Zechariah 4 Commentary

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Zechariah 4:1-7

Zechariah sees a golden lampstand with two olive trees on each side. He asks the interpreting angel to explain the vision to him. The angel tells Zechariah that the LORD’s Spirit will remove obstacles to the rebuilding of the temple, so that Zerubbabel will complete its reconstruction.

Zechariah 4:8-10

Zechariah learns that Zerubbabel, who laid the temple foundation, will complete it because the LORD watches over all the events of the world.

Zechariah 4:11-14

Zechariah again asks the angel about the meaning of the two olive trees standing by the lampstand and the two olive branches beside the golden pipes. The angel reveals to him that they are the two men God appoints to serve Him.