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F.B. Meyer's 'Through the Bible' Commentary

Zechariah 12

 

 

Verses 1-14

JERUSALEM’S DAY OF MOURNING

Zechariah 12:1-14

This vision refers to a time yet future, when the Jews shall have returned to their own land, but still in unbelief; and will be assailed by their foes, though in vain, Zechariah 12:2-3; Zechariah 12:6. The Lord will defend them, Zechariah 12:7-8. Then the nation will mourn. Their repentance will be universal, from the highest to the lowest; lonely, and on account of the sufferings they inflicted on Jesus. The Agent of this mourning will be the Holy Spirit; and it will eventuate in the full forgiveness of sin through the blood of atonement and an entire cleansing from idols.

 


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Meyer, Frederick Brotherton. "Commentary on Zechariah 12:4". "F. B. Meyer's 'Through the Bible' Commentary". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/fbm/zechariah-12.html. 1914.

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