Zechariah 14:13
New International Version
On that day people will be stricken by the LORD with great panic. They will seize each other by the hand and attack one another.

New Living Translation
On that day they will be terrified, stricken by the LORD with great panic. They will fight their neighbors hand to hand.

English Standard Version
And on that day a great panic from the LORD shall fall on them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of the one will be raised against the hand of the other.

Berean Study Bible
On that day a great panic from the LORD will come upon them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other.

King James Bible
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

New King James Version
It shall come to pass in that day That a great panic from the LORD will be among them. Everyone will seize the hand of his neighbor, And raise his hand against his neighbor’s hand;

New American Standard Bible
And it will come about on that day that a great panic from the LORD will fall on them; and they will seize one another’s hand, and the hand of one will be raised against the hand of another.

NASB 1995
It will come about in that day that a great panic from the LORD will fall on them; and they will seize one another’s hand, and the hand of one will be lifted against the hand of another.

NASB 1977
And it will come about in that day that a great panic from the LORD will fall on them; and they will seize one another’s hand, and the hand of one will be lifted against the hand of another.

Amplified Bible
In that day a great panic and dismay from the LORD will fall on them; and they will seize one another’s hand, and the hand of the one will be raised against the hand of the other.

Christian Standard Bible
On that day a great panic from the LORD will be among them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On that day a great panic from the LORD will be among them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other.

American Standard Version
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from Jehovah shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In that day, great alarm of LORD JEHOVAH will be among them, and they shall take hold, each man on his neighbor, and his hand shall cleave on the hand of his neighbor

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there shall be in that day a great panic from the Lord upon them; and they shall lay hold every man of the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall be clasped with the hand of his neighbour.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD will make them go into a frenzy and start attacking each other,

Douay-Rheims Bible
In that day there shall be a great tumult from the Lord among them: and a man shall take the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall be clasped upon his neighbour's hand.

English Revised Version
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

Good News Translation
At that time the LORD will make them so confused and afraid that everyone will seize the man next to him and attack him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On that day a large-scale panic from the LORD will spread among them. One person will grab the hand of another, and one will attack the other.

International Standard Version
At that time, they will be stricken with a terrible panic from the LORD. Everyone will attack each other.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall come to pass in that day, That a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; And they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, And his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

Literal Standard Version
And it has come to pass in that day, A great destruction [from] YHWH is among them, And they have each seized the hand of his neighbor, And his hand has gone up against the hand of his neighbor.

NET Bible
On that day there will be great confusion from the LORD among them; they will seize each other and attack one another violently.

New Heart English Bible
It will happen in that day, that a great panic from the LORD will be among them; and they will lay hold everyone on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand will rise up against the hand of his neighbor.

World English Bible
It will happen in that day, that a great panic from Yahweh will be among them; and they will lay hold everyone on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand will rise up against the hand of his neighbor.

Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, in that day, A great destruction from Jehovah is among them, And they have seized each the hand of his neighbour, And gone up hath his hand against the hand of his neighbour.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Destroyers of Jerusalem Destroyed
12And this will be the plague with which the LORD strikes all the peoples who have warred against Jerusalem: Their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths. 13On that day a great panic from the LORD will come upon them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other. 14Judah will also fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected—gold, silver, and apparel in great abundance.…

Cross References
Zechariah 11:6
For I will no longer have compassion on the people of the land, declares the LORD, but behold, I will cause each man to fall into the hands of his neighbor and his king, who will devastate the land, and I will not deliver it from their hands."

Zechariah 14:14
Judah will also fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected--gold, silver, and apparel in great abundance.


Treasury of Scripture

And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor.

a great.

Zechariah 12:4
In that day, saith the LORD, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness.

Judges 7:22
And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.

1 Samuel 14:15-23
And there was trembling in the host, in the field, and among all the people: the garrison, and the spoilers, they also trembled, and the earth quaked: so it was a very great trembling…









Verse 13. - A great tumult from the Lord (Zechariah 12:4). A general panic or confusion sent by the Lord, such as befell the Midianites (Judges 7:22) and the Philistines (l 1 Samuel 14:20), which ends in mutual slaughter. They shall lay hold every one, etc. In this general panic each shall seize his neighbour's hand in fierce contention. The next clause gives the same meaning (comp. Zechariah 11:6).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
On that
הַה֔וּא (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

day
בַּיּ֣וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

a great
רַבָּ֖ה (rab·bāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

panic
מְהֽוּמַת־ (mə·hū·maṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 4103: Tumult, confusion, disquietude, discomfiture

from the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

will come upon them,
וְהָיָה֙ (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

so that each
אִ֚ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

will seize
וְהֶחֱזִ֗יקוּ (wə·he·ḥĕ·zî·qū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

the hand
יַ֣ד (yaḏ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

of another,
רֵעֵ֔הוּ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

and the hand
יָד֖וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

of one will rise
וְעָלְתָ֥ה (wə·‘ā·lə·ṯāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

against
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the other.
רֵעֵֽהוּ׃ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow


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