the Islamic neighboring countries, not all the worlds nations. Zechariah 14:14 also confirms this truth.
14:2 The city will be temporarily overcome until Messiah goes forth. This does not contradict other prophecies speaking of Jerusalem’s might and strength in the final battle of this age. This is seen as just a temporary low tide of battle.
14:4 Messiah returns as promised in Acts 1:11.
14:4 In order to form the Valley of Jehosaphat and to clear the way for mankind to head west back into paradise.
14:5 These are the resurrected believers from both the First and Renewed Covenant.
14:6 His coming will light up the earth around the globe so that every eye shall see Him, but He comes against the background of pitch darkness.
14:9 His Name and His people who bear His Name will alone be left standing in the age to come.
14:12 YAH will visit the attackers with nuclear fallout.
14:14 End time beast nations.
14:14 As promised in Torah, Israel would be the eternal head and not the tail in the age to come. As such, they inherit the wealth of all the surrounding oil rich Islamic neighbors defeated by Messiah.
14:16 Every subdued and defeated nation will worship YAH in the person of Messiah and observe Torah, including the feasts.
14:17 Drought is the punishment for breaking Torah and not observing the feasts. All nations will observe the feasts in the millennium, so they cannot be “Jewish feasts,” or the exclusive possession of Jewish-Israel.
14:21 Islamists will no longer be found on the Temple Har, or in the capital of Israel.