4 1And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man
that is wakened out of his sleep.
2And he said unto me, What seest thou?
And I said, I have seen, and, behold, a candlestick all of gold, with its
bowl upon the top of it, and its seven lamps thereon; there are seven pipes
to each of the lamps, which are upon the top thereof;
olive-trees by it, one upon the right side of the bowl, and the other upon
the left side thereof.
4And I answered and spake to the angel that talked
with me, saying, What are these, my lord?
5Then the angel that talked
with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these are? And I
said, No, my lord.
6Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is
the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but
by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.
7Who art thou, O great mountain?
before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain; and he shall bring forth
the top stone with shoutings of Grace, grace, unto it.
8Moreover the word
of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
9The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the
foundation of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and thou shalt know
that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto you.
10For who hath despised the
day of small things? for these seven shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet
in the hand of Zerubbabel; these are the eyes of Jehovah, which run
to and fro through the whole earth.
11Then answered I, and said unto him,
What are these two olive-trees upon the right side of the candlestick and
upon the left side thereof?
12And I answered the second time, and said
unto him, What are these two olive-branches, which are beside the two golden
spouts, that empty the golden oil out of themselves?
answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my
14Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the
Lord of the whole earth.