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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Zechariah 11:12


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    King James Bible - Zechariah 11:12

    And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.

    World English Bible

    I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of
    silver.

    Douay-Rheims - Zechariah 11:12

    And I said to them: If it be good in your
    eyes, bring hither my wages: and if not, be quiet. And they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And I said to them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of
    silver.

    Original Hebrew

    ואמר
    559 אליהם 413 אם 518 טוב 2896 בעיניכם 5869 הבו 3051 שׂכרי 7939 ואם 518 לא 3808 חדלו 2308 וישׁקלו 8254 את 853 שׂכרי 7939 שׁלשׁים 7970 כסף׃ 3701

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    1Ki 21:2 2Ch 30:4 *margins

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 11:12

    Y les dije: Si os parece bien, dadme mi salario; y si no, dejadlo. Y apreciaron mi salario en treinta piezas de plata.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Zechariah 11:12

    Verse 12. If ye think good, give me my
    price] "Give me my hire." And we find they rated it contemptuously; thirty pieces of silver being the price of a slave, Exod. xxi. 32.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 12. And I said unto them, If ye think good , etc.] Not to the
    poor of the flock that waited on him, and knew the word of the Lord, and valued it; but to the other Jews that despised Christ and his Gospel: give me my price ; or, “give my price” f250 ; what I am valued at by you, to Judas the betrayer: or the price due unto him for feeding the flock, such as faith in him, love to him, reverence and worship of him. So the Targum paraphrases it, “do my will”. Kimchi says the price is repentance, and good works: and if not, forbear ; unless all is done freely, willingly, and cheerfully; (see Ezekiel 2:5,7) or, if worth nothing, give nothing: So they weighed for my price thirty [pieces] of silver ; the price a servant was valued at, ( Exodus 21:32) see the fulfilment of this prophecy in ( Matthew 26:15). The Jews own that this prophecy belongs to the Messiah; but wrongly interpret it of thirty precepts given by him: in just retaliation and righteous judgment, thirty Jews were sold by the Romans for a penny, by way of contempt of them f252 .

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 4-14 -
    Christ came into this world for judgment to the Jewish church an nation, which were wretchedly corrupt and degenerate. Those have their minds wofully blinded, who do ill, and justify themselves in it; but God will not hold those guiltless who hold themselves so. How can we go to God to beg a blessing on unlawful methods of getting wealth, or to return thanks for success in them? There was a general decay of religion among them, and they regarded it not. The Good Shepherd woul feed his flock, but his attention would chiefly be directed to the poor. As an emblem, the prophet seems to have taken two staves; Beauty denoted the privileges of the Jewish nation, in their nationa covenant; the other he called Bands, denoting the harmony whic hitherto united them as the flock of God. But they chose to cleave to false teachers. The carnal mind and the friendship of the world ar enmity to God; and God hates all the workers of iniquity: it is easy to foresee what this will end in. The prophet demanded wages, or a reward and received thirty pieces of silver. By Divine direction he cast it to the potter, as in disdain for the smallness of the sum. This shadowe forth the bargain of Judas to betray Christ, and the final method of applying it. Nothing ruins a people so certainly, as weakening the brotherhood among them. This follows the dissolving of the covenan between God and them: when sin abounds, love waxes cold, and civi contests follow. No wonder if those fall out among themselves, who have provoked God to fall out with them. Wilful contempt of Christ is the great cause of men's ruin. And if professors rightly valued Christ they would not contend about little matters.


    Original Hebrew

    ואמר 559 אליהם 413 אם 518 טוב 2896 בעיניכם 5869 הבו 3051 שׂכרי 7939 ואם 518 לא 3808 חדלו 2308 וישׁקלו 8254 את 853 שׂכרי 7939 שׁלשׁים 7970 כסף׃ 3701


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