Trivia:

Zechariah: Injustice

  1. God says the Israelites are his favorite people, "the apple of his eye." If you mess with them, he'll shake his hand at you. 2:8-9
  2. "For I set all men every one against his neighbor." 8:10
  3. "Thus saith the LORD of hosts ... ten men ... shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew." 8:23
  4. God will cast out Tyrus and devour it with fire. 9:4
  5. God will mercilessly "feed the flock of slaughter" by making every one kill his neighbor. 11:4-7
  6. "Let the rest eat every one the flesh of another." 11:9
  7. "Woe to the idle shepherd." He will be mutilated and blinded. 11:17
  8. God will open his eyes and smite "every rider with madness ... and every horse ... with blindness." 12:4
  9. "I [God] make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire ... and they shall devour all the people round about." 12:6
  10. "I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem." 12:9
  11. Someday prophets will be killed by their own parents by "thrusting him through when he prophesieth." 13:3
  12. God will make "all nations" fight against Jerusalem. The women will be "ravished" and half its people enslaved. 14:1-2
  13. God will "go forth and fight" for Jerusalem with "his feet" on the mount of Olives. (After he forces all the nations of the world to fight against Jerusalem.) 14:3
  14. God will smite the people with plagues that will cause their flesh, eyes, and tongues to rot away. 14:12
  15. God will make everyone fight and kill his neighbor. 14:13
  16. God sends his plagues on animals too. 14:15
  17. Whoever survives all these plagues and slaughters must worship God. 14:16
  18. God will "smite the heathen" with a plague. 14:18