Zechariah 11:17
Text Analysis
1945 [e]ה֣וֹי
7473 [e]רֹעִ֤י
to shepherdV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
457 [e]הָֽאֱלִיל֙
the worthlessArt | Adj-ms
5800 [e]עֹזְבִ֣י
who leavesV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
6629 [e]הַצֹּ֔אן
the flockArt | N-cs
2719 [e]חֶ֥רֶב
a sword [shall be]N-fs
5921 [e]עַל־
2220 [e]זְרוֹע֖וֹ
his armN-fsc | 3ms
5921 [e]וְעַל־
and againstConj-w | Prep
5869 [e]עֵ֣ין
3225 [e]יְמִינ֑וֹ
his rightN-fsc | 3ms
2220 [e]זְרֹעוֹ֙
His armN-fsc | 3ms
3001 [e]יָב֣וֹשׁ
3001 [e]תִּיבָ֔שׁ
shall witherV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
5869 [e]וְעֵ֥ין
and eyeConj-w | N-csc
3225 [e]יְמִינ֖וֹ
his rightN-fsc | 3ms
3543 [e]כָּהֹ֥ה
3543 [e]תִכְהֶֽה׃
shall be blindedV-Qal-Imperf-3fs

Hebrew Texts
זכריה 11:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הֹ֣וי רֹעִ֤י הָֽאֱלִיל֙ עֹזְבִ֣י הַצֹּ֔אן חֶ֥רֶב עַל־זְרֹועֹ֖ו וְעַל־עֵ֣ין יְמִינֹ֑ו זְרֹעֹו֙ יָבֹ֣ושׁ תִּיבָ֔שׁ וְעֵ֥ין יְמִינֹ֖ו כָּהֹ֥ה תִכְהֶֽה׃ ס

זכריה 11:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הוי רעי האליל עזבי הצאן חרב על־זרועו ועל־עין ימינו זרעו יבוש תיבש ועין ימינו כהה תכהה׃ ס

זכריה 11:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הוי רעי האליל עזבי הצאן חרב על־זרועו ועל־עין ימינו זרעו יבוש תיבש ועין ימינו כהה תכהה׃ ס

זכריה 11:17 Hebrew Bible
הוי רעי האליל עזבי הצאן חרב על זרועו ועל עין ימינו זרעו יבוש תיבש ועין ימינו כהה תכהה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Woe to the worthless shepherd Who leaves the flock! A sword will be on his arm And on his right eye! His arm will be totally withered And his right eye will be blind."

King James Bible
Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to the worthless shepherd who deserts the flock! May a sword strike his arm and his right eye! May his arm wither away and his right eye go completely blind!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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the sword.

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his arm.

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