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22 I will overthrow royal thrones. I will annihilate the strength of national governments. I will overthrow chariots along with those who drive them. Both[a] horses and their riders will fall, each one by means of his comrade’s weapon.[b] 23 On that day,’ declares the Lord of the Heavenly Armies, ‘I will take you, my servant Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will set you in place like a signet ring. For I have chosen you,’ declares the Lord of the Heavenly Armies.”

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Footnotes

  1. Haggai 2:22 The Heb. lacks Both
  2. Haggai 2:22 Lit. sword

22 I will overturn(A) royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms.(B) I will overthrow chariots(C) and their drivers; horses and their riders(D) will fall, each by the sword of his brother.(E)

23 “‘On that day,(F)’ declares the Lord Almighty, ‘I will take you, my servant(G) Zerubbabel(H) son of Shealtiel,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will make you like my signet ring,(I) for I have chosen you,’ declares the Lord Almighty.”

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22 And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the heathen; and I will overthrow the chariots, and those that ride in them; and the horses and their riders shall come down, every one by the sword of his brother.

23 In that day, saith the Lord of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the Lord, and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith the Lord of hosts.

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