To download class material, right click on one of the links above and choose save target as. Not by might nor by power, but by my spirit zechariah 4. In verse 14, they are referred to as the two anointed ones or, literally, sons of fresh oil greens literal translationevidently nourished from the bowl above the scene, representing god as the reservoir of his spirit. He again confirms what i have already stated, that their return would not be in vain, though many said, that the jews had done foolishly in having returned so quickly into their own country. Study the bible online using commentary on zechariah and more. There are a number of helpful commentaries on the book of zechariah, and the following are five of the best. Oswald chambers slide 2 title card the title for this sermon is divine. This conviction is based mainly on the fact that 8. I was fortunate that sky sports came along after i retired from playing. Study the bible online using commentary on zechariah 8 and more. Zechariah has always held a fascination to me, more so than even daniel or isaiah, since i was saved so many years ago and leviticus has always yes, always been a source of my repeated return to read to try and understand more, even at the expense of neglecting to read the more straightforward works such as chronicles or exodus. However, this instance is a reiteration of what is said in.
Those have their minds wofully blinded, who do ill, and justify themselves in it. Zechariah 1 bible commentary matthew henry concise. Most scholars believe that zech 78 should be regarded as one unit. Zechariah 11 commentary the lords dealing with the jews. King james version and student study handout for zechariah 7. Zechariah 9 comme tary edited by gle pease i troductio peter pett, introduction this second main section in chapters 914 probably came later in zechariahs life and it concentrates on the eschatalogical future when god will finally bring all his work to fruition. Gods almighty power and sovereign dominion, should engage and encourage sinners to repent and turn to him.
Perhaps more literally, it should be rendered beauty, beauty. We have a preliminary interpretation in verses 67, and in verses 810 we are presented additional information and interpretation of the seven lamps. After urging them to obedience by the fate of their fathers, he urges them to it by promises of coming prosperity. Book of zechariah matthew henrys bible commentary concise. Danny hall links keep changing go to link for sermons, select browse. Ask the lord for rain in the time of the latter rain.
Daniel kyle morrison born 3 february 1966 is a new zealand cricket commentator and former cricketer. This chapter has one of the most impressive calls to righteousness in the whole bible zechariah 1. English standard version and student study handout for zechariah 7. Henry alford the greek new testament luke commentary. Zechariah remembered of jehovah was the second postexile prophet and a contemporary of haggai. Commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible is at rest. Be ye not as your fathers man is a creature apt to imitate, to be led more by his eyes than by his ears. He then adds, i will restore them, and they shall dwell, he says, in the midst of jerusalem. A critical and exegetical commentary on haggai, zechariah. In the psalms, there is a concept called the beauty of holiness see psalm 29.
Haggai, zechariah, malachi lessons 2016 pdf russ lagrone and sam freesmeyer. Some assert that 1 it is the returnees because of v. Click notes to download pdf each 610 pages speakers other than andrus are noted. Relatively recent rabbinical commentators seem to have taken these verses in zechariah as referring to both the hasmonean maccabees of judah though actually from the tribe of levi in second temple times as well as to the messiah son of joseph and future leader of the ten. James rosscup writes that this was the great work in the life of the versatile. The book of zechariah the book of zechariah falls into two major sections. Enduring word bible commentary zechariah chapter 10. An exegetical commentary haggai, zechariah, malachi.
Zechariah knew joshua and his office and significance i. And i will bring them and then they are sure to be brought. Zechariahs visions and oracles teach the people that although the restoration from exile has already begun, it has not yet reached its full consummation. Hence zechariah was prophet and priest at the same time as were jeremiah and ezekiel. We want to go with you, for we have heard that god is with you people. In those days ten men out of all the languages of the nations will take hold, yes, they will take firm hold of the robe of a jew, saying. Zechariah chapter 9 coffmans commentary of the new. Israel was a priestly nation to bring the world to faith in yhwh and his messiah. When judah was depressed to the lowest point, and the heathen elated to the highest, it was time for jehovah to work for.
Zechariah 12 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Read the meaning of the attacks on jerusalem in zechariah 1214 part 1 from christian radio ministry watchman radio hour with alex dodson. Study the bible, learn about jesus christ, get christian living advice online. Zechariah 4 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary provides notes on all 66 books of the bible, and contain more than 7,000 pages of material. In this small volume, john calvin provides an interesting commentary on the books of zechariah and malachi. Faith means, whether i am visibly delivered or not, i will stick to my belief that god is love. Zechariah part 3 oracle concerning yhwhs sovereignty 9. Zechariah 1 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. Read zechariah commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Zechariah part 2 oracles concerning hypocritical fasting 7. Zechariah 8 commentary matthew henry commentary on the.
Visit the official iplt20 website for minutetominute live updates. Zechariah 3 the work of the son zechariah, chapters 911 and 1214, which can be seen in the use of burden, zech. Like all of her commentaries, it is clear and concise without being shallow. Jonah micah nahum habakkuk zephaniah haggai zechariah.
Zechariah overview james burton coffman commentaries on the. A critical and exegetical commentary on haggai, zechariah, malachi and jonah by mitchell, hinckley gilbert thomas, 18461920. Though long thought to be lost, the work was rediscovered in 1941 at tura outside cairo along with some other biblical commentaries. In the midst of puzzling over the visions and sayings of zechariah, it comes as a refreshing surprise to find the words of our lectionary text for today. Haggai, zechariah, malachi by joyce baldwin 9780877842767. Zechariah 11 gods prophet, who, in the chapters before, was an ambassador sent to promise peace, is here a herald sent to declare war. Zechariah chapter 11 matthew henry complete commentary on. In particular, he frequently offers his own translations of a passage, explaining the subtleties and nuances of his translation. Joshuas forgiveness and complete restoration emphasizes the place of the restored temple and its significance as a sign of the fully restored covenant. Its not a defense of premillennial dispensationalism disguised as a commentary on zechariah by any means. For me at least, this is one of those biblical texts that cannot be read without hearing music.
Zechariah overview james burton coffman commentaries on. Following the conquest of babylon by the persian empire, the israelites sought to reestablish their ethnic and religious legacy in judah. Review what is past, and observe the message god sent by his servants, the prophets, to your fathers. Now in the fourth year of king darius it came to pass that the word of the lord came to zechariah, on the fourth day of the ninth month, chislev, when the people sent sherezer, with regemmelech and his men, to the house of god, to pray before the lord, and to ask.
Zechariah 10 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Zechariah verse by verse teaching in the book of zechariah. Dating of the material in second zechariah, chapters 914, is not so easy. The vision of the lord, satan, and joshua the high priest. Amillennialists and historic premillennialists need not ignore this outstanding volume. Zechariah now returns to his inquiry, wondering at the meaning of the two olive trees in the vision zechariah 4. Spiritual blessings had been promised under figurative allusions to earthly plenty. The date for the material in first zechariah, chapters 18, is given as from the second to the fourth years of darius, who ruled the persian empire from 522486 bce, thus 520518 bce. Barton payne, zechariah who perished, gj 8 fall, 1967. On the mic sam billings mimics danny morrison ipl t20. Zechariah 1 commentary an exhortation to repentance. Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings. It is very desirable to have the lord of hosts for our friend, and very dreadful to have him for our enemy.
Zechariah 8 bible commentary matthew henry concise. A selection of quotes from the fantastic danny morrison commentating on ipl 2012. The book of zechariah is the most recent volume of the new international commentary on the old testament, edited by robert l. May 30, 2009 zechariahs visions and oracles teach the people that although the restoration from exile has already begun, it has not yet reached its full consummation.
Regarded as one of the reformations best interpreters of scripture, calvin is an apt commentator. Written in 520 bc to the jews returning from the babylonian exile, zechariah encourages and exhorts gods people by laying out before them the future of israel. Haggai and zechariah 18, volume 25b in the acclaimed anchor bible part of the scripture known as the minor prophets, were written during a critical period in israels history, the momentous return of the jews from babylonian exile. Resources commentaries zechariah chapter 1 exegesis. Read zechariah 8 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. The security of the jews and the destruction of their enemies. Commentaries for zechariah chapter 1 an exhortation to repentance. An ode to danny morrison, t20 commentary pioneer chris smith the cricketer, ipl, indian premier league.
Chapters 18 and 914 of zechariah are considered by most scholars today to be two separate prophetic books. Even he shall build the temple of the lord here we have a sentence omitted by the lxx. The jewish nation shall recover its prosperity, and shall flourish for some time and become considerable. The problem is trying to find the subject and object of vv. Thus saith the lord, i am returned to zion the temple being now building, and almost finished, and the worship of god restored in it. Kleins zechariah deserves a rightful place alongside other fine ot volumes in the nac, such as daniel blocks judges and e. Zechariah 1 commentary on zechariah calvary tucson church.
You can find the best commentary on zechariah for you using the tools on the right side. He will give them showers of rain, grass in the field for everyone. Brief commentary on the book of zechariah the book of zechariah is called the apocalypse of the old testament. Zechariah commentary often considered the most messianic of all the old testament writings or as the old testament counterpart to the apocalypse, this piece of godinspired jewish literature is a fascinating read. The book of zechariah is the longest and most obscure of the twelve minor prophets, jerome remarked. He explains that the physical return was meant to prompt a spiritual and theological return to faith in the lord. Study zechariah using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Billings impersonation of danny boy leaves the commentary box in splits.
Relatively recent rabbinical commentators seem to have taken these verses in zechariah as referring to both the hasmonean maccabees of judah though actually from the tribe of levi in second temple times as well as to the messiah son of joseph and future leader of the ten tribes. Phillips shows how the book of zechariah records the prophetic message given to the community that had returned to jerusalem after the babylonian exile and charged them with rebuilding the temple and city. Hubbard, a historic and landmark series, one which is synonymous with superior scholarship and excellence exegesis, this volume continues this legacy. Zechariah receives his first vision on the 24th of the 11th month in the second year of darius, two months after haggais last prophecy, exactly five months after the resumption of the work on the temple. Although zechariah was led to rekindle a spiritual covenantal renewal among. This is a second interpretation of the first five verses, but not a different one. Zechariah 11 chapter 10 the scope of this chapter is much the same with that of the foregoing chapterto encourage the jews that had returned with hopes that though they had been under divine rebukes for their negligence in rebuilding the temple, and were now surrounded with enemies and dangers, yet god would do them good, and make them. Brief commentary on the book of zechariah harbor bible.
For those seeking an introductory level commentary on zechariah, the best available is the one by baldwin in the tyndale series. Blayney, i would beg leave to plead, that, in my opinion, the clause is not superfluous, but highly. The prophet saw a dark, shady grove, hidden by hills. Christ came into this world for judgment to the jewish church and nation, which were wretchedly corrupt and degenerate. Parallels in prophecy between the maccabees and ephraim in the future. Listen to pastor robert furrow as he continues his commentary on zechariah picking up today in chapter 1, verse 1. The flourishing state of the heathen earth, while judah was desolate and its temple not yet restored, is the powerful plea in the divine angels intercession with god the father in zechariah 1. An ode to danny morrison, t20 commentary pioneer chris smith. Zechariah 10 bible commentary matthew henry concise.
Whereas the first eight chapters featured the concerns relative to the building of the physical temple, without at all leaving out of sight the far more important matter of the ultimate building of the true temple, the church or kingdom of christ, at this point in zechariah, the emphasis shifts almost totally to the true temple to be set up at the first advent of the messiah. Adult bible class material embry hills church of christ. The theme scripture for the study article is based up zechariah 8. Zechariah commentary matthew henry commentary on the.436 508 1267 1466 1576 1123 497 1381 672 514 1577 1590 981 1298 974 619 476 580 441 1105 1061 587 102 1584 1228 1062 974 1546 1295 394 274 348 633 1350 715 516 404 658 750 1398 119 1242 406 881