Z E C H A R I A H.
In this chapter we have, I. Some further promises
relating to gospel-times. Here is a promise of the remission of
sins (ver. 1), of the
reformation of manners (ver.
2), and particularly of the convicting and silencing of
false prophets, ver. 2-6.
II. A clear prediction of the sufferings of Christ and the
dispersion of his disciples thereupon (ver. 7), of the destruction of the greater
part of the Jewish nation not long after (ver. 8), and of the purifying of a remnant of
them, a peculiar people to God, ver.