Zechariah 13:8
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New International Version
In the whole land," declares the LORD, "two-thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one-third will be left in it.

New Living Translation
Two-thirds of the people in the land will be cut off and die," says the LORD. "But one-third will be left in the land.

English Standard Version
In the whole land, declares the LORD, two thirds shall be cut off and perish, and one third shall be left alive.

New American Standard Bible
"It will come about in all the land," Declares the LORD, "That two parts in it will be cut off and perish; But the third will be left in it.

King James Bible
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the whole land-- this is the LORD's declaration-- two-thirds will be cut off and die, but a third will be left in it.

International Standard Version
It will come about in all of the land," declares the LORD, "that two thirds of the people living there will die, but a third will survive who live there.

NET Bible
It will happen in all the land, says the LORD, that two-thirds of the people in it will be cut off and die, but one-third will be left in it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD declares, "Throughout the land two-thirds will be cut off and die. Yet, one-third will be left in it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, Two parts therein shall be cut off and die; But the third shall be left therein.

New American Standard 1977
“And it will come about in all the land,”
            Declares the LORD,
            “That two parts in it will be cut off and perish;
            But the third will be left in it.



Jubilee Bible 2000
And it shall come to pass that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off in her and shall be lost; but the third shall be left therein.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, says the LORD, two parts in it shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left in it.

American King James Version
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

American Standard Version
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there shall be in all the earth, saith the Lord, two parts in it shall be scattered, and shall perish: but the third part shall be left therein.

Darby Bible Translation
And it shall come to pass in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off [and] die; but the third shall be left therein.

English Revised Version
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

World English Bible
It shall happen that in all the land," says Yahweh, "two parts in it will be cut off and die; but the third will be left in it.

Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, In all the land, an affirmation of Jehovah, Two parts in it are cut off -- they expire, And the third is left in it.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
13:7-9 Here is a prophecy of the sufferings of Christ. God the Father gave order to the sword of his justice to awake against his Son, when he freely made his soul an offering for sin. As God, he is called my Fellow. Christ and the Father are one. He is the Shepherd who was to lay down his life for the sheep. If a Sacrifice, he must be slain, for without shedding of the life-blood there was no remission. This sword must awake against him, yet he had no sin of his own to answer for. It may refer to the whole of Christ's sufferings, especially his agonies in the garden and on the cross, when he endured unspeakable anguish till Divine justice was fully satisfied. Smite the Shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. This passage our Lord Jesus declares was fulfilled, when all his disciples, in the night wherein he was betrayed, forsook him and fled. It has, and shall have its accomplishment, in the destruction of the corrupt and hypocritical part of the professed church. Because of the sin of the Jews in rejecting and crucifying Christ, and in opposing his gospel, the Romans would destroy the greater part. But a remnant would be saved. And if we are his people, we shall be refined as gold; he will be God, and the end of all our trials and sufferings will be praise, and honour, and glory, at the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Study Bible
The Shepherd Struck, Sheep Scattered
7"Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, And against the man, My Associate," Declares the LORD of hosts. "Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered; And I will turn My hand against the little ones. 8"It will come about in all the land," Declares the LORD, "That two parts in it will be cut off and perish; But the third will be left in it. 9"And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, 'They are My people,' And they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"…
Cross References
Revelation 8:7
Then the first angel sounded his trumpet, and hail and fire mixed with blood were flung to the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, along with a third of the trees and all the green grass.

Revelation 8:8
Then the second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea turned to blood,

Revelation 8:9
a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.

Revelation 8:10
Then the third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star burning like a torch fell from heaven and landed on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.

Revelation 8:11
The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters turned bitter like wormwood oil, and many people died from the bitter waters.

Revelation 8:12
Then the fourth angel sounded his trumpet, and a third of the sun and moon and stars were struck. A third of the stars were darkened, a third of the day was without light, and a third of the night as well.

Isaiah 6:13
"Yet there will be a tenth portion in it, And it will again be subject to burning, Like a terebinth or an oak Whose stump remains when it is felled. The holy seed is its stump."

Ezekiel 5:2
"One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 5:12
'One third of you will die by plague or be consumed by famine among you, one third will fall by the sword around you, and one third I will scatter to every wind, and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 20:38
and I will purge from you the rebels and those who transgress against Me; I will bring them out of the land where they sojourn, but they will not enter the land of Israel. Thus you will know that I am the LORD.
Treasury of Scripture

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

two.

Zechariah 11:6-9 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, said the LORD: …

Deuteronomy 28:49-68 The LORD shall bring a nation against you from far, from the end …

Isaiah 65:12-15 Therefore will I number you to the sword, and you shall all bow down …

Isaiah 66:4-6,24 I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears on …

Ezekiel 5:2-4,12 You shall burn with fire a third part in the middle of the city, …

Daniel 9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week…

Malachi 3:1,2,5 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before …

Malachi 4:1-3 For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the …

Matthew 3:10-12 And now also the ax is laid to the root of the trees: therefore every …

Matthew 21:43,44 Therefore say I to you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, …

Matthew 22:7 But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth …

Matthew 23:35-37 That on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth…

Matthew 24:21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning …

Luke 19:41-44 And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it…

Luke 20:16-18 He shall come and destroy these farmers, and shall give the vineyard …

Luke 21:20-24 And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know …

Luke 23:28-30 But Jesus turning to them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not …

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have …

Revelation 8:7-12 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled …

Revelation 16:19 And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of …

but.

Zechariah 14:1,2 Behold, the day of the LORD comes, and your spoil shall be divided …

Isaiah 6:13 But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be …

Jeremiah 30:11 For I am with you, said the LORD, to save you: though I make a full …

Joel 2:31,32 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before …

Amos 9:8,9 Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are on the sinful kingdom, and I …

Matthew 24:22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh …

Mark 13:20 And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should …

Romans 9:27-29 Esaias also cries concerning Israel, Though the number of the children …

Romans 11:1-5 I say then, Has God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also …

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