Zechariah 7:2

“When they had sent unto the house of God Sherezer and Regemmelech, and their men, to pray before the LORD,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When they had sent vnto the house of God, Sherezer and Regem-melech, and their men to pray before the Lord,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now {the town of} Bethel had sent Sharezer and Regemmelech and their men to seek the favor of the LORD,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now `they of' Beth-el had sent Sharezer and Regem-melech, and their men, to entreat the favor of Jehovah,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now they of Beth-el had sent Sharezer and Regem-melech to make a request for grace from the Lord,
- Basic English Bible

when Bethel had sent Sherezer and Regem-melech, and his men, to supplicate Jehovah,
- Darby Bible

When they had sent to the house of God Sherezer and Regem-melech, and their men, to pray before the LORD,
- Webster's Bible

The people of Bethel sent Sharezer and Regem Melech, and their men, to entreat Yahweh's favor,
- World English Bible

And Beth-El sendeth Sherezer and Regem-Melech, and its men, to appease the face of Jehovah,
- Youngs Literal Bible

When Bethel-sarezer, and Regem-melech and his men, had sent to entreat the favour of the LORD,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 7:2


7:2 When they - The captives who still continued in Babylon. The house of God - The temple, which now half built began to be frequented. Regem - melech - It appears not who these were, but no doubt they were eminent in dignity and piety. Their men - The train of friends that accompanied them. To pray - To intreat the Lord for pardon of what was past, acceptance of them at present, and an answer to their enquiry.


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