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Zechariah 1

Zech. 1:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Therefore say
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
thou unto them, Thus saith
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
of hosts
tsaba' (Hebrew #6635)
from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
KJV usage: appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
Pronounce: tsaw-baw'
Origin: or (feminine) tsbadah {tseb-aw-aw'}
; Turn
shuwb (Hebrew #7725)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again
KJV usage: ((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) X again, (cause to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back), X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again, X fro, get (oneself) (back) again, X give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, X needs, be past, X pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, + say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, X surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.
Pronounce: shoob
Origin: a primitive root
f ye unto me, saith
n'um (Hebrew #5002)
an oracle
KJV usage: (hath) said, saith.
Pronounce: neh-oom'
Origin: from 5001
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
of hosts
tsaba' (Hebrew #6635)
from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
KJV usage: appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
Pronounce: tsaw-baw'
Origin: or (feminine) tsbadah {tseb-aw-aw'}
, and Ig will turn
shuwb (Hebrew #7725)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again
KJV usage: ((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) X again, (cause to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back), X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again, X fro, get (oneself) (back) again, X give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, X needs, be past, X pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, + say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, X surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.
Pronounce: shoob
Origin: a primitive root
unto you, saith
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
of hosts
tsaba' (Hebrew #6635)
from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
KJV usage: appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
Pronounce: tsaw-baw'
Origin: or (feminine) tsbadah {tseb-aw-aw'}
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Deut. 4:30‑31• 30In thy tribulation, and when all these things shall come upon thee, at the end of days, thou shalt return to Jehovah thy God, and shalt hearken to his voice,
31--for Jehovah thy God is a merciful *God,--he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he swore unto them.
(Deut. 4:30‑31)
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Deut. 30:2‑10• 2and shalt return to Jehovah thy God, and shalt hearken to his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy sons, with all thy heart and with all thy soul;
3that then Jehovah thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will gather thee again from all the peoples whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.
4Though there were of you driven out unto the end of the heavens, from thence will Jehovah thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee;
5and Jehovah thy God will bring thee into the land that thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
6And Jehovah thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
7And Jehovah thy God will put all these curses on thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, who have persecuted thee.
8But thou shalt return and hearken to the voice of Jehovah, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day.
9And Jehovah thy God will make thee abound in every work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, for good; for Jehovah will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers;
10if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law; if thou turn to Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul.
(Deut. 30:2‑10)
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1 Kings 8:47‑48• 47and if they shall take it to heart in the land whither they were carried captive, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captive, saying, We have sinned, and have done iniquity, we have dealt perversely;
48and if they return unto thee with all their heart and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies who led them away captive, and pray unto thee toward their land which thou gavest unto their fathers, the city that thou hast chosen, and the house that I have built unto thy name;
(1 Kings 8:47‑48)
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2 Chron. 15:4• 4but in their trouble they turned to Jehovah the God of Israel, and sought him, and he was found of them. (2 Chron. 15:4)
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2 Chron. 30:6‑9• 6And the couriers went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, Ye children of Israel, return to Jehovah the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, and he will return to the remnant of you that are escaped out of the hand of the kings of Assyria.
7And be not like your fathers and like your brethren, who transgressed against Jehovah the God of their fathers, so that he gave them up to desolation, as ye see.
8Now, harden not your necks, as your fathers; yield yourselves to Jehovah, and come to his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever; and serve Jehovah your God, that the fierceness of his anger may turn away from you.
9For if ye return to Jehovah, your brethren and your children shall find compassion with those that have carried them captive, so that they shall come again unto this land; for Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return to him.
(2 Chron. 30:6‑9)
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Neh. 9:28• 28But when they had rest, they did evil again before thee; and thou didst leave them in the hand of their enemies, and they had dominion over them; and again they cried unto thee, and thou heardest them from the heavens, and many times didst thou deliver them, according to thy mercies. (Neh. 9:28)
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Isa. 31:6• 6Turn unto him from whom ye have deeply revolted, ye children of Israel; (Isa. 31:6)
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Isa. 55:6‑7• 6Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.
7Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
(Isa. 55:6‑7)
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Jer. 3:12‑14,22• 12Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah: I will not make my face dark upon you; for I am merciful, saith Jehovah; I will not keep anger for ever.
13Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against Jehovah thy God, and hast turned thy ways hither and thither to the strangers under every green tree; and ye have not hearkened to my voice, saith Jehovah.
14Return, backsliding children, saith Jehovah; for I am a husband unto you, and I will take you, one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion.
22--Return, backsliding children; I will heal your backslidings. … Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art Jehovah our God.
(Jer. 3:12‑14,22)
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Jer. 4:1• 1If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith Jehovah, return unto me; and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not be a wanderer; (Jer. 4:1)
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Jer. 25:5• 5when they said, Turn again now every one from his evil way, and from the wickedness of your doings, and dwell in the land that Jehovah hath given unto you and to your fathers from of old even for ever. (Jer. 25:5)
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Jer. 35:15• 15And I have sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them; and ye shall dwell in the land that I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear nor hearkened unto me. (Jer. 35:15)
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Lam. 3:39‑41• 39Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?
40Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.
41Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto *God in the heavens.
(Lam. 3:39‑41)
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Ezek. 33:11• 11Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel? (Ezek. 33:11)
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Hos. 6:1• 1Come and let us return unto Jehovah: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. (Hos. 6:1)
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Hos. 14:1• 1O Israel, return unto Jehovah thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity. (Hos. 14:1)
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Joel 2:12• 12Yet even now, saith Jehovah, turn to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning; (Joel 2:12)
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Mal. 3:7• 7Since the days of your fathers have ye departed from my statutes, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith Jehovah of hosts. But ye say, Wherein shall we return? (Mal. 3:7)
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Luke 15:18‑20• 18I will rise up and go to my father, and I will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee;
19I am no longer worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
20And he rose up and went to his own father. But while he was yet a long way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell upon his neck, and covered him with kisses.
(Luke 15:18‑20)
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James 4:8‑10• 8Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double-minded.
9Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
10Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he shall exalt you.
(James 4:8‑10)
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Jer. 12:15• 15And it shall come to pass, after I have plucked them up, I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring them back, each one to his inheritance, and each one to his land. (Jer. 12:15)
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Jer. 29:12‑14• 12And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you;
13and ye shall seek me and find me, for ye shall search for me with all your heart,
14and I will be found of you, saith Jehovah. And I will turn your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith Jehovah; and I will bring you again into the place whence I have caused you to be carried away captive.
(Jer. 29:12‑14)
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Jer. 31:18‑20• 18I have indeed heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus: Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised as a bullock not trained: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.
19Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after I knew myself, I smote upon my thigh. I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, for I bear the reproach of my youth.
20Is Ephraim a dear son unto me? is he a child of delights? For whilst I have been speaking against him, I do constantly remember him still. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him: I will certainly have mercy upon him, saith Jehovah.
(Jer. 31:18‑20)
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Hos. 14:4• 4I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely; for mine anger is turned away from him. (Hos. 14:4)
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Mic. 7:19‑20• 19He will yet again have compassion on us, he will tread under foot our iniquities: and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
20Thou wilt perform truth to Jacob, loving-kindness to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers, from the days of old.
(Mic. 7:19‑20)
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Luke 15:21‑22• 21And the son said to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee; I am no longer worthy to be called thy son.
22But the father said to his bondmen, Bring out the best robe and clothe him in it, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;
(Luke 15:21‑22)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Return unto me, saith Jehovah of hostsf, and I will return unto you, saith Jehovah of hosts.

JND Translation Notes

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This name is in Zech. 52 times.