Zechariah 13:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"And I will bringוְהֵבֵאתִ֤י
(ve·he·ve·ti)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
the third partהַשְּׁלִשִׁית֙
(ha·she·li·shit)
7992: third (an ord. number)from the same as shalosh
through the fire,בָּאֵ֔שׁ
(ba·'esh,)
784: a firea prim. root
Refineוּצְרַפְתִּים֙
(u·tze·raf·tim)
6884: to smelt, refine, testa prim. root
them as silverהַכֶּ֔סֶף
(hak·ke·sef,)
3701: silver, moneyfrom kasaph
is refined,כִּצְרֹ֣ף
(kitz·rof)
6884: to smelt, refine, testa prim. root
And testוּבְחַנְתִּ֖ים
(u·ve·chan·tim)
974: to examine, trya prim. root
them as goldהַזָּהָ֑ב
(haz·za·hav;)
2091: goldof uncertain derivation
is tested.כִּבְחֹ֣ן
(kiv·chon)
974: to examine, trya prim. root
They will callיִקְרָ֣א
(yik·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
on My name,בִשְׁמִ֗י
(vish·mi)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
And I will answerאֶעֱנֶ֣ה
(e·'e·neh)
6030a: to answer, responda prim. root
them; I will say,אָמַ֙רְתִּי֙
(a·mar·ti)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
They are My people,'עַמִּ֣י
(am·mi)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
And they will say,יֹאמַ֖ר
(yo·mar)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
'The LORDיְהוָ֥ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
is my God.'"אֱלֹהָֽי׃
(e·lo·hai.)
430: God, godpl. of eloah






KJV Lexicon
And I will bring
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
the third part
shliyshiy  (shel-ee-shee')
third; feminine a third (part); by extension, a third (day, year or time); specifically, a third-story cell) -- third (part, rank, time), three (years old).
through the fire
'esh  (aysh)
fire -- burning, fiery, fire, flaming, hot.
and will refine
tsaraph  (tsaw-raf')
to fuse (metal), i.e. refine -- cast, (re-)fine(-er), founder, goldsmith, melt, pure, purge away, try.
them as silver
keceph  (keh'-sef)
silver (from its pale color); by implication, money -- money, price, silver(-ling).
is refined
tsaraph  (tsaw-raf')
to fuse (metal), i.e. refine -- cast, (re-)fine(-er), founder, goldsmith, melt, pure, purge away, try.
and will try
bachan  (baw-khan')
to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively, to investigate -- examine, prove, tempt, try (trial).
them as gold
zahab  (zaw-hawb')
gold, figuratively, something gold-colored (i.e. yellow), as oil, a clear sky -- gold(-en), fair weather.
is tried
bachan  (baw-khan')
to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively, to investigate -- examine, prove, tempt, try (trial).
they shall call
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
on my name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
and I will hear
`anah  (aw-naw')
to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce
them I will say
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
It is my people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
and they shall say
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
The LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
is my God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"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.'"

King James Bible
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will put this third through the fire; I will 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: Yahweh is our God."

International Standard Version
And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, 'This is my people,' and they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"

NET Bible
Then I will bring the remaining third into the fire; I will refine them like silver is refined and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name and I will answer; I will say, 'These are my people,' and they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will bring this third [of the people] through the fire. I will refine them as silver is refined. I will test them as gold is tested. They will call on me, and I will answer them. I will say, 'They are my people.' They will reply, 'The LORD is our God.'"

King James 2000 Bible
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them as gold is tested: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, They are my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.
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