Zechariah 13:7
Good News Translation
The LORD Almighty says, "Wake up, sword, and attack the shepherd who works for me! Kill him, and the sheep will be scattered. I will attack my people

Contemporary English Version
The LORD All-Powerful said: My sword, wake up! Attack my shepherd and friend. Strike down the shepherd! Scatter the little sheep, and I will destroy them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

O sword.

Deuteronomy 32:41,42 If I shall whet my sword as the lightning, and my hand take hold on judgment: I will render vengeance to my enemies, and repay them that hate me. . . .

Isaiah 27:1 In that day the Lord with his hard, and great, and strong sword shall visit leviathan the bar serpent, and leviathan the crooked serpent, and shall slay the whale that is in the sea.

Jeremiah 47:6 O thou sword of the Lord, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Go into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

Ezekiel 21:4,5,9,10,28 And forasmuch as I have cut off in thee the just and the wicked, therefore shall my sword go forth out of its sheath against all flesh, from the south even to the north. . . .

my shepherd.

Zechariah 11:4,7 Thus saith the Lord my God: Feed the flock of the slaughter, . . .

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

Ezekiel 34:23,24 And I WILL SET UP ONE SHEPHERD OVER THEM, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. . . .

Ezekiel 37:24 And my servant David shall be king over them, and they shall have one shepherd: they shall walk in my judgments, and shall keep my commandments, and shall do them.

Micah 5:2,4 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel. . . .

John 10:10-18 The thief cometh not, but for to steal and to kill and to destroy. I am come that they may have life and may have it more abundantly. . . .

Hebrews 13:20 And may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great pastor of the sheep, our Lord Jesus Christ, in the blood of the everlasting testament,

1 Peter 5:4 And when the prince of pastors shall appear, you shall receive a never fading crown of glory.

the man.

Isaiah 9:6 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .

Hosea 12:3-5 In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel. . . .

Matthew 1:23 Behold a virgin shall be with child, and bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth the Son but the Father: neither doth any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom it shall please the Son to reveal him.

John 1:1,2 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

John 5:17,18 But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work. . . .

John 5:23 That all men may honour the Son, as they honour the Father. He who honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father who hath sent him.

John 8:58 Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you, before Abraham was made, I AM.

John 10:30,38 I and the Father are one. . . .

John 14:1,9-11,23 Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God: believe also in me. . . .

John 16:15 All things whatsoever the Father hath are mine. Therefore I said that he shall receive of me and shew it to you.

John 17:21-23 That they all may be one, as thou, Father, in me, and I in thee; that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. . . .

Philippians 2:6 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Colossians 1:15-19 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: . . .

Hebrews 1:6-12 And again, when he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith: And let all the angels of God adore him. . . .

Revelation 1:8,11,17 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty. . . .

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say

Revelation 21:6 And he said to me: It is done. I am Alpha and Omega: the Beginning and the End. To him that thirsteth, I will give of the fountain of the water of life, freely.

Revelation 22:13-16 I am Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. . . .

smite.

Isaiah 53:4-10 Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted. . . .

Daniel 9:24-26 Seventy weeks are shortened upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, that transgression may be finished, and sin may have an end, and iniquity may be abolished; and everlasting justice may be brought; and vision and prophecy may be fulfilled; and the Saint of saints may be anointed. . . .

John 1:29 The next day, John saw Jesus coming to him; and he saith: Behold the Lamb of God. Behold him who taketh away the sin of the world.

John 3:14-17 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up: . . .

Acts 2:23 This same being delivered up, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you by the hands of wicked men have crucified and slain.

Acts 4:26-28 The kings of the earth stood up: and the princes assembled together against the Lord and his Christ. . . .

Romans 3:24-26 Being justified freely by his grace, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, . . .

Romans 4:25 Who was delivered up for our sins and rose again for our justification.

Romans 5:6-10 For why did Christ, when as yet we were weak, according to the time, die for the ungodly? . . .

Romans 8:32 He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

Galatians 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us (for it is written: Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree).

Colossians 1:19,20 Because in him, it hath well pleased the Father that all fulness should dwell: . . .

Hebrews 10:5-10 Wherefore, when he cometh into the world he saith: Sacrifice and oblation thou wouldest not: but a body thou hast fitted to me. . . .

1 Peter 1:18-20 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers: . . .

1 Peter 2:24,25 Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed. . . .

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.

1 John 4:9,10 By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him. . . .

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell upon the earth adored him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb which was slain from the beginning of the world.

the sheep.

Matthew 26:31,56 Then Jesus saith to them: All you shall be scandalized in me this night. For it is written: I will strike the shepherd: and the sheep of the flock shall be dispersed. . . .

Mark 14:27,50 And Jesus saith to them: You will all be scandalized in my regard this night. For it is written: I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be dispersed. . . .

John 16:32 Behold, the hour cometh, and it is now come, that you shall be scattered every man to his own and shall leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

I will turn.

Zechariah 11:7,11 And I will feed the flock of slaughter for this, O ye poor of the flock. And I took unto me two rods, one I called Beauty, and the other I called a Cord, and I fed the flock. . . .

Matthew 10:42 And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

Matthew 18:10,11,14 See that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father who is in heaven. . . .

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock, for it hath pleased your Father to give you a kingdom.

Luke 17:2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he cast into the sea, than that he should scandalize one of these little ones.

John 18:8,9 Jesus answered: I have told you that I am he. If therefore you seek me, let these go their way, . . .

Context
The Shepherd Struck, the Sheep Scattered
7Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.8And there shall be in all the earth, saith the Lord, two parts in it shall be scattered, and shall perish: but the third part shall be left therein.…
Cross References
Matthew 26:31
Then Jesus saith to them: All you shall be scandalized in me this night. For it is written: I will strike the shepherd: and the sheep of the flock shall be dispersed.

Mark 14:27
And Jesus saith to them: You will all be scandalized in my regard this night. For it is written: I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be dispersed.

John 16:32
Behold, the hour cometh, and it is now come, that you shall be scattered every man to his own and shall leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

Psalm 2:2
The kings of the earth stood up, and the princes met together, against the Lord, and against his Christ.

Isaiah 1:25
And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin.

Isaiah 40:11
He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

Isaiah 53:4
Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted.

Isaiah 53:5
But he was wounded for our iniquities, he was bruised for our sins: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed.

Jeremiah 23:5
Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

Jeremiah 23:6
In those days shall Juda be saved, and Israel shall dwell confidently: and this is the name that they shall call him: The Lord our just one.

Jeremiah 47:6
O thou sword of the Lord, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Go into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

Ezekiel 7:6
An end is come, the end is come, it hath awaked against thee: behold it is come.

Ezekiel 21:3
And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, and I will draw forth my sword out of its sheath, and will cut off in thee the just, and the wicked.

Ezekiel 34:23
And I WILL SET UP ONE SHEPHERD OVER THEM, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 34:24
And I the Lord will be their God: and my servant David the prince in the midst of them: I the Lord have spoken it.

Ezekiel 37:24
And my servant David shall be king over them, and they shall have one shepherd: they shall walk in my judgments, and shall keep my commandments, and shall do them.

Micah 5:2
Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Micah 5:4
Therefore will he give them up even till the time wherein she that travaileth shall bring forth: and the remnant of his brethren shall be converted to the children of Israel.

Additional Translations
Awake, O sword, against My shepherd, against the man who is My Companion,” declares the LORD of Hosts. “Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn My hand against the little ones.Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, said the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand on the little ones.

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

Awake, O sword, against my shepherds, and against the man who is my citizen, saith the Lord Almighty: smite the shepherds, and draw out the sheep: and I will bring mine hand upon the little ones.

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, even against the man [that is] my fellow, saith Jehovah of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered, and I will turn my hand upon the little ones.

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.

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 my hand upon the little ones.

"Awake, sword, against my shepherd, and against the man who is close to me," says Yahweh of Armies. "Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered; and I will turn my hand against the little ones.

Sword, awake against My shepherd, And against a hero -- My fellow, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts. Smite the shepherd, and scattered is the flock, And I have put back My hand on the little ones.
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