A Vision of a Golden Lampstand1And athe angel who talked with me came again band woke me, like a man who is awakened out of his sleep. 2And he said to me, “What do you see?” I said, “I see, and behold, ca lampstand all of gold, with a bowl on the top of it, and dseven lamps on it, with seven lips on each of the lamps that are on the top of it. 3And there are etwo olive trees by it, one on the right of the bowl and the other on its left.” 4And I said to fthe angel who talked with me, “What are these, my lord?” 5Then the angel who talked with me answered and said to me, g“Do you not know what these are?” I said, “No, my lord.” 6Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to hZerubbabel: iNot by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts. 7Who are you, jO great mountain? Before kZerubbabel lyou shall become a plain. And he shall bring forward mthe top stone amid shouts of ‘Grace, grace to it!’”
8Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 9 n“The hands of oZerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also pcomplete it. qThen you will know that the Lord of hosts has sent me to you. 10 rFor whoever has despised the day of small things shall rejoice, and shall see sthe plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel.
t“These seven uare the eyes of the Lord, vwhich range through the whole earth.” 11Then I said to him, “What are these wtwo olive trees on the right and the left of the lampstand?” 12And a second time I answered and said to him, “What are these xtwo branches of the olive trees, which are beside the two golden pipes from which the golden oil ▼
▼Hebrew lacks oilis poured out?” 13He said to me, z“Do you not know what these are?” I said, “No, my lord.” 14Then he said, aa“These are the two anointed ones ▼
▼Hebrew two sons of new oilwho stand by acthe Lord of the whole earth.”
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