SEV Biblia, Chapter 13:8 Y acontecerá en toda la tierra, dijo el Señor, que las dos partes serán taladas en ella, y se perderán; y la tercera quedará en ella.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Zechariah 13:8 Verse 8. Two parts therein shall be cut off] In the war with the Romans.
But the third shall be left] Those who believe on the Lord Jesus Christ shall be preserved alive; and not one of these perished in the siege, or afterwards, by those wars.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 8. And it shall come to pass, [that] in all the land, saith the Lord , etc.] Either in all the land of Israel, as Kimchi interprets it; or rather in all the world, as Aben Ezra and others; for this prophecy seems to have respect, not to the calamities of the Jews at the destruction of Jerusalem, after the death of Christ, when a few were saved, a remnant according to the election of grace, yet so as by fire, for whose sake the days of tribulation were shortened; but to the external state of the church, and the trouble of it throughout Christendom, about the time of the destruction of antichrist: two parts therein shall be cut off [and] die ; all hypocrites, formalists, and outward court worshippers; who seem as if they would be at this time two thirds of the professors of true religion; who will not be able to stand the hour of temptation that will come upon all the earth, to try the inhabitants of it; which will be the last struggle of the beast of Rome, ( Revelation 3:10) but will be twice dead, plucked up by the roots; will die to the profession of religion, and be cut off from the people of God, and have no more a name with them: but the third shall be left therein ; the few names in Sardis, which have not defiled their garments; the hundred forty and four thousand that will stand with Christ, and by him, on Mount Zion, being redeemed from among men, ( Revelation 3:4 14:1,4) compare with this ( Revelation 16:19).
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 7-9 - Here is a prophecy of the sufferings of Christ. God the Father gav order to the sword of his justice to awake against his Son, when he freely made his soul an offering for sin. As God, he is called "m Fellow." Christ and the Father are one. He is the Shepherd who was to lay down his life for the sheep. If a Sacrifice, he must be slain, for without shedding of the life-blood there was no remission. This swor must awake against him, yet he had no sin of his own to answer for. I may refer to the whole of Christ's sufferings, especially his agonie in the garden and on the cross, when he endured unspeakable anguis till Divine justice was fully satisfied. Smite the Shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. This passage our Lord Jesus declares wa fulfilled, when all his disciples, in the night wherein he wa betrayed, forsook him and fled. It has, and shall have it accomplishment, in the destruction of the corrupt and hypocritical par of the professed church. Because of the sin of the Jews in rejectin and crucifying Christ, and in opposing his gospel, the Romans woul destroy the greater part. But a remnant would be saved. And if we ar his people, we shall be refined as gold; he will be God, and the end of all our trials and sufferings will be praise, and honour, and glory, a the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ __________________________________________________________________
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