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Zechariah Chapter 5

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Flying Scrolls the curse of thieves and false swearers

5:1 Then I again and lifted up my eyes, and looked, and saw a flying scroll.
5:2 And he said to me, What do you see? And I answered, I see a flying scroll; its length [is] twenty cubits noun — an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. — ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit’., and its width ten cubits noun — an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. — ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit’..
5:3 Then he said to me, This [is ]the curse that is going out over the surface of the whole earth: for from now on anyone who steals shall be guiltless according to it; and everyone that swears from now on shall be guiltless according to it.
5:4 I have taken it out, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of him that swears falsely by My name: and it shall remain in the middle of his house, and shall consume it and its wood and the its stones.

Babylon’s ruin


5:5 Then the angelמַלְאָךְ
Transliteration: mal’āḵ Pronunciation: mal-awk’ angel, messenger or representative. For more info click here
that talked with me went out, and said to me, Lift up now your eyes, and see what this [thing] that goes out is.
5:6 And I said, What is it? And he said, This is an ephahאֵיפָה
noun — an ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to a bushel (35 l). — ORIGIN — from Hebrew ‘ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian, also can be the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount.
that goes out. Then he said, This [is] their [greedy] eyes are in all the land.
5:7 And, look, a lead cover was lifted up: and a woman was that sitting inside of the ephahאֵיפָה
noun — an ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to a bushel (35 l). — ORIGIN — from Hebrew ‘ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian, also can be the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount.
.
5:8 And he said, This [woman] is wickedness. And he threw it to the middle of the ephahאֵיפָה
noun — an ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to a bushel (35 l). — ORIGIN — from Hebrew ‘ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian, also can be the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount.
; and he threw the
lead into her mouth.
5:9 Then lifted I up my eyes, and looked, and, saw,
two women came out , and the wind was in their wings; for they had wings like stork’s wings: and they lifted up the ephahאֵיפָה
noun — an ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to a bushel (35 l). — ORIGIN — from Hebrew ‘ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian, also can be the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount.
between the earth and the heavens.
5:10 Then I said to the angelמַלְאָךְ
Transliteration: mal’āḵ Pronunciation: mal-awk’ angel, messenger or representative. For more info click here
that talked with me, Where are they going with the ephahאֵיפָה
noun — an ancient Hebrew dry measure equivalent to a bushel (35 l). — ORIGIN — from Hebrew ‘ēp̱āh, probably from Egyptian, also can be the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount.
?
5:11 And he said to me, To build it a house for her in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there on her base.

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