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the Lord. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
rain, &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 11:14 ) = rain of rain = copious rains. App-92 .
so, &c. Render: "of Jehovah Who maketh. and giveth".
shall make = Who maketh.
and give = and giveth.
them. Some codices, with Syriac, read "you".
idols. Hebrew. teraphim, or household gods. These cannot give rain (Jeremiah 14:22 ). vanity trash.
a flock = he-goats: i.e. bell-wethers. Compare Isaiah 14:9 . Jeremiah 51:40 .
punished = shall visit upon.
the LORD of hosts . See note on Zechariah 1:3 .
goodly horse = majestic war-horse.
him : i.e. Judah (Zechariah 10:3 ), Compare Jeremiah 30:21 .
came forth = went forth.
the corner = the corner-stone (Matthew 21:42 ) = Messiah.
nail = tent-pin, or peg. Compare Isaiah 22:23 .
the battle bow . Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Part), App-6 , for all kinds of weapons.
oppressor = governor, or ruler.
streets = lanes, or out-places.
God. Hebrew. Elohim . App-4 .
hear = answer.
they . A special various reading called Sevir ( App-34 ), reads "he".
they of Ephraim, &c. - they (or he) shall be as a mighty one (or warrior) of Ephraim.
as through wine = as wine [snaketh the heart to rejoice]. Psalms 104:15 .
wine . Hebrew. yayin, App-7
children = sons.
hiss : or, signal. The figure is borrowed from bee -keepers (Isaiah 5:26 ; Isaiah 7:18 ).
have increased = did increase [before]. Compare Ex, Zechariah 1:7 .
sow. Compare Hosea 2:23 .
people = peoples. they shall remember Me. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 30:1 ).
live with, &c. = live, and return with.
turn = return.
I will bring them again , &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 30:3 , Deuteronomy 30:5 ). See App-92 .
place. Supply: "[the necessary room]".
And = Though.
he . Septuagint reads "they".
with = of. Gen, of Apposition. See App-17 .
the river : i.e. the Nile.
walkup and down , &c. = walk (habitually). Reference to Pentateuch (Genesis 5:24 ; Genesis 6:9 ; Genesis 17:1 ). App-92 . Compare Micah 4:5 ; Micah 6:8 .
saith the LORD = [is] Jehovah's oracle.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Zechariah 10". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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