Zechariah
Introduction

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Injustice
Cruelty and Violence
Absurdities
Intolerance
Prophecy
Contradictions
Women
Good Stuff
Family Values
Interpretation
Science and History

Intolerance in Zechariah

  1. God says the Israelites are his favorite people, "the apple of his eye." If you mess with them, he'll shake his hand at you. 2:8-9

  2. "For I set all men every one against his neighbor." 8:10

  3. God will cast out Tyrus and devour it with fire. 9:4

  4. "I [God] make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire ... and they shall devour all the people round about." 12:6

  5. "I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem." 12:9

  6. Someday prophets will be killed by their own parents by "thrusting him through when he prophesieth." 13:3

  7. God will "go forth and fight" for Jerusalem with "his feet" on the mount of Olives. (After he forces all the nations of the world to fight against Jerusalem.) 14:3

  8. God will make everyone fight and kill his neighbor. 14:13

  9. Whoever survives all these plagues and slaughters must worship God. 14:16

  10. God will "smite the heathen" with a plague. 14:18

  11. "There shall be no more the Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts." 14:21