Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 10 – 20170925

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Zechariah 10:1-2  “…The LORD will make flashing clouds; He will give them showers of rain…idols speak delusion; The diviners envision lies, And tell false dreams; They comfort in vain…” God is the one who gives, not idols or other false gods.  Yes, He has set some things in motion that come . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 10 – 20170925

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 9 – 20170921

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Zechariah 9:1  “The burden of the word of the LORD…” Prophecy regarding something, known as a burden.

1  “…the land of Hadrach…” Commentary says part of Syria.  Not mentioned in ancient histories.  Probably regional name.

2  “…Hamath…” Syrian kingdom.

3-4  “Tyre built herself a tower…the Lord will cast her out; He . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 9 – 20170921

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 8 – 20170920

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Zechariah 8:1  “…the word of the LORD of hosts came, saying…” This and the phrase thus says the LORD is repeated a great deal throughout the chapter.  Not sure if Zechariah was trying to impress God’s authorship to the messages or if he just mentions it each time God told him . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 8 – 20170920

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 7 – 20170917

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Zechariah 7:1  “…fourth year of King Darius…” Still under Medo/Persian control so still using their time reference.

3  “…to ask the priests who were in the house of the LORD of hosts…” The people send representatives to the temple, which hasn’t been completed yet, to ask if they need to continue . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 7 – 20170917

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 6 – 20170915

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Zechariah 6:1-3  “…four chariots…between two mountains…of bronze…red horses…black horses…white horses…dappled horses–strong” Four chariots coming from between two bronze mountains, or in the valley, each pulled by different colored horses.  One commentary mentioned the word strong could have been bay or reddish-brown color of the horses.  Somewhat reminiscent of the four horsemen . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 6 – 20170915

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 5 – 20170913

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Zechariah 5:2  “…I see a flying scroll. Its length is twenty cubits and its width ten cubits.” Scroll flying through the air, or hovering.  It’s unrolled completely so he can see how long and wide it is and apparently that it has writing on both sides.

3  “…Every thief shall be . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 5 – 20170913

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 4 – 20170911

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Zechariah 4:3  “Two olive trees are by it…” Reference the two witnesses of Revelation 11.

NOTE:  Have to read the entire chapter to understand what is being done and said.  At first it doesn’t appear that Zechariah’s question is answered, and he actually asks it a second time.  But if you . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 4 – 20170911

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 3 – 20170907

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Zechariah 3:1  “…Joshua the high priest…” Commentaries say Zechariah was a contemporary of Haggai, they prophesied at the same time.  Haggai 1:1 tells us that Joshua was the high priest at that time.

1  “…Angel of the LORD…” Reference to pre-incarnate Christ.

1  “…Satan standing at his right hand to oppose . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 3 – 20170907

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 2 – 20170905

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Zechariah 2:2-5  “…To measure Jerusalem…Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls…I will be the glory in her midst” To measure something, to establish it’s dimensions, to settle its existence.  It will happen.  At some future point, Jerusalem will be inhabited without the need for walls for God Himself will be . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 2 – 20170905

Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 1 – 20170903

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Zechariah 1:1  “…second year of Darius…” According to the intro in the commentary, he was a prophet to the exiles returning to the land.  Still under the control of Darius, the Medo/Persian empire.

4  “Do not be like your fathers…” He opens with a call to repentance and an admonition to . . . → Read More: Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 1 – 20170903