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Zechariah 4:11–14

11 Then I said to him, “What are these jtwo olive trees on the right and the left of the lampstand?” 12 And a second time I answered and said to him, “What are these jtwo branches of the olive trees, which are beside the two golden pipes from which the golden oil1 is poured out?” 13 He said to me, x“Do you not know what these are?” I said, “No, my lord.” 14 Then he said, y“These are the two anointed ones2 who stand by zthe Lord of the whole earth.”

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Zechariah 4:11–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Then I asked the angel, “What are these two olive trees on the right and the left of the lampstand?”

12 Again I asked him, “What are these two olive branches beside the two gold pipes that pour out golden oil?”

13 He replied, “Do you not know what these are?”

“No, my lord,” I said.

14 So he said, “These are the two who are anointed to serve the Lord of all the earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 Then 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? 12 And I answered again, and said unto him, What be these two olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves? 13 And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord. 14 Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the Lord of the whole earth.

Zechariah 4:11–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 Then I asked the angel, “What are these two olive trees on each side of the lampstand, 12 and what are the two olive branches that pour out golden oil through two gold tubes?”

13 “Don’t you know?” he asked.

“No, my lord,” I replied.

14 Then he said to me, “They represent the two anointed ones who stand in the court of the Lord of all the earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Then I answered and said to him, “What are these two olive trees—at the right of the lampstand and at its left?” 12 And I further answered and said to him, “What are these two olive branches that drip into the receptacles of the two gold pipes from which the golden oil drains?”

13 Then he answered me and said, “Do you not know what these are?

And I said, “No, my lord.”

14 So he said, “These are the two anointed ones, who stand beside the Lord of the whole earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Then I asked the angel, “What are the two olive trees on the right and left of the lampstand?”

12 I also asked him, “What are the two olive branches beside the two gold pipes, from which the olive oil flows to the lamps?”

13 He answered, “Don’t you know what they are?”

“No, sir,” I said.

14 So he said, “They are symbols of the two who have been appointed to serve the Lord of all the earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 Then 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? 12 And 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? 13 And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my lord. 14 Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the Lord of the whole earth.

Zechariah 4:11–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 And I answered and said unto him, What are these two olive-trees on the right of the lamp-stand and on its left? 12 And I answered the second time and said unto him, What are the two olive-branches which are beside the two golden tubes that empty the gold out of themselves? 13 And he spoke to me, saying, Knowest thou not what these are? And I said, No, my lord. 14 And he said, These are the two sons of oil, that stand before the Lord of the whole earth.

Zechariah 4:11–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 I asked the angel, “What do these two olive trees at the right and the left of the lamp stand mean?” 12 Again I asked him, “What is the meaning of the two branches from the olive trees next to the two golden pipes that are pouring out gold?”

13 He asked me, “Don’t you know what these things mean?”

“No, sir,” I answered.

14 So he said, “These are the two anointed ones who are standing beside the Lord of the whole earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 I asked him, “What are the two olive trees on the right and left of the lampstand?” 12 And I questioned him further, “What are the two olive branches beside the two gold conduits, from which golden oil pours out?”

13 Then he inquired of me, “Don’t you know what these are?”

“No, my lord,” I replied.

14 “These are the two anointed ones,” he said, “who stand by the Lord of the whole earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Then I said to him, “What are these two olive trees on the right and the left of the lampstand?” 12 And a second time I said to him, “What are these two branches of the olive trees, which pour out the oil through the two golden pipes?” 13 He said to me, “Do you not know what these are?” I said, “No, my lord.” 14 Then he said, “These are the two anointed ones who stand by the Lord of the whole earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 And I answered and said to him, “What are these two olive trees on the right of the lampstand and on its left?” 12 And I replied a second time and asked him, “What are these two twigs of olive trees beside the two golden pipes that pour forth from themselves the golden oil?” 13 And he replied to me, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.” 14 And he said, “These are the two anointed ones standing by the Lord of the whole earth.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

11 Then I said to the angel, “I see two olive trees. One is on the right side of the lampstand. The other is on the left. What are those trees?”

12 I continued, “I also see two olive branches. They are next to the two gold pipes that pour out golden olive oil. What are those branches?”

13 He answered, “Don’t you know what they are?”

“No, sir,” I said.

14 So he told me, “They are Zerubbabel and Jeshua. The Lord of the whole earth has anointed them to serve him.”

Zechariah 4:11–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 Then I said to him, “What are these two olive trees on the right of the lampstand and on its left?”

12 And I answered the second time and said to him, “What are the two olive branches which are beside the two golden pipes, which empty the golden oil from themselves?”

13 So he answered me, saying, “Do you not know what these are?” And I said, “No, my lord.”

14 Then he said, “These are the two anointed ones who are standing by the Lord of the whole earth.”