Zechariah 9:3

“And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Zechariah 9:3

And Tyrus did builde her selfe a strong hold, and heaped vp siluer as the dust, and fine golde as the myre of the streets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For Tyre built herself a fortress And piled up silver like dust, And gold like the mire of the streets.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Tyre did build herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Tyre made for herself a strong place, and got together silver like dust and the best gold like the earth of the streets.
- Basic English Bible

And Tyre hath built herself a stronghold, and hath heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
- Darby Bible

And Tyre built herself a strong hold, and amassed silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
- Webster's Bible

Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets.
- World English Bible

And Tyre doth build a bulwark to herself, And doth heap silver as dust, And gold as mire of out-places.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Tyre did build herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Zechariah 9:3

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 9:3


9:1 Hadrach - This is the name of a city in Celosyria, and here signifies the country also. It was not far from Damascus. The rest thereof - This burden shall lie long as well as heavy on Damascus. Towards the Lord - For as all men's appeals in cases of wrong are to heaven, so they who have been wronged by Syrian injustice, look to heaven for right.

9:2 Hamath - A principal town of Syria. Shall border - Shall be so near the storm, that they shall not quite escape. Very wise - Each of them are subtle, and think by craft to save themselves, but God derides their wisdom.

9:4 Cast her out - Of her inheritance, as the word properly means.

9:5 Her expectation - Her hope that Tyre would break Alexander's power, or hold out against it. Ashamed - Turned into shame and confusion. The king - The government shall be overthrown. Shall not be inhabited - For many years.


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