Zechariah 1
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1In the eighth month, in the second year of Daryavesh (Darius) [lord], came the word of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) unto Z’kharyah [Yehovah remembers], the son of Berekhyah [Yehovah blesses], the son of ‘Iddo [His witness] the prophet, saying,
2The Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) has been sore displeased with your fathers.
3Therefore say youi unto them, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]; Turn you2f unto me, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies], and I will turn unto you, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
4Be you2f not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets have cried, saying, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]; Turn you2f now from your evil ways, and [from] your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
5Your fathers, where [are] they? and the prophets, do they live forever?
6But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies] thought to do unto us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, so has he dealt with us.
7Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which [is] the month Sh’vat [a rod], in the second year of Daryavesh (Darius) [lord], came the word of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) unto Z’kharyah [Yehovah remembers], the son of Berekhyah [Yehovah blesses], the son of ‘Iddo [His witness] the prophet, saying,
8I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that [were] in the bottom; and behind him [were there] red horses, speckled, and white.
9Then said I, O my lord, what [are] these? And the angel that talked with me said unto me, I will show youi what these [be].
10And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These [are they] whom the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) has sent to walk to and fro through the earth.
11And they answered the angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) that stood among the myrtle trees, and said, We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sits still, and is at rest.
12Then the angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) answered and said, O Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies], how long will youi not have mercy on Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace] and on the cities of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised], against which youi have had indignation these threescore and ten years?
13And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) answered the angel that talked with me [with] good words [and] comfortable words.
14So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry youi, saying, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]; I am jealous for Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace] and for Tziyon [parched place] with a great jealousy.
15And I am very sore displeased with the heathen [that are] at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.
16Therefore thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate); I am returned to Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace] with mercies: my house shall be built in it, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies], and a line shall be stretched forth upon Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace].
17Cry yet, saying, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) shall yet comfort Tziyon [parched place], and shall yet choose Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace].
18Then lifted I up my eyes, and saw, and behold four horns.
19And I said unto the angel that talked with me, What [be] these? And he answered me, These [are] the horns which have scattered Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised], Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God], and Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace].
20And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) showed me four carpenters.
21Then said I, What come these to do? And he spoke, saying, These [are] the horns which have scattered Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised], so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to frighten (make afriad) them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up [their] horn over the land of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] to scatter it.

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