Zechariah 5:2

“And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Zechariah 5:2

And hee said vnto mee, What seest thou? and I answered, I see a flying roule, the length thereof is twentie cubites, and the breadth thereof tenne cubites.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he said to me, "What do you see? And I answered, "I see a flying scroll; its length is twenty cubits and its width ten cubits.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to me, What do you see? And I said, A roll going through the air; it is twenty cubits long and ten cubits wide.
- Basic English Bible

And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I see a flying roll: the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.
- Darby Bible

And he said to me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; its length is twenty cubits, and its breadth ten cubits.
- Webster's Bible

He said to me, "What do you see?" I answered, "I see a flying scroll; its length is twenty cubits, and its breadth ten cubits."
- World English Bible

And he saith unto me, `What art thou seeing?' And I say, `I am seeing a flying roll, its length twenty by the cubit, and its breadth ten by the cubit.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said unto me: 'What seest thou?' And I answered: 'I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Zechariah 5:2

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 5:2


5:1 A flying roll - A volume, or book spread out at large, flying in the air, swiftly.

5:3 This - This roll or book containeth the curse, due to sinners. The whole earth - Either the whole land of Judea, or all the world, wherever these sins are found. According to it - According to the threats inscribed thereon. Sweareth - Profanely, or falsely.

5:4 It shall enter - This curse shall come with commission from me. It shall remain - It shall stick close to them and theirs like Gehazi's leprosy. And the stones - Nothing shall remain, as when both the timber and stones of a house are consumed.


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