Zechariah 10:4
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New International Version
From Judah will come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler.

King James Bible
Out of him came forth the corner, out of him the nail, out of him the battle bow, out of him every oppressor together.

Darby Bible Translation
From him shall come forth the corner-stone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every exactor together.

World English Bible
From him will come forth the cornerstone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler together.

Young's Literal Translation
From him is a corner-stone, From him a nail, from him a battle-bow, From him goeth forth every exactor together.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Mohammed, using the same word, calls Pharaoh the lord or master of the nails, that is, well attended by nobles and officers capable of administering his affairs. Koran, Sur. 38:11, and 89:9. So some understand this passage of the Koran. Mr. Sale seems to prefer another interpretation.

Taylor, in his Concordance, thinks יתד yathed means the pillar or post that stands in the middle, and supports the tent, in which such pegs are fixed to hang their arms, etc., upon; referring to Shaw's Travels, p. 287. But יתד yathed is never used, as far as appears to me, in that sense. It was indeed necessary that the pillar of the tent should have such pegs on it for that purpose; but the hanging of such things in this manner upon this pillar does not prove that יתד yathed was the pillar itself.

A glorious throne "A glorious seat" - That is, his father's house and all his own family shall be gloriously seated, shall flourish in honor and prosperity; and shall depend upon him, and be supported by him.

Zechariah 10:4Out of him came forth the corner - This is spoken of the tribe of Judah: all strength, counsel, and excellence came from that tribe. The corner stone, the ornament and completion of the building; the nail, by which the tents were fastened, and on which they hung their clothes, armor, etc., the battlebow, the choicest archers.

Every oppressor together - Those heroes and generals, by whom, under God, their foes should be totally routed. Newcome translates, "Every ruler together." Perhaps all this is spoken of the Messiah.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

of him came forth.

Zechariah 1:20,21 And the LORD showed me four carpenters...

Zechariah 9:13-16 When I have bent Judah for me, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece...

Zechariah 12:6-8 In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf...

Numbers 24:17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near: there shall come a Star out of Jacob...

Isaiah 41:14-16 Fear not, you worm Jacob, and you men of Israel; I will help you, said the LORD, and your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel...

Isaiah 49:2 And he has made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand has he hid me, and made me a polished shaft...

Isaiah 54:16 Behold, I have created the smith that blows the coals in the fire, and that brings forth an instrument for his work...

Jeremiah 1:18 For, behold, I have made you this day a defended city, and an iron pillar, and brazen walls against the whole land...

Micah 5:5-8 And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces...

Matthew 9:38 Pray you therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.

2 Corinthians 10:4,5 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)...

Ephesians 4:8-11 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men...

Ephesians 6:10-17 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might...

2 Timothy 2:4 No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.

Revelation 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings...

Revelation 19:13-15 And he was clothed with a clothing dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God...

the corner.

1 Samuel 14:38 And Saul said, Draw you near here, all the chief of the people: and know and see wherein this sin has been this day.

Isaiah 19:13 The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt...

the nail.

Ezra 9:8 And now for a little space grace has been showed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape...

Isaiah 22:23-25 And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house...

the battle.

Zechariah 9:8,10 And I will encamp about my house because of the army, because of him that passes by, and because of him that returns...

Genesis 49:24 But his bow stayed in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...

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The prophet Micah was struck with the energy and devotion of the heathen to their gods. He saw the grip these idols had of their votaries, how no expense was spared, no sacrifice withheld, for the sake of a filthy lie embodied in a stone or golden image. While he listened to the songs of the heathen, his heart warmed as he thought of the greatness of Jehovah, and so he cried out--"All people will walk every one in the name of his God, and we will walk in the name of the Lord our God for ever and
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Cross References
Luke 20:17
Jesus looked directly at them and asked, "Then what is the meaning of that which is written: "'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'?

Ephesians 2:20
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.

1 Peter 2:6
For in Scripture it says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame."

Isaiah 19:13
The officials of Zoan have become fools, the leaders of Memphis are deceived; the cornerstones of her peoples have led Egypt astray.

Isaiah 22:23
I will drive him like a peg into a firm place; he will become a seat of honor for the house of his father.

Jeremiah 51:20
"You are my war club, my weapon for battle-- with you I shatter nations, with you I destroy kingdoms,

Zechariah 9:10
I will take away the chariots from Ephraim and the warhorses from Jerusalem, and the battle bow will be broken. He will proclaim peace to the nations. His rule will extend from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth.

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