Zechariah 11:1

“Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Open thy doores, O Lebanon, that the fire may deuoure thy cedars.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Open your doors, O Lebanon, That a fire may feed on your cedars.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your doors be open, O Lebanon, so that fire may be burning among your cedars.
- Basic English Bible

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
- Darby Bible

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
- Webster's Bible

Open your doors, Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.
- World English Bible

Open, O Lebanon, thy doors, And fire doth devour among thy cedars.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 11:1


11:1 Open thy doors - That destruction of the Jewish church and nation, is here foretold in dark and figurative expressions, which our Lord, when the time was at hand, prophesied of very plainly. Lebanon - Lebanon, a great mountain boundary between Judea and its neighbours on the north, is here commanded to open its gates, its fortifications raised to secure the passages, which lead into Judea. That the fire - Fire kindled by the enemy in the houses and buildings in Judea, and in Lebanon itself. The cedars - Palaces built with cedars.


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