Zechariah 6


Vision of the Four Chariots and Horses

1And I turned, and lifted my eyes; and I beheld, and behold, four chariots going forth from out of the midst of two mountains; and the mountains were mountains of brass. 2With the [2chariot 1first 4horses 3reddish]; and with the [2chariot 1second 4horses 3black]; 3and with the [2chariot 1third 4horses 3white]; and with the [2chariot 1fourth 4horses 3spotted] and dapple-gray. 4And I answered and said to the angel, the one speaking with me, What are these, O lord? 5And [3answered 1the 2angel], the one speaking with me. And he said, These are the four winds of the heaven, and they go forth to stand beside the Lord of all the earth, 6with which were [3horses 1the 2black] -- they went forth upon the land of the north; and the white -- they went forth after them; and the spotted -- they went forth upon the land of the south, 7and dapple-gray -- they went forth, and they looked to travel about the earth. And he said, Go and travel about the earth! And they traveled about the earth. 8And he yelled out and spoke to me, saying Behold, the ones going forth upon the land of the north caused rest for my rage in the land of the north. 9And came to pass the word of the  lord to me, saying, 10Take the ones of the captivity from the rulers, and from its profitable ones, and from the ones recognizing it! And you shall enter in that day, into the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah, the one having come from out of Babylon.

A Crown for Joshua the Priest

11And you shall take silver and gold, and you shall make crowns, and you shall place upon the head of Joshua the son of Josedech the [2priest 1great]. 12And you shall say to him, Thus says the  lord almighty, Behold, a male, Rising is his name; and from beneath him he shall rise and shall build the house of the  lord. 13And he shall receive virtue, and shall sit and rule upon his throne; and there shall be a priest at his right. And [2counsel 1peaceable] will be between both. 14But the crown will be to the ones waiting, and to the ones profitable of her, and to the ones recognizing her, and for the favor of the son of Zephaniah, and for a psalm in the house of the  lord. 15And the ones far from them shall come, and they shall build in the house of the  lord. And you shall know that the  lord almighty has sent me to you; and it will be as if ones listening should have listened to the voice of the  lord your God.
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