Zechariah: Intolerance

  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