Zechariah 6:5

“And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Angel answered and said vnto me, These are the foure spirits of the heauens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The angel replied to me, "These are the four spirits of heaven, going forth after standing before the Lord of all the earth,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four winds of heaven, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the angel, answering, said to me, These go out to the four winds of heaven from their place before the Lord of all the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
- Darby Bible

And the angel answered and said to me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
- Webster's Bible

The angel answered me, "These are the four winds of the sky, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
- World English Bible

And the messenger answereth and saith unto me, `These [are] four spirits of the heavens coming forth from presenting themselves before the Lord of the whole earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the angel answered and said unto me: 'These chariots go forth to the four winds of heaven, after presenting themselves before the Lord of all the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 6:5


6:5 These are - The angels of heaven, who have a great share in the management of the affairs both of the church and states. Of the heavens - Which reside in heaven, 'till employed, go thence when employed, and having done their work, return thither. Standing - They stand as servants attending the command of their Lord.


Discussion for Zechariah 6:5

  • Fred O'Neal for verse 5
    These Angels have been employed on my behalf at my request and plea to my advocate mediator Jesus Christ. They have even been to my residence Thank You Lord Jesus!

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