Zechariah 4:6

NET ©

Therefore he told me, “These signify the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by strength and not by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord who rules over all.”

NIV ©

So he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty.

NASB ©

Then he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts.

NLT ©

Then he said to me, "This is what the LORD says to Zerubbabel: It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit, says the LORD Almighty.

MSG ©

"This is GOD's Message to Zerubbabel: 'You can't force these things. They only come about through my Spirit,' says GOD-of-the-Angel-Armies.

BBE ©

This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by force or by power, but by my spirit, says the Lord of armies.

NRSV ©

He said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, says the LORD of hosts.

NKJV ©

So he answered and said to me: "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ Says the LORD of hosts.

KJV
Then he answered
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and spake
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unto me, saying
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This [is] the word
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of the LORD
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unto Zerubbabel
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saying
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Not by might
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nor by power
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but by my spirit
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saith
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the LORD
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of hosts
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{might: or, army}
HEBREW
twabu
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hwhy
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rma
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yxwrb
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Ma
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yk
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xkb
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alw
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lyxb
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al
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rmal
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lbbrz
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la
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hwhy
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rbd
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hz
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rmal
<0559>
yla
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rmayw
<0559>
Neyw (4:6)
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LXXM
kai
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CONJ
apekriyh
 
V-API-3S
kai
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CONJ
eipen
 
V-AAI-3S
prov
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PREP
me
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P-AS
legwn
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V-PAPNS
outov
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D-NSM
o
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T-NSM
logov
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N-NSM
kuriou
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N-GSM
prov
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PREP
zorobabel
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N-PRI
legwn
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V-PAPNS
ouk
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ADV
en
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PREP
dunamei
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N-DSF
megalh
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A-DSF
oude
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CONJ
en
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PREP
iscui
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N-DSF
all
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CONJ
h
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CONJ
en
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PREP
pneumati
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N-DSN
mou
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P-GS
legei
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V-PAI-3S
kuriov
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N-NSM
pantokratwr
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N-NSM
NET © [draft] ITL
Therefore
<06030>
he told
<0559>
me
<0413>
, “These signify
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the word
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of the Lord
<03068>
to
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Zerubbabel
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: ‘Not
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by strength
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and not
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by power
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, but
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by my Spirit
<07307>
,’ says
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the Lord
<03068>
who rules over all
<06635>
.”
NET © Notes

sn It is premature to understand the Spirit here as the Holy Spirit (the third Person of the Trinity), though the OT prepares the way for that NT revelation (cf. Gen 1:2; Exod 23:3; 31:3; Num 11:17-29; Judg 3:10; 6:34; 2 Kgs 2:9, 15, 16; Ezek 2:2; 3:12; 11:1, 5).