Zechariah 11:12

“And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I said vnto them, If yee thinke good, giue me my price: and if not, forbeare: so they weighed for my price thirtie pieces of siluer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I said to them, "If it is good in your sight, give {me} my wages; but if not, never mind! So they weighed out thirty {shekels} of silver as my wages."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my hire; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my hire thirty `pieces' of silver.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I said to them, If it seems good to you, give me my payment; and if not, do not give it. So they gave me my payment by weight, thirty shekels of silver.
- Basic English Bible

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give [me] my hire; and if not, forbear. And they weighed for my hire thirty silver-pieces.
- Darby Bible

And I said to them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.
- Webster's Bible

I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.
- World English Bible

And I say unto them: `If good in your eyes, give my hire, and if not, forbear;' and they weigh out my hire -- thirty silverlings.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I said unto them: 'If ye think good, give me my hire; and if not, forbear.' So they weighed for my hire thirty pieces of silver.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 11:12


11:12 And I said - Upon parting, Christ seems after the manner of men, to mind them of his claims for them, and desire them to reckon with him. If ye think good - He puts it to them, whether they thought he deserved ought at their hands? So they - The rulers of the Jews, the high priest, chief priests, and pharisees. Weighed - Which was the manner of paying money in those days. Thirty pieces - Which amounts to thirty - seven shillings and six - pence, the value of the life of a slave, #Exod 21:32|. This was fulfilled when they paid Judas Iscariot so much to betray Christ.


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