Zechariah 5

The Flying Scroll

Then I lifted up my eyes again and looked, and behold, there was a flying a scroll. And he said to me, b What do you see?” And I answered, “I see a flying scroll; its length is twenty
I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
cubits and its width ten cubits.”
Then he said to me, “This is the d curse that is going forth over the face of the whole
Or earth
land; surely everyone who f steals will be purged away according to
Lit it
the writing on one side, and everyone who h swears will be purged away according to
Lit it
the writing on the other side.
“I will j make it go forth,” declares the  Lord of hosts, “and it will k enter the house of the l thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and m consume it with its timber and stones.”

Then n the angel who was speaking with me went out and said to me, “Lift up now your eyes and see what this is going forth.” I said, “What is it?” And he said, “This is the
I.e. Approx one bu
p ephah going forth.” Again he said, “This is their
Lit eye; some ancient versions read iniquity
appearance in all the
Or earth
(and behold, a lead cover was lifted up); and this is a woman sitting inside the ephah.” Then he said, “This is s Wickedness!” And he threw her down into the middle of the ephah and cast the lead weight on its
Lit mouth
Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and there two women were coming out with the wind in their wings; and they had wings like the wings of a u stork, and they lifted up the ephah between the earth and the heavens. 10 I said to the angel who was speaking with me, “Where are they taking the ephah?” 11 Then he said to me, “To build a
Lit house
temple for her in the land of w Shinar; and when it is prepared, she will be set there on her own pedestal.”
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