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Zechariah 4:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my lord.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the angel who was speaking with me answered and said to me, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then the angel that talked with me answered and said to me, Knowest thou not what these are? and I said, No, my lord.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my lord.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then answered the messenger who was speaking with me, and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these, are? And I said, No my lord.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the messenger who is speaking with me answereth and saith unto me, 'Hast thou not known what these [are]?' And I say, 'No, my lord.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the angel that spoke in me answered, and said to me: Knowest thou not what these things are? And I said: No, my lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then the Angel that talked with me, answered and said vnto me; Knowest thou not what these be? and I said; No, my Lord.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the angel that talked with me answered, and spoke to me, saying, Knowest thou not what these things are? And I said, No, [my] lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my adon.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then the angel 4397
{4397} Prime
מַלְאָךְ
mal'ak
{mal-awk'}
From an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically of God, that is, an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher).
that talked 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
with me answered 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
me, Knowest 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thou not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
what x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
be? And I said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
No, x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
my n אֲדוֹן. 113
{0113} Prime
אָדוֹן
'adown
{aw-done'}
From an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, that is, controller (human or divine).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Zechariah 4:5

_ _ Knowest thou not, etc. — Not a reproof of his ignorance, but a stimulus to reflection on the mystery.

_ _ No, my lord — ingenious confession of ignorance; as a little child he casts himself for instruction at the feet of the Lord.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Zechariah 4:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Knowest:

Zechariah 4:13 And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these [be]? And I said, No, my lord.
Mark 4:13 And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?

No:

Genesis 41:16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, [It is] not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
Psalms 139:6 [Such] knowledge [is] too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot [attain] unto it.
Daniel 2:30 But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for [any] wisdom that I have more than any living, but for [their] sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of thy heart.
1 Corinthians 2:12-15 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. ... But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
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Gn 41:16. Ps 139:6. Dn 2:30. Zc 4:13. Mk 4:13. 1Co 2:12.

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