Zechariah 14 Commentary

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Zechariah 14:1-8

Zechariah predicts a day when the Gentile nations will invade Jerusalem and carry half of her residents off into exile. Afterward, God will intervene with His angelic army to deliver her and defeat the nations. Jerusalem will become a source of life-giving waters.

Zechariah 14:9-11

Zechariah foresees a day when everyone will worship and honor the LORD as the only true God. Jerusalem will be secure, and its inhabitants will enjoy their lives freely.

Zechariah 14:12-15

The LORD will strike Jerusalem’s enemies with a plague that will rot out their feet and tongues and kill their animals. Panic will confuse them, prompting them to attack one another. Meanwhile, the Judeans will join the residents of Jerusalem in collecting the spoils of the enemy.

Zechariah 14:16-21

Zechariah predicts a day when the survivors among the nations will go to Jerusalem yearly to celebrate the Feast of Booths and worship the LORD. Anyone who refuses to comply will experience drought. Jerusalem will become a holy city.