Zechariah 11:8

“Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Zechariah 11:8

Three shepheards also I cut off in one moneth, and my soule loathed them, and their soule also abhorred mee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then I annihilated the three shepherds in one month, for my soul was impatient with them, and their soul also was weary of me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I cut off the three shepherds in one month; for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in one month I put an end to the three keepers of the flock; for my soul was tired of them, and their souls were disgusted with me.
- Basic English Bible

And I destroyed three shepherds in one month; and my soul was vexed with them, and their soul also loathed me.
- Darby Bible

Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
- Webster's Bible

I cut off the three shepherds in one month; for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.
- World English Bible

And I cut off the three shepherds in one month, and my soul is grieved with them, and also their soul hath abhorred me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I cut off the three shepherds in one month; 'for My soul became impatient of them, and their soul also loathed Me.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Zechariah 11:8

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 11:8


11:6 I will deliver - To rob, imprison, banish, or kill each other. Of his king - The Roman Caesar, whom the Jews had chosen to be so. The land - Their king and his armies shall destroy the land.

11:7 Bands - The beauty of grace and glory, the bands of love and peace.

11:9 Then - After that time of his patient feeding the flock, and cutting off the unfaithful shepherds. Cut off - By the sword or famine. The flesh - Either live to be besieged, 'till hunger makes the living eat the dead, or by seditions and bloody intestine quarrels, destroy each other.

11:10 Even beauty - Which was the beauty and glory of them, the covenant of God, with all the blessings of it. That I might break - Declare it null. Christ calls it his covenant, for he was the mediator of it.


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