Zechariah 1:15
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New International Version
and I am very angry with the nations that feel secure. I was only a little angry, but they went too far with the punishment.'

King James Bible
And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.

Darby Bible Translation
and I am wroth exceedingly with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little wroth, and they helped forward the affliction.

World English Bible
I am very angry with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little displeased, but they added to the calamity."

Young's Literal Translation
And with great wrath I am wroth against the nations who are at ease, For I was a little wroth, and they assisted -- for evil.

Zechariah 1:15 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I was but a little displeased - I was justly displeased with my people, and I gave their enemies a commission against them; but they carried this far beyond my design by oppression and cruelty; and now they shall suffer in their turn.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Zechariah 1:2,11 The LORD has been sore displeased with your fathers...

Isaiah 47:7-9 And you said, I shall be a lady for ever: so that you did not lay these things to your heart...

Jeremiah 48:11-13 Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his lees, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel...

Amos 6:1 Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations...

Revelation 18:7,8 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she said in her heart...

for.

Isaiah 54:8 In a little wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on you...

Hebrews 12:6,7 For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives...

and.

Psalm 69:26 For they persecute him whom you have smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom you have wounded.

Psalm 83:2-5 For, see, your enemies make a tumult: and they that hate you have lifted up the head...

Psalm 137:7 Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Raze it, raze it, even to the foundation thereof.

Isaiah 10:5-7 O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation...

Isaiah 47:6 I was wroth with my people, I have polluted my inheritance, and given them into your hand: you did show them no mercy...

Jeremiah 51:24,34,35 And I will render to Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their evil that they have done in Zion in your sight...

Ezekiel 25:3-7,12-17 And say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus said the Lord GOD; Because you said, Aha, against my sanctuary...

Ezekiel 26:2 Son of man, because that Tyrus has said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned to me...

Ezekiel 29:6,7 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the LORD, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel...

Ezekiel 25:3-9 And say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus said the Lord GOD; Because you said, Aha, against my sanctuary...

Ezekiel 36:4,5 Therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus said the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills...

Amos 1:3-13 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...

Obadiah 1:10-16 For your violence against your brother Jacob shame shall cover you, and you shall be cut off for ever...

Library
Joshua and the Angel
The steady advancement made by the builders of the temple greatly discomfited and alarmed the hosts of evil. Satan determined to put forth still further effort to weaken and discourage God's people by holding before them their imperfections of character. If those who had long suffered because of transgression could again be induced to disregard God's commandments, they would be brought once more under the bondage of sin. Because Israel had been chosen to preserve the knowledge of God in the earth,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Psalm 69:26
For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.

Psalm 123:4
We have endured no end of ridicule from the arrogant, of contempt from the proud.

Jeremiah 48:11
"Moab has been at rest from youth, like wine left on its dregs, not poured from one jar to another-- she has not gone into exile. So she tastes as she did, and her aroma is unchanged.

Amos 1:11
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not relent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,

Zechariah 1:2
"The LORD was very angry with your ancestors.

Zechariah 6:8
Then he called to me, "Look, those going toward the north country have given my Spirit rest in the land of the north."

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