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Bible Commentaries
Zechariah 12

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

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.

Bibliographical Information
Meyer, Frederick Brotherton. "Commentary on Zechariah 12". "F. B. Meyer's 'Through the Bible' Commentary". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/fbm/zechariah-12.html. 1914.
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