Zechariah 8:11
New International Version
But now I will not deal with the remnant of this people as I did in the past,” declares the LORD Almighty.

New Living Translation
“But now I will not treat the remnant of my people as I treated them before, says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

English Standard Version
But now I will not deal with the remnant of this people as in the former days, declares the LORD of hosts.

Berean Study Bible
But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as I did in the past,” declares the LORD of Hosts.

King James Bible
But now I will not be unto the residue of this people as in the former days, saith the LORD of hosts.

New King James Version
But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days,’ says the LORD of hosts.

New American Standard Bible
But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days,’ declares the LORD of armies.

NASB 1995
‘But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days,’ declares the LORD of hosts.

NASB 1977
‘But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days,’ declares the LORD of hosts.

Amplified Bible
But now [in this time since you began to build] I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days,’ declares the LORD of hosts.

Christian Standard Bible
But now, I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days”—this is the declaration of the LORD of Armies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But now, I will not treat the remnant of this people as in the former days"—this is the declaration of the LORD of Hosts. “

American Standard Version
But now I will not be unto the remnant of this people as in the former days, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore I have not been for the remnant of this people as in the former days, says LORD JEHOVAH of Hosts

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But now I will not do to the remnant of this people according to the former days, saith the Lord Almighty.

Contemporary English Version
My people, only a few of you are left, and I promise not to punish you as I did before.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But now I will not deal with the remnant of this people according to the former days, saith the Lord of hosts.

English Revised Version
But now I will not be unto the remnant of this people as in the former days, saith the LORD of hosts.

Good News Translation
But now I am treating the survivors of this nation differently.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But now I won't deal with the few remaining people as I did in earlier times, declares the LORD of Armies.

International Standard Version
"'But now I will not treat the survivors of this people as I did formerly,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But now I will not be unto the remnant of this people as in the former days, saith the LORD of hosts.

Literal Standard Version
And now, not as [in] the former days [am] I to the remnant of this people, A declaration of YHWH of Hosts.

NET Bible
But I will be different now to this remnant of my people from the way I was in those days,' says the LORD who rules over all,

New Heart English Bible
But now I will not be to the remnant of this people as in the former days," says the LORD of hosts.

World English Bible
But now I will not be to the remnant of this people as in the former days," says Yahweh of Armies.

Young's Literal Translation
And now, not as in the former days am I to the remnant of this people, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Restoration of Jerusalem
10For before those days neither man nor beast received wages, nor was there safety from the enemy for anyone who came or went, for I had turned every man against his neighbor. 11But now I will not treat the remnant of this people as I did in the past,” declares the LORD of Hosts. 12“For the seed will be prosperous, the vine will yield its fruit, the ground will yield its produce, and the skies will give their dew. To the remnant of this people I will give all these things as an inheritance.…

Cross References
Psalm 103:9
He will not always accuse us, nor harbor His anger forever.

Isaiah 12:1
In that day you will say: "O LORD, I will praise You. Although You were angry with me, Your anger has turned away, and You have comforted me.

Haggai 2:19
Is there still seed in the barn? The vine, the fig, the pomegranate, and the olive tree have not yet yielded fruit. But from this day on, I will bless you."


Treasury of Scripture

But now I will not be to the residue of this people as in the former days, said the LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 8:8,9
And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness…

Psalm 103:9
He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Isaiah 11:13
The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.









Verse 11. - But now I will not be. God's attitude towards the people had already changed in consequence of their diligence in the work of restoration. Perowne renders, "Now I am not." The residue; the remnant; the returned Jews (ver. 12; Haggai 1:12). The former days. In the time of their inactivity, when a curse rested upon them and upon their land. The curse was now removed, and a marked amelioration had set in (Haggai 2:15-19).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But now
וְעַתָּ֗ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

I
אֲנִ֔י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will not treat
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

the remnant
לִשְׁאֵרִ֖ית (liš·’ê·rîṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7611: Rest, residue, remnant, remainder

of this
הַזֶּ֑ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

people
הָעָ֣ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

as I did in the past,”
הָרִֽאשֹׁנִים֙ (hā·ri·šō·nîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7223: First, in place, time, rank

declares
נְאֻ֖ם (nə·’um)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

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

of Hosts.
צְבָאֽוֹת׃ (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign


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