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Zechariah 11

Zech. 11:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And I will feed
ra`ah (Hebrew #7462)
to tend a flock; i.e. pasture it; intransitively, to graze (literally or figuratively); generally to rule; by extension, to associate with (as a friend)
KJV usage: X break, companion, keep company with, devour, eat up, evil entreat, feed, use as a friend, make friendship with, herdman, keep (sheep)(-er), pastor, + shearing house, shepherd, wander, waste.
Pronounce: raw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
the flock
tso'n (Hebrew #6629)
from an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men)
KJV usage: (small) cattle, flock (+ -s), lamb (+ -s), sheep((-cote, -fold, -shearer, -herds)).
Pronounce: tsone
Origin: or tsaown (Psalm 144:13) {tseh-one'}
of slaughter
haregah (Hebrew #2028)
slaughter
KJV usage: slaughter.
Pronounce: har-ay-gaw'
Origin: feminine of 2027
, κeven you
ken (Hebrew #3651)
properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles)
KJV usage: + after that (this, -ward, -wards), as ... as, + (for-)asmuch as yet, + be (for which) cause, + following, howbeit, in (the) like (manner, -wise), X the more, right, (even) so, state, straightway, such (thing), surely, + there (where)-fore, this, thus, true, well, X you.
Pronounce: kane
Origin: from 3559
, O poor
`aniy (Hebrew #6041)
depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as 6035, although the margin constantly disputes this, making 6035 subjective and 6041 objective)
KJV usage: afflicted, humble, lowly, needy, poor.
Pronounce: aw-nee'
Origin: from 6031
k of the flock
tso'n (Hebrew #6629)
from an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men)
KJV usage: (small) cattle, flock (+ -s), lamb (+ -s), sheep((-cote, -fold, -shearer, -herds)).
Pronounce: tsone
Origin: or tsaown (Psalm 144:13) {tseh-one'}
. And I took
laqach (Hebrew #3947)
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
KJV usage: accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, X many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.
Pronounce: law-kakh'
Origin: a primitive root
unto me two
shnayim (Hebrew #8147)
feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}; two; also (as ordinal) twofold
KJV usage: both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
Pronounce: shen-ah'-yim
Origin: dual of 8145
staves
maqqel (Hebrew #4731)
from an unused root meaning apparently to germinate; a shoot, i.e. stick (with leaves on, or for walking, striking, guiding, divining)
KJV usage: rod, ((hand- ))staff.
Pronounce: mak-kale;
Origin: or (feminine) maqqlah {mak-kel-aw'}
; the one
'echad (Hebrew #259)
properly, united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
KJV usage: a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any(-thing), apiece, a certain, (dai-)ly, each (one), + eleven, every, few, first, + highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together,
Pronounce: ekh-awd'
Origin: a numeral from 258
I called
qara' (Hebrew #7121)
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.
Pronounce: kaw-raw'
Origin: a primitive root (rather identical with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)
Beauty
no`am (Hebrew #5278)
agreeableness, i.e. delight, suitableness, splendor or grace
KJV usage: beauty, pleasant(-ness).
Pronounce: no'-am
Origin: from 5276
, and the other
'echad (Hebrew #259)
properly, united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
KJV usage: a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any(-thing), apiece, a certain, (dai-)ly, each (one), + eleven, every, few, first, + highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together,
Pronounce: ekh-awd'
Origin: a numeral from 258
I called
qara' (Hebrew #7121)
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.
Pronounce: kaw-raw'
Origin: a primitive root (rather identical with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)
μBands
chabal (Hebrew #2254)
to wind tightly (as a rope), i.e. to bind; specifically, by a pledge; figuratively, to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition)
KJV usage: X at all, band, bring forth, (deal) corrupt(-ly), destroy, offend, lab to (take a) pledge. spoil, travail, X very, withhold.
Pronounce: khaw-bal'
Origin: a primitive root
; and I fed
ra`ah (Hebrew #7462)
to tend a flock; i.e. pasture it; intransitively, to graze (literally or figuratively); generally to rule; by extension, to associate with (as a friend)
KJV usage: X break, companion, keep company with, devour, eat up, evil entreat, feed, use as a friend, make friendship with, herdman, keep (sheep)(-er), pastor, + shearing house, shepherd, wander, waste.
Pronounce: raw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
the flock
tso'n (Hebrew #6629)
from an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men)
KJV usage: (small) cattle, flock (+ -s), lamb (+ -s), sheep((-cote, -fold, -shearer, -herds)).
Pronounce: tsone
Origin: or tsaown (Psalm 144:13) {tseh-one'}
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I will.
even you, O poor.
or, verily the poor.
Isa. 11:4• 4But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked. (Isa. 11:4)
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Isa. 61:1• 1The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; (Isa. 61:1)
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Jer. 5:4‑5• 4Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the Lord, nor the judgment of their God.
5I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the Lord, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
(Jer. 5:4‑5)
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Zeph. 3:12• 12I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the Lord. (Zeph. 3:12)
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Matt. 11:5• 5The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. (Matt. 11:5)
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Mark 12:37• 37David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly. (Mark 12:37)
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James 2:5• 5Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? (James 2:5)
staves.
one.
Psa. 133:1‑3• 1<<A Song of degrees of David.>> Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
2It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
3As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
(Psa. 133:1‑3)
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Ezek. 37:16‑23• 16Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:
17And join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hand.
18And when the children of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not show us what thou meanest by these?
19Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hand.
20And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hand before their eyes.
21And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will gather them on every side, and bring them into their own land:
22And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all:
23Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions: but I will save them out of all their dwellingplaces, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and I will be their God.
(Ezek. 37:16‑23)
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John 17:21‑23• 21That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
22And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one:
23I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.
(John 17:21‑23)
Bands.
or, Binders.

J. N. Darby Translation

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So I fed the flock of slaughter, truly the poorh of the flock. And I took unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty, and the other I called Bands; and I fed the flock.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "afflicted."