Zechariah 1:10
New International Version
Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, "They are the ones the LORD has sent to go throughout the earth."

New Living Translation
The rider standing among the myrtle trees then explained, “They are the ones the LORD has sent out to patrol the earth.”

English Standard Version
So the man who was standing among the myrtle trees answered, ‘These are they whom the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.’

Berean Study Bible
Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, “They are the ones the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.”

King James Bible
And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom the LORD hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.

New King James Version
And the man who stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, “These are the ones whom the LORD has sent to walk to and fro throughout the earth.”

New American Standard Bible
And the man who was standing among the myrtle trees responded and said, “These are the ones whom the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.”

NASB 1995
And the man who was standing among the myrtle trees answered and said, "These are those whom the LORD has sent to patrol the earth."

NASB 1977
And the man who was standing among the myrtle trees answered and said, “These are those whom the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.”

Amplified Bible
And the Man who stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, “These are the ones whom the LORD has sent to go throughout the earth and patrol it.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, “They are the ones the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, "They are the ones the LORD has sent to patrol the earth."

American Standard Version
And the man that stood among the myrtle-trees answered and said, These are they whom Jehovah hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The man who stood among the trees answered and he said to me: “These are those whom LORD JEHOVAH sent to walk in the earth”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the man that stood between the mountains answered, and said to me, These are they whom the Lord has sent forth to go round the earth.

Contemporary English Version
At once, the man standing among the myrtle trees said, "These are the ones the LORD has sent to find out what's happening on earth."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered, and said: These are they, whom the Lord hath sent to walk through the earth.

English Revised Version
And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom the LORD hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.

Good News Translation
The LORD sent them to go and inspect the earth."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The man standing among the myrtle trees explained, "They're the horses the LORD has sent to patrol the earth."

International Standard Version
The man who stood among the myrtle trees answered, "These are the ones whom the LORD sent out to wander throughout the earth."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man that stood among the myrtle-trees answered and said: 'These are they whom the LORD hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.'

Literal Standard Version
And the one who is standing between the myrtles answers and says, “These [are] they whom YHWH has sent to walk up and down in the land.”

NET Bible
Then the man standing among the myrtle trees spoke up and said, "These are the ones whom the LORD has sent to walk about on the earth."

New Heart English Bible
The man who stood among the myrtle trees answered and said to me, "They are the ones the LORD has sent to go back and forth through the earth."

World English Bible
The man who stood among the myrtle trees answered, "They are the ones Yahweh has sent to go back and forth through the earth."

Young's Literal Translation
And the one who is standing between the myrtles doth answer and say, 'These are they whom Jehovah hath sent to walk up and down in the land.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Vision of the Horses
9“What are these, my lord?” I asked. And the angel who was speaking with me replied, “I will show you what they are.” 10Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, “They are the ones the LORD has sent to patrol the earth.” 11And the riders answered the angel of the LORD who was standing among the myrtle trees, “We have patrolled the earth, and behold, all the earth is at rest and tranquil.”…

Cross References
Job 1:7
"Where have you come from?" said the LORD to Satan. "From roaming through the earth," he replied, "and walking back and forth in it."

Zechariah 1:8
I looked out into the night and saw a man riding on a red horse. He was standing among the myrtle trees in the hollow, and behind him were red, sorrel, and white horses.

Zechariah 1:11
And the riders answered the angel of the LORD who was standing among the myrtle trees, "We have patrolled the earth, and behold, all the earth is at rest and tranquil."

Zechariah 4:10
For who has despised the day of small things? But these seven eyes of the LORD, which scan the whole earth, will rejoice when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel."

Zechariah 6:5
And the angel told me, "These are the four spirits of heaven, going forth from their station before the Lord of all the earth.

Zechariah 6:7
As the strong horses went out, they were eager to go and patrol the earth; and the LORD said, "Go and patrol the earth." So they patrolled the earth.


Treasury of Scripture

And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom the LORD has sent to walk to and fro through the earth.

the man.

Zechariah 1:8,11
I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white…

Zechariah 13:7
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.

Genesis 32:24-31
And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day…

These.

Zechariah 1:11
And they answered the angel of the LORD that stood among the myrtle trees, and said, We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still, and is at rest.

Zechariah 4:10
For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.

Zechariah 6:5-8
And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth…









Verse 10. - The man that stood, etc. The rider upon the red horse of ver. 8, the leader of the company of horsemen. Answered the question which the prophet had proposed, or answered in response to a sign from the interpreting angel. They whom the Lord hath sent, etc. These angelic ministers had been sent to traverse the earth and to report its condition (comp. Job 1:7; Job 2:2; Hebrews 1:14), and to guide it to the carrying out of God's purposes.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the man
הָאִ֛ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

standing
הָעֹמֵ֥ד (hā·‘ō·mêḏ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

among
בֵּין־ (bên-)
Preposition
Strong's 996: An interval, space between

the myrtle trees
הַהַדַסִּ֖ים‪‬ (ha·hă·ḏas·sîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1918: Myrtle (tree)

explained,
וַיַּ֗עַן (way·ya·‘an)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6030: To answer, respond

“They
אֵ֚לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

are the ones
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has sent
שָׁלַ֣ח (šā·laḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

to patrol
לְהִתְהַלֵּ֖ךְ (lə·hiṯ·hal·lêḵ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

the earth.”
בָּאָֽרֶץ׃ (bā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land


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