Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And LORD showed me four smiths.

New American Standard Bible

Then the Lord showed me four craftsmen.

King James Version

And the LORD shewed me four carpenters.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord showed me four craftsmen.

International Standard Version

Then the LORD showed me four artisans.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah showed me four smiths.


Then the Lord showed me four craftsmen.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord gave me a vision of four metal-workers.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah shewed me four craftsmen.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah caused me to see four artificers

King James 2000

And the LORD showed me four craftsmen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh showed me four skilled craftsmen,

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah showed me four craftsmen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD showed me four carpenters.

NET Bible

Next the Lord showed me four blacksmiths.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD showed me four craftsmen.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Yahweh shewed me Four Craftsmen.


And the LORD showed me four carpenters.

World English Bible

Yahweh showed me four craftsmen.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah doth shew me four artisans.


Root Form
And the Lord

Usage: 0

Usage: 1308

me four
ארבּעה ארבּע 
Usage: 318


Context Readings

Zechariah's Second Vision

19 And I said to the [heavenly] agent who talked with me, What are these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem. 20 And LORD showed me four smiths. 21 Then I said, What are these coming to do? And he spoke, saying, These are the horns which scattered Judah, so that no man lifted up his head. But these have come to terrify them, to cast down the horns of the nations, which lifted

Cross References

Deuteronomy 33:25

Thy bars shall be iron and brass, and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.

Judges 11:16

but when they came up from Egypt, and Israel went through the wilderness to the Red Sea, and came to Kadesh,

Judges 11:18

Then they went through the wilderness, and went around the land of Edom, and the land of Moab, and came by the east side of the land of Moab. And they encamped on the other side of the Arnon, but they did not come within the border

1 Samuel 12:11

And LORD sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and ye dwelt in safety.

Nehemiah 9:27

Therefore thou delivered them into the hand of their adversaries, who distressed them. And in the time of their trouble, when they cried to thee, thou heard from heaven, and according to thy manifold mercies thou gave them saviors

Isaiah 54:15-17

Behold, they may gather together, but not by me. Whoever shall gather together against thee shall fall because of thee.

Obadiah 1:21

And saviors shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau, and the kingdom shall be LORD's.

Micah 5:5-6

And this [man] shall be [our] peace. When the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our palaces, then we shall raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

Micah 5:8-9

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep, who, if he goes through, treads down and tears in pieces, and t

Zechariah 9:12-16

Turn you back to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope. Even today I declare that I will render double to thee.

Zechariah 10:3-5

My anger is kindled against the shepherds, and I will punish the he-goats. For LORD of hosts has visited his flock, the house of Judah, and will make them as his goodly horse in the battle.

Zechariah 12:2-6

Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of reeling to all the peoples round about, and upon Judah also it shall be in the siege against Jerusalem.

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