Zechariah 9:16 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
And Jehovah their God will save them in that day as the flock of his people; for [they shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted on high over his land.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they [shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
And the LORD their God will save them in that day As the flock of His people; For [they are as] the stones of a crown, Sparkling in His land.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
And the LORD their God will save them in that day as the flock of his people: for [they shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for [they shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
So will Yahweh their God, save them, on that day. yea, as a flock of sheep, his people,for [they shall be like] the jewels of a diadem sparkling over his land.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
And saved them hath Jehovah their God In that day, as a flock of His people, For stones of a crown are displaying themselves over His ground.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
And the Lord their God will save them in that day, as the flock of his people: for holy stones shall be lifted up over his land.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
And the LORD their God shall saue them in that day as the flock of his people, for [they shall be as] the stones of a crowne lifted vp as an ensigne vpon his land.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
And the Lord their God shall save them in that day, [even] his people as a flock; for holy stones are rolled upon his land.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
And Yahweh their Elohim shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they [shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land.
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
Plural of H0433
in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God
; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates
; and sometimes as a superlative.
A primitive root; properly to be open
, that is, (by implication) to be safe
; causatively to free
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2675
them in that
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he
); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self
, or (especially with the article) the same
; sometimes (as demonstrative) this
; occasionally (instead of copula) as
From an unused root meaning to be hot
; a day
(as the warm
hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
as the flock
From an unused root meaning to migrate
; a collective name for a flock
(of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
of his people:
; a people
(as a congregated unit
); specifically a tribe
(as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops
; figuratively a flock
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they [shall be as
] the stones
From the root of H1129
through the meaning, to build
; a stone
of a crown,
; properly something set apart
, that is, (abstractly) dedication
(of a priest or Nazirite); hence (concretely) unshorn locks
; also (by implication) a chaplet
(especially of royalty).
lifted up as an ensign
A primitive root; to gleam
from afar, that is, to be conspicuous
as a signal; or rather perhaps a denominative from H5251
(and identical with H5263
, through the idea of a flag as fluttering
in the wind); to raise a beacon
Stem - Hithpoel (See H8823
Mood - Participle (See H8813
Count - 5
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
(from its general redness
_ _ save them ... as the flock of his people as the flock of His people ought to be saved (Psalms 77:20). Here the image of war and bloodshed (Zechariah 9:15) is exchanged for the shepherd and flock, as God will give not only victory, but afterwards safe and lasting peace. In contrast to the worthless sling-stones trodden under foot stand the (gems) “stones of the crown (Isaiah 62:3; Malachi 3:17), lifted up as an ensign,” that all may flock to the Jewish Church (Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 11:12; Isaiah 62:10).
As the flock As a shepherd saves his flock. As the stones of a crown Precious in my sight. As an ensign Or trophy.
And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they [shall be as] the (a) stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land.
(a) The faithful will be preserved, and reverenced by all, that their very enemies will be compelled to esteem them: for God's glory will shine in them, as Josephus declares of Alexander the great when he met Jadi the high priest.
- shall save:
Psalms 100:3 Know ye that the LORD he [is] God: [it is] he [that] hath made us, and not we ourselves; [we are] his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Isaiah 40:10 Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong [hand], and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward [is] with him, and his work before him.
Jeremiah 23:3 And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
Ezekiel 34:22-26 Therefore will I save my flock, and they shall no more be a prey; and I will judge between cattle and cattle. ... And I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.
Ezekiel 34:31 And ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, [are] men, [and] I [am] your God, saith the Lord GOD.
Micah 5:4 And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God; and they shall abide: for now shall he be great unto the ends of the earth.
Micah 7:14 Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine heritage, which dwell solitarily [in] the wood, in the midst of Carmel: let them feed [in] Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.
Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
1 Peter 5:2-4 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight [thereof], not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; ... And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
Isaiah 62:3 Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
Haggai 2:23 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the LORD, and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith the LORD of hosts.
Zechariah 8:23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In those days [it shall come to pass], that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard [that] God [is] with you.
Isaiah 11:10-12 And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious. ... And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.
Isaiah 60:3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
Isaiah 60:14 The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Zephaniah 3:20 At that time will I bring you [again], even in the time that I gather you: for I will make you a name and a praise among all people of the earth, when I turn back your captivity before your eyes, saith the LORD.
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