What does Zechariah 11 13 refer to

Bible reference index for Zechariah 11

Verse 1

, Lebanon, yours, and fire yours!


Verse 2

, Cypress! Because the cedar is because they are. ,! Because the forest is.


Verse 4

So the LORD my God, the flock of


Verse 5

Whose buyers kill them and do not repent, and whose sellers say, Be the Lord, for I am getting rich, and whose they do not spare.

  • Introduction to the Study of Prophecy> A. Israel M. Tapernoux
    ... presumptuous being who does not care about the welfare of the flock but, on the contrary, will tear and devour the sheep (Zech 11,5 + 16). He will receive his power directly from Satan; his appearance will be "after the work of Satan" (2 Thes 2,9); the lord jesus ...
  • Jesus Christ - more than a king> VIII. The last steps before the final suffering M. Seibel
    ... to express the woe and judgment clearly. They were among those wicked shepherds and leaders whom Zechariah prophesied (cf. Zech 11: 5, 8). The Lord asks them, “What do you think of the Christ? Whose son is he? ”Christ is the Greek translation for Messiah. These people ...
  • Jesus Christ - more than a King> XI. The final sufferings, the cross and the resurrection M. Seibel
    ... are called (Jer 19: 6), which is also reminiscent of Zechariah, who, as we have seen, speaks of the “flock of choking” (Zech 11: 5, 7). In the following, Jeremiah speaks of the judgment that Israel would reach again only 40 years after Jesus' crucifixion: sword, corpses, the ...

Verse 6

For I will no longer spare the inhabitants of the Lord, Yahweh; and, I die, each of the hand of his and the hand of his; and they will destroy the land, and I will not deliver it out of their hand.


Verse 7

And I the flock of the flock, therefore that of the flock; and I myself: the one me Grace, and the other me connection, and I the flock. [?]

  • Contemplation on the Gospel of Matthew> Chapters 21-25 J.G. Bellett
    ... who stayed with Him in His trials; or, according to Zechariah, a word of the Lord for which the “poor of the flock” waited (Zech 11: 7). (At this point I would like to point out the care and conscientiousness with which the voices of the prophets with this Gospel in ...
  • The Prophet Obadja> Explanation of the Book of Obadja H. Rossier
    ... were separated. The staff of Judas and the staff of Joseph, formerly separated, are now only a stick in the hand of the Lord (Eze 37: 15-17; Zech 11: 7-14). The house of Jacob (Israel, represented by Judah) and the house of Joseph (Israel, represented by Ephraim) then have a common mission. ...
  • Atonement Day> Closing Remarks W. Kelly
    ... Unity would be if the staff “grace” and the staff “connection” had not broken (if one may use images from Israel; cf. Zech 11: 7.10.14), what use could all the saints for the redemption of your soul ? God's assembly (if not that of man) would mouth you ...

Verse 8

And I in one Month. And my soul grew impatient with her, and her soul grew weary of me too.

  • Contemplation on the Gospel of Matthew> Chapters 21-25 J.G. Bellett
    ... the "three shepherds", Herodians, Sadducees and Pharisees, were now cut off from His mouth, according to the words of the Prophet (Zech 11: 8); the Lord would therefore no longer feed the flock, as the same prophet also said. (Zech. 11,9: "Then I said: I don't want you any more ...
  • Jesus Christ - more than a King> VI. The rejected king and his way to the kingdom in glory M. Seibel
    ... graze more; what dies may die, and what perishes may perish; and let the remnant eat one another's meat ”(Zech 11: 8.9). Some interpreters think of these three shepherds as the three leading groups in Israel: Pharisees, Sadducees, and Herodians (or scribes). ...
  • Jesus Christ - more than a king> VIII. The last steps before the final suffering M. Seibel
    ... to express the woe and judgment clearly. They were among those wicked shepherds and leaders Zechariah prophesied about (cf. Zech 11: 5, 8). The Lord asks them, “What do you think of the Christ? Whose son is he? ”Christ is the Greek translation for Messiah. These people ...

Verse 9

Since I: I no longer feed you; what, die, and what, perish; and they may eat each other's flesh.

  • Contemplation on the Gospel of John> Chapter 10 J.G. Bellett
    ... at this point to deal with Israel. He refuses to feed them any longer: "What dies may die, and what perishes may perish" (Zech 11: 9). I would also like to note that His dealings with Israel end here very characteristic of the Gospel of John. They want to stone him because ...
  • Contemplation on the Gospel of Matthew> Chapters 21-25 J.G. Bellett
    ... the words of the prophet (Zech 11: 8); the Lord would therefore no longer feed the flock, as the same prophet also said. (Zech 11,9: "Then I said: I will no longer feed you; ...") It was also in these moments, at the end of Matthew 23, when the Lord over Israel and ...
  • The prophet Zechariah A. Ladrierre
    ... graze more; what dies may die, and what perishes may perish; and let the remnant eat one another's flesh ”(Zech 11: 9). Then He breaks his staff, called grace, and gives himself to death for his sheep. The poor of the flock, who listen to Him, recognize ...

Verse 10

And I mean my staff Grace and him to break the covenant I had with everyone.

  • Contemplation on the Gospel of Matthew> Chapters 21-25 J.G. Bellett
    ... He goes out to the Mount of Olives with His Apostles. In the words of the prophet Zechariah, He takes His staff “grace” and breaks it (Zech 11:10); i.e. He withdraws Himself from Israel; for, whether they know it or not, He is their grace, their glory, their perfection. The ...
  • The Prophet Daniel and His Message> Chapter 12 - God's Dealings with His People at the End of Days E.A. Bremicker
    ... be that the one who will then save them was the one they then believed guilty and brought to the cross (Isa 53; Zech 11: 10-12). Righteous, Wicked, Understanding Verse 10 again refers to the time of the end rather than the present time of grace. You have to be clear ...
  • Atonement Day> Closing Remarks W. Kelly
    ... Unity would be if the staff “grace” and the staff “connection” had not broken (if one may use images from Israel; cf. Zech 11: 7.10.14), what use could all the saints for the redemption of your soul ? God's assembly (if not that of man) would mouth you ...

Verse 12

And I to them: If it is good in yours, my reward is mine, but if not, it is; and they offer my reward: 30 silversekel. [?] [?]

  • Contemplation on Matthew (Synopsis)> Chapter 27 J.N. Darby
    ... but this blood speaks better than the blood of Abel. It is known that the prophecy cited here is found in Zechariah (Zech 11:12, 13). The name "Jeremias" may have crept into the text later, if nothing else was in it than: "through the prophet". Or the ...
  • Reflections on the Book of Moses> At the End of Abraham's Life C.H. Mackintosh
    ... "So Esau despised the birthright" (v. 34). So Israel despised "the land of goodness" (Ps 106:24). So it despised the Messiah (Zech 11:12), and so those invited to the wedding despise the invitation (Mt 22,5). Man has no heart for the things of God. A "dish of lentils" applies to him ...
  • The separated among his brothers> Down to Egypt F. von Kietzell
    ... was expressed in the "thirty pieces of silver", the "glorious price" which the true Joseph was valued by His brothers! (Zech 11:12, 13; Mt 27: 3 ff.). It corresponded to the sum that had to be paid for a slave killed by an ox (Exodus 21:32). Ruben is too late ...

Verse 13

As the LORD to me: him the potter, the price of which I am esteemed by them. And I get the 30 silversekel and they go to the house of the potter. [?] [?]

  • Through Sufferings to Glory> Part 1: Rejected and Despised - The Sorrows of Joseph (Genesis 37-40) E.A. Bremicker
    ... price, which I am respected by them! And I took the thirty shekels of silver and threw them into the house of the Lord the potter ”(Zech 11:13). But the Lord was not only betrayed by Judas for disgraceful gain. As Joseph was eventually sold to Egypt, so did the Jews ...
  • God's faithful servant> Chapter 14 A. Remmers
    ... the penance that had to be paid when in Israel an ox struck a servant or a maid and they died (Exodus 21:32). In Zechariah 11:13, God prophetically speaks of thirty silver saddles as the “glorious prize which I am worthy of them!” What a value the ...
  • Jesus Christ - more than a King> XI. The final sufferings, the cross and the resurrection M. Seibel
    ... Spirit of God for a deeper meaning that is hidden in it. Interestingly, Zechariah links the house of the Lord to the potter (Zech 11:13) and Jeremiah shows that God is the potter in relation to the house of Israel (Jer 18: 6). He wanted to build and plant his people. But this one was nasty ...

Verse 14

And I have my staff the connectionto break the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.


Verse 15

And the Lord to me: You have one more device.

  • The blessing of Jacob> Dan H. Bouter
    ... will, because he will rule ("judge") it with the help of the evil powers with which he has allied himself (Isa 28:15; Dan 9:27; 11: 36-39; Zech 11:15 - 17; Mt 24.15; 2nd Thes 2, 3, 4; Rev 13: 11-18). Therefore, the steed and its rider, which Jacob speaks of in verse 17, is in this prophetic interpretation ...
  • What are the titles of the Antichrist in the Bible? W. Scott
    ... be the same with degenerate Judaism. But he who comes out of the abyss can only lead into the abyss. The foolish shepherd (Zech 11:15). The Antichrist also imitates the pastoral office. But stick and staff are not his shepherd's implements, but devices that bring ruin, for destruction ...
  • Prophetic signs of the times: Israel and its Arab neighbors - shadows of prophetic events> 2. The history of Israel at a glance: past, present and future E.A. Bremicker
    ... not the words of God, but comes with its own and satanic message. He is at the same time the foolish and vain shepherd (Zech 11:15, 17). Outwardly he looks like a lamb, but speaks like a dragon (Rev 13:11). This shows that he is imitating Christ (the Lamb), and at the same time with the ...

Verse 16

Because, I am one in the country: He will not take care of it, it will not seek it and it will not cure it; he will not take care of them, and he will eat the flesh of them and tear theirs in pieces.

  • Reflections on the letters of the apostle John> 1. John 2 C. Lopata
    ... clearly instructed the coming Antichrists. Already in the prophets we find references to this coming Antichrist (see Dan 11: 36–39; Zech 11: 16.17 and other passages). Our Lord Himself referred to him when He said to the Jews: “I came in the name of my Father, and you ...
  • Ambassador of salvation in Christ 1857> The present and the future course of time - Part 6/9
    ... does not heal, does not take care of what is standing still, but eats the flesh of the fat sheep, and will tear off their claws ”(Ezek 31: 15-16; Zech 11:16). But he will not stop at the role of a seducer. Proud of his success, he will rise in his heart, and ...
  • The Prophet Daniel and His Message> Chapter 11 - Divine Historiography E.A. Bremicker
    ... provide, and he will eat the flesh of the fat and tear their claws apart. Woe to the vain shepherd who forsakes the flock ”(Zech 11:16, 17). In addition to the fact that God even “raises him up”, the contrast to Christ, the “Good Shepherd”, becomes clear again. His behavior is ...

Verse 17

the one who has the flock! The sword over his arm and over his eye! His arm withered completely, and his eye. [?]

  • The Prophet Daniel and His Message> Chapter 7 - The Four Beasts of the Sea E.A. Bremicker
    ... He has a political character and is called "King" (Isa 30:33). He has a religious character and will be the “vain shepherd” (Zech 11:17) and the “false prophet” (Rev 19:20; 20:10). His best known name is "Antichrist". This is what John calls him in his letters (1 John 2:18, 22; ...
  • The Sermon on the Mount> 16. Adultery (Matthew 5: 27-30) A. Remmers
    ... are called "mirror of the soul" [1]. The right eye is also represented several times in the Bible as something precious (1 Sam 11: 2; Zech 11:17). The right hand, the “organ of action”, is mentioned much more often in Scripture [2]. The right eye and the right hand are therefore probably ...
  • The Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ> The Antichrist or Man of Sin H.C. Voorhoeve
    ... and protected his flock from all dangers, he is “the vain shepherd who forsakes the flock” and abandons it to perdition (Zech 11:17). In contrast to the man from heaven (1 Cor 15:47), the antichrist is the man from earth (Ps 10:18). In contrast to Christ, the ...