GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
The Lord will take away its possessions. He will throw its wealth into the sea and burn the city down.
King James Bible
Behold, the Lord will cast her out, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, the Lord will take possession of her, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.
World English Bible
Behold, the Lord will dispossess her, and he will strike her power in the sea; and she will be devoured with fire.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, the Lord doth dispossess her, And He hath smitten in the sea her force, And she with fire is consumed.
Zechariah 9:4 Parallel
CommentaryZechariah 9:4 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryCaesarea. Strato's Tower.
The Arabian interpreter thinks the first name of this city was Hazor, Joshua 11:1. The Jews, Ekron, Zephaniah 2:4. "R. Abhu saith," (he was of Caesarea,) "Ekron shall be rooted out"; this is Caesarea, the daughter of Edom, which is situated among things profane. She was a goad, sticking in Israel, in the days of the Grecians. But when the kingdom of the Asmonean family prevailed, it overcame her, &c. R. Josi Bar Chaninah saith, What is that that is written, 'And Ekron shall be as a Jebusite?' (Zech …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah
The Gospel of the Kingdom.
The LORD has stretched his hand over the sea to shake kingdoms. He has commanded that Canaan's fortifications be destroyed.
So this is what the Almighty LORD says: I am against you, Tyre. I will bring many nations against you as the waves on the sea rise.
Now you are wrecked in the sea, at the bottom of the sea. Your goods and your whole crew sank with you.
You dishonored your own holy places because of your many sins and dishonest trade. So I set fire to you to burn you up. I turned you into ashes on the ground in the presence of all who saw you.
I will send a fire on the walls of Tyre and burn down its palaces.
Ashkelon will see [this] and be afraid. Gaza will also be in great pain, also Ekron, because its hope will fade. Gaza will lose its king. Ashkelon will no longer be lived in.
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