Zechariah 1:20
Good News Translation
Then the LORD showed me four workers with hammers.

New Revised Standard Version
Then the LORD showed me four blacksmiths.

New American Bible
Then the LORD showed me four workmen.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord shewed me four smiths.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Lord shewed me four smiths.


Zechariah 9:12-16 Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, I will render thee double as I declare today. . . .

Zechariah 10:3-5 My wrath is kindled against the shepherds, and I will visit upon the buck goats: for the Lord of hosts hath visited his flock, the house of Juda, and hath made them as the horse of his glory in the battle. . . .

Zechariah 12:2-6 Behold I will make Jerusalem a lintel of surfeiting to all the people round about: and Juda also shall be in the siege against Jerusalem. . . .

Deuteronomy 33:25 His shoe shall be iron and brass. As the days of thy youth, so also shall thy old age be.

Judges 11:16,18 But when they came up out of Egypt, he walked through the desert to the Red Sea, and came into Cades. . . .

1 Samuel 12:11 And the Lord sent Jerobaal, and Badan, and Jephte, and Samuel, and delivered you from the hand of your enemies round about, and you dwelt securely.

Nehemiah 9:27 And thou gavest them into the hands of their enemies, and they afflicted them. And in the time of their tribulation they cried to thee, and thou heardest from heaven, and according to the multitude of thy tender mercies thou gavest them saviours, to save them from the hands of their enemies.

Isaiah 54:15-17 Behold, an inhabitant shall come, who was not with me, he that was a stranger to thee before, shall be joined to thee. . . .

Obadiah 1:21 And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel, all the places of the Chanaanites even to Sarepta: and the captivity of Jerusalem that is in Bosphorus, shall possess the cities of the south.

Micah 5:5,6,8,9 And he shall stand, and feed in the strength of the Lord, in the height of the name of the Lord, his God: and they shall be converted, for now shall he be magnified even to the ends of the earth. . . .

The Vision of the Horns
19And I said to the angel that spoke in me: What are these? And he said to me: These are the horns that have scattered Juda, and Israel, and Jerusalem. 20And the Lord shewed me four smiths.21And I said: What come these to do? and he spoke, saying: These are the horns which have scattered Juda every man apart, and none of them lifted up his head: and these are come to fray them, to cast down the horns of the nations, that have lifted up the horn upon the land of Juda to scatter it.…
Cross References
Isaiah 44:12
The smith hath wrought with his file, with coals, and with hammers he hath formed it, and hath wrought with the strength of his arm: he shall hunger and faint, he shall drink no water, and shall be weary.

Isaiah 54:16
Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and bringeth forth an instrument for his work, and I have created the killer to destroy.

Zechariah 1:19
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