16 The Lord called you a thriving olive tree(A)
    with fruit beautiful in form.
But with the roar of a mighty storm
    he will set it on fire,(B)
    and its branches will be broken.(C)

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Also there are two olive trees(A) by it, one on the right of the bowl and the other on its left.”

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So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel:(A) ‘Not(B) by might nor by power,(C) but by my Spirit,’(D) says the Lord Almighty.

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14 So he said, “These are the two who are anointed(A) to[a] serve the Lord of all the earth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 4:14 Or two who bring oil and

Repentance to Bring Blessing

14 [a]Return,(A) Israel, to the Lord your God.
    Your sins(B) have been your downfall!(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 14:1 In Hebrew texts 14:1-9 is numbered 14:2-10.

“I will heal(A) their waywardness(B)
    and love them freely,(C)
    for my anger has turned away(D) from them.
I will be like the dew(E) to Israel;
    he will blossom like a lily.(F)
Like a cedar of Lebanon(G)
    he will send down his roots;(H)
    his young shoots will grow.
His splendor will be like an olive tree,(I)
    his fragrance like a cedar of Lebanon.(J)
People will dwell again in his shade;(K)
    they will flourish like the grain,
they will blossom(L) like the vine—
    Israel’s fame will be like the wine(M) of Lebanon.(N)

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