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Zechariah 11

Introduction

Overview

Zechariah 11:1, The destruction of Jerusalem; Zechariah 11:3, The elect being cared for, the rest are rejected; Zechariah 11:10, The staves of Beauty and Bands broken by the rejection of Christ; Zechariah 11:15, The type and curse of a foolish shepherd.

Verse 1

O Lebanon: Zechariah 10:10, Jeremiah 22:6, Jeremiah 22:7, Jeremiah 22:23, Habakkuk 2:8, Habakkuk 2:17, Haggai 1:8

that: Zechariah 14:1, Zechariah 14:2, Deuteronomy 32:22, Matthew 24:1, Matthew 24:2, Luke 19:41-Acts :, Luke 21:23, Luke 21:24

Reciprocal: Isaiah 2:13 - General Isaiah 10:34 - Lebanon Isaiah 29:17 - the fruitful Isaiah 33:9 - Lebanon Isaiah 37:24 - General Jeremiah 6:5 - let us destroy Jeremiah 21:14 - in the Jeremiah 52:13 - burned Ezekiel 20:46 - the forest Hosea 8:1 - the house Amos 8:3 - the songs Amos 9:1 - Smite Matthew 23:38 - General Luke 13:35 - your Luke 21:6 - there Luke 21:22 - all Acts 6:14 - that

Verse 2

Howl: Isaiah 2:12-Esther :, Isaiah 10:33, Isaiah 10:34, Ezekiel 31:2, Ezekiel 31:3, Ezekiel 31:17, Amos 6:1, Nahum 3:8-Psalms :, Luke 23:31

mighty: or, gallants

for: Isaiah 32:15-Psalms :, Ezekiel 20:46

forest of the vintage: or, defenced forest

Reciprocal: Isaiah 2:13 - General Isaiah 14:8 - General Isaiah 29:17 - the fruitful Isaiah 32:19 - on the Isaiah 37:24 - General Jeremiah 22:23 - Lebanon Jeremiah 46:22 - and come Ezekiel 15:2 - among Ezekiel 27:6 - the oaks Ezekiel 30:2 - Howl Ezekiel 30:9 - great Ezekiel 31:9 - all the trees Ezekiel 32:10 - and they Amos 9:1 - Smite Nahum 2:3 - the fir trees Zephaniah 1:11 - Howl Haggai 1:8 - to Matthew 23:38 - General Luke 13:35 - your James 5:1 - weep Revelation 18:9 - shall bewail

Verse 3

a voice: Zechariah 11:8, Zechariah 11:15-Esther :, Jeremiah 25:34-Zephaniah :, Joel 1:13, Amos 8:8, Zephaniah 1:10, Matthew 15:14, Matthew 23:13-Micah :, James 5:1-Joshua :

for their: 1 Samuel 4:21, 1 Samuel 4:22, Isaiah 65:15, Jeremiah 7:4, Jeremiah 7:11-2 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 26:6, Ezekiel 24:21-Lamentations :, Hosea 1:9, Hosea 1:10, Hosea 10:5, Zephaniah 3:11, Matthew 3:7-2 Samuel :, Matthew 21:43-Romans :, Acts 6:11-2 Chronicles :, Acts 22:21, Acts 22:22, Romans 11:7-2 Kings :

a voice: Psalms 22:21, Jeremiah 2:30, Ezekiel 19:3-Joshua :, Zephaniah 3:3, Matthew 23:31-Zechariah :, Acts 7:52

for the pride: Jeremiah 49:19, Jeremiah 50:44

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:9 - secretly Isaiah 5:29 - roaring Jeremiah 51:38 - roar Ezekiel 19:2 - young lions Ezekiel 30:9 - great Ezekiel 38:13 - with Zephaniah 1:11 - Howl John 10:2 - the shepherd 1 Peter 5:8 - as Revelation 18:9 - shall bewail

Verse 4

Lord: Zechariah 14:5, Isaiah 49:4, Isaiah 49:5, John 20:17, Ephesians 1:3

Feed: Zechariah 11:7, Isaiah 40:9-1 Kings :, Ezekiel 34:23, Ezekiel 34:24, Micah 5:4, Matthew 15:24, Matthew 23:37, Luke 19:41-Acts :, John 21:15-Esther :, Romans 15:8

Reciprocal: Psalms 78:71 - feed Jeremiah 50:6 - their shepherds Micah 3:2 - pluck Zechariah 13:7 - my shepherd John 10:1 - the same John 10:8 - came Acts 20:28 - to feed

Verse 5

possessors: Jeremiah 23:1, Jeremiah 23:2, Ezekiel 22:25-Daniel :, Ezekiel 34:2, Ezekiel 34:3, Ezekiel 34:10, Micah 3:1-Leviticus :, Micah 3:9-2 Kings :, Matthew 23:14, John 16:2

hold: Jeremiah 2:3, Jeremiah 50:7

sell: Genesis 37:26-Hosea :, 2 Kings 4:1, Nehemiah 5:8, Matthew 21:12, Matthew 21:13, 2 Peter 2:3, Revelation 18:13

Blessed: Deuteronomy 29:19-Ecclesiastes :, Hosea 12:8, 1 Timothy 6:5-2 Samuel :

and their: Ezekiel 34:4, Ezekiel 34:6, Ezekiel 34:18, Ezekiel 34:19, Ezekiel 34:21, John 10:1, John 10:12, John 10:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:3 - and blesseth Lamentations 2:2 - swallowed Micah 3:2 - pluck Zechariah 10:3 - anger Zechariah 11:6 - I will no Luke 10:2 - are John 10:2 - the shepherd 1 Timothy 6:9 - they Revelation 3:17 - I am Revelation 18:15 - which

Verse 6

I will no: Zechariah 11:5, Isaiah 27:11, Ezekiel 8:18, Ezekiel 9:10, Hosea 1:6, Matthew 18:33-Habakkuk :, Matthew 22:7, Matthew 23:35-Zechariah :, Luke 19:43, Luke 19:44, Luke 21:22-Jeremiah :, 1 Thessalonians 2:16, Hebrews 10:26-Obadiah :, James 2:13

deliver: Heb. make to be found, Zechariah 11:9, Zechariah 11:14, Zechariah 8:10, Isaiah 3:5, Isaiah 9:19-Ecclesiastes :, Jeremiah 13:14, Micah 7:2-Judges :, Haggai 2:22, Matthew 10:21, Matthew 10:34-Zephaniah :, Matthew 24:10, Luke 12:52, Luke 12:53, Luke 21:16, Luke 21:17

into the: Daniel 9:26, Daniel 9:27, Matthew 22:7, John 19:15

they shall: Malachi 4:6

and out: Psalms 50:22, Hosea 2:10, Micah 5:8, Micah 6:14, Hebrews 2:3, Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:27

Reciprocal: Lamentations 2:2 - swallowed Lamentations 2:21 - thou hast killed Lamentations 5:8 - there Ezekiel 5:11 - neither shall Ezekiel 7:4 - mine Zechariah 11:11 - knew Zechariah 13:8 - two Matthew 23:38 - General

Verse 7

I will: Zechariah 11:4, Zechariah 11:11, Zechariah 13:8, Zechariah 13:9

even you, O poor: or, verily the poor, Isaiah 11:4, Isaiah 61:1, Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 5:5, Zephaniah 3:12, Matthew 11:5, Mark 12:37, James 2:5

staves: Zechariah 11:10, Zechariah 11:14, Leviticus 27:32, 1 Samuel 17:40, 1 Samuel 17:43, Psalms 23:4

one: Psalms 133:1-Leviticus :, Ezekiel 37:16-Isaiah :, John 17:21-Isaiah :

Bands: or, Binders, John 10:16, Ephesians 2:13-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 1:19 - beauty Psalms 72:4 - He shall judge Isaiah 14:32 - and the Ezekiel 34:22 - will I Zechariah 13:7 - my shepherd Luke 12:51 - General Luke 14:21 - Go Acts 4:27 - the people Romans 15:26 - the poor

Verse 8

in: Hosea 5:7, Matthew 23:34-Zephaniah :, Matthew 24:50, Matthew 24:51

and my: Leviticus 26:11, Leviticus 26:30, Leviticus 26:44, Deuteronomy 32:19, Psalms 5:5, Psalms 78:9, Psalms 106:40, Jeremiah 12:8, Jeremiah 14:21, Hosea 9:15, Hebrews 10:38

loathed them: Heb. was straitened for them, Isaiah 49:7, Luke 12:50, Luke 19:14, John 7:7, John 15:18, John 15:23-Lamentations :

Reciprocal: Leviticus 20:23 - therefore Leviticus 26:43 - their soul 1 Samuel 13:4 - was had in abomination 1 Kings 11:25 - abhorred 1 Kings 22:8 - but I hate him Job 30:10 - abhor me Psalms 11:5 - wicked Psalms 78:59 - greatly Psalms 88:8 - made Psalms 89:38 - and Proverbs 13:5 - is Proverbs 29:27 - General Isaiah 1:14 - I am weary Isaiah 53:3 - despised Jeremiah 6:8 - lest Jeremiah 7:29 - for Jeremiah 14:19 - hath Jeremiah 22:22 - thy pastors Ezekiel 14:5 - estranged Ezekiel 16:45 - that loatheth Ezekiel 23:18 - then Hosea 4:5 - and the prophet Hosea 4:6 - I will also reject Amos 6:8 - I abhor Zephaniah 2:1 - O nation Zechariah 11:3 - a voice Matthew 21:41 - He will Matthew 24:21 - General Matthew 27:22 - What Matthew 27:41 - General Mark 8:13 - General Luke 12:51 - General Luke 23:2 - they Luke 23:23 - General Luke 24:44 - in the prophets John 10:2 - the shepherd John 17:14 - the world Acts 4:27 - the people Revelation 3:16 - I will spue thee out

Verse 9

I will: Jeremiah 23:33, Jeremiah 23:39, Matthew 13:10, Matthew 13:11, Matthew 21:43, Matthew 23:38, Matthew 23:39, John 8:21, John 8:24, John 12:35, Acts 13:46, Acts 13:47, Acts 28:26-Hosea :

that that dieth: Psalms 69:22-Hosea :, Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 43:11, Matthew 15:14, Matthew 21:19, Revelation 22:11

and let: Deuteronomy 28:53-Titus :, Isaiah 9:19-Ecclesiastes :, Jeremiah 19:9, Ezekiel 5:10

another: Heb. his fellow, or, neighbour

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 6:8 - lest Jeremiah 7:29 - for Jeremiah 14:19 - hath Hosea 4:6 - I will also reject Zechariah 11:6 - deliver Zechariah 11:14 - I cut Matthew 24:21 - General Mark 8:13 - General Revelation 3:16 - I will spue thee out

Verse 10

Beauty: Zechariah 11:7, Psalms 50:2, Psalms 90:17, Ezekiel 7:20-Song of Solomon :, Ezekiel 24:21, Daniel 9:26, Luke 21:5, Luke 21:6, Luke 21:32, Acts 6:13, Acts 6:14, Romans 9:3-Deuteronomy :

that: Numbers 14:34, 1 Samuel 2:30, Psalms 89:39, Jeremiah 14:21, Jeremiah 31:31, Jeremiah 31:32, Ezekiel 16:59-2 Peter :, Hosea 1:9, Galatians 3:16-Job :, Hebrews 7:17-Song of Solomon :, Hebrews 8:8-1 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:19 - brake them Judges 2:1 - I will never 2 Samuel 1:19 - beauty Psalms 23:4 - thy rod Jeremiah 48:17 - How Luke 12:51 - General

Verse 11

so: etc. or, the poor of the flock, etc. certainly knew, poor. Zechariah 11:7, Psalms 69:33, Psalms 72:12-2 Chronicles :, Isaiah 14:32, Zephaniah 3:12, Luke 7:22, Luke 19:48, James 2:5, James 2:6

that waited: Isaiah 8:17, Isaiah 26:8, Isaiah 26:9, Isaiah 40:31, Lamentations 3:25, Lamentations 3:26, Micah 7:7, Luke 2:25, Luke 2:38, Luke 23:51, Acts 1:21, Acts 1:22

knew: Zechariah 11:6, Leviticus 26:38-1 Corinthians :, Deuteronomy 28:49-Judith :, Deuteronomy 31:21, Deuteronomy 31:29, Deuteronomy 32:21-Luke :, Luke 24:49-2 Thessalonians :, Romans 11:7-2 Kings :, James 5:1-Joshua :

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:19 - brake them Psalms 72:4 - He shall judge Jeremiah 14:21 - remember Jeremiah 32:8 - Then I Zechariah 12:7 - save Zechariah 13:7 - I will turn Mark 1:37 - All Luke 4:18 - to preach Luke 6:20 - Blessed Luke 12:51 - General Luke 14:21 - Go Romans 15:26 - the poor

Verse 12

ye think good: Heb. it be good in your eyes, 1 Kings 21:2, 2 Chronicles 30:4, *marg.

give: Matthew 26:15, John 13:2, John 13:27-Amos :

So: Genesis 37:28, Exodus 21:32, Matthew 26:15, Mark 14:10, Mark 14:11, Luke 22:3-Joshua :

Reciprocal: Genesis 23:16 - weighed Leviticus 27:4 - thirty shekels Isaiah 53:3 - despised Jeremiah 32:9 - seventeen shekels of silver Matthew 27:9 - And they Luke 22:5 - and covenanted

Verse 13

Cast: Isaiah 54:7-2 Samuel :, Matthew 27:3-2 Samuel :, Matthew 27:12, Acts 1:18, Acts 1:19

a goodly: Isaiah 53:2, Isaiah 53:3, Acts 4:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:34 - thus Esau Genesis 37:28 - sold Exodus 21:32 - General Leviticus 27:4 - thirty shekels Jeremiah 32:9 - seventeen shekels of silver Matthew 26:15 - thirty Matthew 27:9 - And they Mark 9:12 - set Luke 22:5 - and covenanted

Verse 14

I cut: Zechariah 11:9, Isaiah 9:21, Isaiah 11:13, Ezekiel 37:16-Proverbs :, Matthew 24:10, Acts 23:7-2 Samuel :, Galatians 5:15, James 3:14, James 3:16, James 4:1-Leviticus :

Bands: or, Binders, Zechariah 11:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:19 - brake them Psalms 23:4 - thy rod Zechariah 11:6 - deliver Mark 3:24 - General Luke 12:51 - General 1 Peter 2:17 - Love

Verse 15

a foolish: Isaiah 6:10-2 Kings :, Jeremiah 2:26, Jeremiah 2:27, Lamentations 2:14, Ezekiel 13:3, Matthew 15:14, Matthew 23:17, Luke 11:40

Reciprocal: Psalms 78:72 - guided Isaiah 56:11 - are shepherds Jeremiah 23:1 - pastors Ezekiel 34:4 - diseased Hosea 4:6 - I will also reject Hosea 9:7 - the prophet Zechariah 11:3 - a voice Luke 6:39 - shall Luke 20:7 - that

Verse 16

which: Jeremiah 23:2, Jeremiah 23:22, Ezekiel 34:2-Joshua :, Ezekiel 34:16, Matthew 23:2-Numbers :, Matthew 23:13-Joel :, Luke 12:45, Luke 12:46, John 10:12, John 10:13

cut off: or, hidden

neither: Genesis 33:13, 1 Samuel 17:34, 1 Samuel 17:35, Isaiah 40:11

feed: or, bear

but: Genesis 31:38, Ezekiel 34:10, Ezekiel 34:21, John 10:1

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 13:20 - where Ezekiel 34:3 - eat Ezekiel 34:4 - diseased Daniel 11:6 - retain Matthew 9:36 - as John 10:8 - came Romans 14:1 - weak Revelation 3:2 - watchful

Verse 17

Woe: Jeremiah 22:1, Ezekiel 13:3, Ezekiel 34:2, Matthew 23:13, Matthew 23:16, Luke 11:42-1 Thessalonians :

idol: Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 44:10, Jeremiah 23:32, 1 Corinthians 8:4, 1 Corinthians 10:19, 1 Corinthians 10:20

that leaveth: John 10:12, John 10:13

the sword: Isaiah 6:9, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 29:10, Isaiah 42:19, Isaiah 42:20, Jeremiah 50:35-Haggai :, Hosea 4:5-Judges :, Amos 8:9, Amos 8:10, Micah 3:6, Micah 3:7, John 9:39, John 12:40, Romans 11:7

his arm: 1 Samuel 2:31, 1 Kings 13:4, Ezekiel 30:22-Jeremiah :

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:15 - Break Psalms 137:5 - let my right Jeremiah 13:20 - where Jeremiah 22:22 - thy pastors Jeremiah 23:1 - Woe Ezekiel 34:21 - ye have Zechariah 10:3 - anger Matthew 12:10 - which Luke 6:6 - there Luke 10:2 - are Luke 20:7 - that John 5:3 - withered Acts 20:29 - not Romans 11:10 - their eyes 1 Peter 5:2 - the flock

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Zechariah 11". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/zechariah-11.html.