Parallel Verses

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.

A Conservative Version

And LORD showed me four smiths.

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 unto the angel that talked with me, What are these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem. 20 Then the Lord showed me four craftsmen. 21 Then I said, What do these come to do? And he spoke, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no one lifted up his head, but these are come to cause them to tremble, to cut down the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn over the land of Judah to scatter it.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 33:25

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

Judges 11:16

but Israel came up from Egypt and walked through the wilderness unto the Red sea and came to Kadesh.

Judges 11:18

Then they went along through the wilderness and went around the land of Edom and the land of Moab and came by the side of the rising of the sun to the land of Moab; they pitched their camp on the other side of Arnon and did not enter within the border of Moab, for Arnon was the border of Moab.

1 Samuel 12:11

Then the 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 safe.

Nehemiah 9:27

Therefore, thou didst deliver them into the hand of their enemies, who afflicted them; and in the time of their tribulation, they cried unto thee, thou didst hear them from the heavens; and according to thy manifold mercies thou didst give them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies.

Isaiah 54:15-17

If anyone should conspire against thee, it shall be without me, whosoever would conspire against thee shall fall before thee.

Obadiah 1:21

And saviours shall come up unto Mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.

Micah 5:5-6

And he 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 Gentiles 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 and treads down and tears in pieces, there are none that can escape.

Zechariah 9:12-16

Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will render double unto thee;

Zechariah 10:3-5

My anger is kindled against the pastors, and I will visit the he goats, for the LORD of the hosts shall visit his flock, the house of Judah, and shall make them as his horse of honour in the battle.

Zechariah 12:2-6

Behold, I place Jerusalem as a cup of poison unto all the peoples round about and also unto those of Judah who shall be in the siege against Jerusalem.

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