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Zechariah 11:15

Context
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Again the Lord said to me, “Take up once more the equipment of a foolish shepherd. 1 

XREF

Isa 6:10-12; Jer 2:26,27; La 2:14; Eze 13:3; Mt 15:14; Mt 23:17; Lu 11:40

NET © Notes

sn The grammar (e.g., the incipient participle מֵקִים, maqim, “about to raise up,” v. 16) and overall sense of vv. 15-17 give the incident a future orientation. Zechariah once more is role-playing but this time he is a “foolish” shepherd, i.e., one who does not know God and who is opposed to him (cf. Prov 1:7; 15:5; 20:3; 27:22). The individual who best represents this eschatological enemy of God and his people is the Antichrist (cf. Matt 24:5, 24; 2 Thess 2:3-4; 1 John 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 John 7).



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