Zechariah 4:13
New International Version
He replied, "Do you not know what these are?" "No, my lord," I said.

New Living Translation
“Don’t you know?” he asked. “No, my lord,” I replied.

English Standard Version
He said to me, “Do you not know what these are?” I said, “No, my lord.”

Berean Study Bible
“Do you not know what these are?” he inquired. “No, my lord,” I replied.

King James Bible
And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.

New King James Version
Then he answered me and said, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

New American Standard Bible
So he answered me, saying, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

NASB 1995
So he answered me, saying, "Do you not know what these are?" And I said, "No, my lord."

NASB 1977
So he answered me saying, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

Amplified Bible
And he answered me, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then he inquired of me, “Don’t you know what these are? ” “No, my lord,” I replied.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he inquired of me, "Don't you know what these are?"" No, my lord," I replied."

American Standard Version
And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to me: Do you not know what these are? And I said: “No, my Lord.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to me, Knowest thou not what these are? and I said, No, my lord.

Contemporary English Version
"Don't you know?" he asked. "No sir, I don't," was my answer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke to me, saying: Knowest thou not what these are? And I said: No, my lord.

English Revised Version
And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.

Good News Translation
He asked me, "Don't you know?" "No, I don't, sir," I answered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He asked me, "Don't you know what these things mean?" "No, sir," I answered.

International Standard Version
The angel replied, "You don't know what these are, do you?" I responded to him, "No, sir."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he answered me and said: 'Knowest thou not what these are?' And I said: 'No, my lord.'

Literal Standard Version
And he speaks to me, saying, “Have you not known what these [are]?” And I say, “No, my lord.”

NET Bible
He replied, "Don't you know what these are?" And I said, "No, sir."

New Heart English Bible
He answered me, "Do you not know what these are?" I said, "No, my lord."

World English Bible
He answered me, "Don't you know what these are?" I said, "No, my lord."

Young's Literal Translation
And he speaketh unto me, saying, 'Hast thou not known what these are?' And I say, 'No, my lord.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Vision of the Lampstand and Olive Trees
12And I questioned him further, “What are the two olive branches beside the two gold pipes from which the golden oil pours?” 13“Do you not know what these are?” he inquired. “No, my lord,” I replied. 14So he said, “These are the two anointed ones who are standing beside the Lord of all the earth.”…

Cross References
Zechariah 4:4
"What are these, my lord?" I asked the angel who was speaking with me.

Zechariah 4:5
"Do you not know what they are?" replied the angel. "No, my lord," I answered.

Zechariah 4:12
And I questioned him further, "What are the two olive branches beside the two gold pipes from which the golden oil pours?"


Treasury of Scripture

And he answered me and said, Know you not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.

Knowest.

Zechariah 4:5
Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.

Hebrews 5:11,12
Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing…









Verse 13. - Knowest thou not? (comp. ver. 5). The angel wishes to impress upon the prophet whence came the power of the theocracy and the Divine order manifested therein.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Do you not
הֲל֥וֹא (hă·lō·w)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

know
יָדַ֖עְתָּ (yā·ḏa‘·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

what
מָה־ (māh-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

these are?”
אֵ֑לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

he inquired.
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“No,
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

my lord,”
אֲדֹנִֽי׃ (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

I replied.
וָאֹמַ֖ר (wā·’ō·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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