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Zechariah 5:5–8

5 Then athe angel who was speaking with me went out and said to me, “Lift up now your eyes and see what this is going forth.”

6 I said, “What is it?” And he said, “This is the 1aephah going forth.” Again he said, “This is their 2appearance in all the 3land

7 (and behold, a lead cover was lifted up); and this is a woman sitting inside the ephah.”

8 Then he said, “This is aWickedness!” And he threw her down into the middle of the ephah and cast the lead weight on its 1opening.

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Zechariah 5:5–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

Then the angel who was speaking to me came forward and said to me, “Look up and see what is appearing.”

I asked, “What is it?”

He replied, “It is a basket.” And he added, “This is the iniquity of the people throughout the land.”

Then the cover of lead was raised, and there in the basket sat a woman! He said, “This is wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and pushed its lead cover down on it.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, “Lift your eyes and see what this is that is going out.” And I said, “What is it?” He said, “This is the basket that is going out.” And he said, “This is their iniquity in all the land.” And behold, the leaden cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting in the basket! And he said, “This is Wickedness.” And he thrust her back into the basket, and thrust down the leaden weight on its opening.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then the angel that talked with me went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth. And I said, What is it? And he said, This is an ephah that goeth forth. He said moreover, This is their resemblance through all the earth. And, behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead: and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah. And he said, This is wickedness. And he cast it into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Then the angel who was talking with me came forward and said, “Look up and see what’s coming.”

“What is it?” I asked.

He replied, “It is a basket for measuring grain, and it’s filled with the sins of everyone throughout the land.”

Then the heavy lead cover was lifted off the basket, and there was a woman sitting inside it. The angel said, “The woman’s name is Wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then the angel who talked with me came out and said to me, “Lift your eyes now, and see what this is that goes forth.”

So I asked, “What is it?” And he said, “It is a basket that is going forth.”

He also said, “This is their resemblance throughout the earth: Here is a lead disc lifted up, and this is a woman sitting inside the basket”; then he said, “This is Wickedness!” And he thrust her down into the basket, and threw the lead cover over its mouth.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then the angel who was talking with me came forward and said to me, “Look up and see what is going out.”

“What is it?” I asked.

He answered, “It is a measuring basket going out.” He also said, “It is a symbol of the people’s sins in all the land.”

Then the lid made of lead was raised, and there was a woman sitting inside the basket. The angel said, “The woman stands for wickedness.” Then he pushed her back into the basket and put the lid back down.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Then the angel that talked with me went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth. And I said, What is it? And he said, This is the ephah that goeth forth. He said moreover, This is their appearance in all the land (and, behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead); and this is a woman sitting in the midst of the ephah. And he said, This is Wickedness: and he cast her down into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the angel that talked with me went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth. And I said, What is it? And he said, This is the ephah that goeth forth. And he said, This is their resemblance in all the land. And behold, there was lifted up a round plate of lead; and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah. And he said, This is Wickedness: and he cast her into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The angel who was speaking with me came forward. He said, “Look up, and see what’s coming.”

“What is it?” I asked.

“A basket is coming,” he said. Then he added, “This is what the people’s sins look like all over the earth.”A lead cover on the basket was raised, and a woman was sitting in the basket. The angel said, “This is wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and forced the lead cover down on top of it.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then the angel who was speaking with me came forward and told me, “Look up and see what this is that is approaching.”

So I asked, “What is it?”

He responded, “It’s a measuring basket that is approaching.” And he continued, “This is their iniquity in all the land.” Then a lead cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting inside the basket. “This is Wickedness,” he said. He shoved her down into the basket and pushed the lead weight over its opening.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, “Look up and see what this is that is coming out.” I said, “What is it?” He said, “This is a basket coming out.” And he said, “This is their iniquity in all the land.” Then a leaden cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting in the basket! And he said, “This is Wickedness.” So he thrust her back into the basket, and pressed the leaden weight down on its mouth.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And the angel who was speaking to me went out, and he said to me, “Please look up! See what this is going out.” And I asked, “What is it?” And he said, “This is a basket going out. And he said, “This is their iniquity throughout all the earth. And look, the lead cover was lifted and a woman was sitting inside the basket. And he said, “This is Wickedness!” And he thrust her back down into the basket, and threw the lead cover on top of it.

Zechariah 5:5–8 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Then the angel who was talking with me came forward. He said to me, “Look at what is coming.”

“What is it?” I asked.

“A measuring basket,” he replied. “The sins of the people all through the land are in it.”

Then the basket’s cover was lifted up. It was made out of lead. A woman was sitting in the basket! The angel said, “She stands for everything that is evil.” Then he pushed her down into the basket. He put the lead cover back over its opening.