Zechariah Chapters 1 & 2 Star Chart: Zechariah 1:8-11 says, "I saw by night (black Zodiac), and behold, a man riding upon a red horse (red sun in Sagittarius), and he stood among the (red radius line) myrtle trees that were in the bottom (of the Milky Way valley or bottom of the Zodiac) (The Milky Way is WHITE and moons are WHITE just as Myrtle foliage produces small, WHITE summer flowers); and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white (Pegasus). Then said I, “O my lord, what are these?” And the angel that talked with me said unto me, “I will show thee what these be.” And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, “These are they whom the Lord HATH SENT (past tense) to walk to and fro throughout the earth.” And they answered the angel of the Lord who stood among the myrtle trees, and said, “We HAVE WALKED (past tense) to and fro throughout the earth, and behold, all the earth sitteth still and is at rest.” (Zech. 1:6-11). Since all four horses HAVE "WALKED to and fro through the earth" (Zech. 1:11) by "the second year of Darius" (Zech. 1:7) (520 B.C.) we conclude that the white is Medo-Persia's victory over Babylon in 539 B.C., Speckled is Temple burned in 586 B.C. Red is 597 B.C. when Nebuchadnezzar took King Jehoiachin captive and red is 604 B.C. when Nebuchadnezzar took King Jehoiakim captive.

Zechariah 1:18-21 says, "Then lifted I up mine eyes, and saw, and behold four horns (Capricorn's two regular horns plus the two lunar crescents nearby). And I said unto the angel that talked with me, What be these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem (586 B.C. 597 B.C., 604 B.C 766 B.C.). And the Lord shewed me four smiths. Then said I, What are these coming to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to terrify them (spying eyes in the dark), to cast out the (red radius line) horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up their (red radius line) horn against the land of Judah to scatter it." (Four Persian smith-decrees: 535 B.C., 520 B.C., 457 B.C., 444 B.C.). In the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, we find four royal commands issued by Median and Persian kings that could possibly qualify as the "commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem." The first command was by Cyrus in Ezra 1:1-11. The second was by Darius in Ezra 4:24 and 6:1-12. The third was by Artaxerxes in his 7th year in Ezra 7:7-26. The fourth was also by Artaxerxes in his 20th year in Nehemiah 2:1-8.

 

Four Horsemen, Four Horns and Four Smiths

 

1:1 In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the Lord unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

2 The Lord hath been sore displeased with your fathers.

3 Therefore say thou unto them, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Turn ye unto me, saith the Lord of hosts, and I will turn unto you, saith the Lord of hosts.

4 Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets have cried, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith the Lord.

5 Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?

6 But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the Lord of hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, so hath he dealt with us.

7 Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebat, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the Lord unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

8 I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white.

9 Then said I, O my lord, what are these? And the angel that talked with me said unto me, I will shew thee what these be.

10 And the man that stood among the myrtle trees answered and said, These are they whom the Lord hath sent to walk to and fro through the earth.

11 And they answered the angel of the Lord that stood among the myrtle trees, and said, We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still, and is at rest.

12 Then the angel of the Lord answered and said, O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which thou hast had indignation these threescore and ten years?

13 And the Lord answered the angel that talked with me with good words and comfortable words.

14 So the angel that communed with me said unto me, Cry thou, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.

15 And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.

16 Therefore thus saith the Lord; I am returned to Jerusalem with mercies: my house shall be built in it, saith the Lord of hosts, and a (red radius line) line shall be stretched forth upon Jerusalem.

17 Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the Lord shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.

18 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and saw, and behold four horns.

19 And I said unto the angel that talked with me, What be these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem.

20 And the Lord shewed me four carpenters.

21 Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to fray them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn over the land of Judah to scatter it.

2:1 Then I raised my eyes and looked, and behold, a man (Sagittarius) with a (red radius) measuring line in his hand.

2 So I said, “Where are you going?”

And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its width and what is its length.”

3 And there was the angel who talked with me, going out; and another angel was coming out to meet him,

4 who said to him, “Run, speak to this young man, saying: ‘Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it.

5 For I,’ says the Lord, ‘will be a wall of fire all around her (white crescents), and I will be the glory in her midst.’” (red sun in Sagittarius and Cepheus in Midst with rays going out from him)

6 “Up, up! Flee from the land of the north,” says the Lord; “for I have spread you abroad like the four winds of heaven,” says the Lord.

7 “Up, Zion! Escape, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon.”

8 For thus says the Lord of hosts: “He sent Me after glory, to the nations which plunder you; for he who touches you touches the apple of His eye (red sun in head of Sagittarius with a lunar eye looking at it).

9 For surely I will shake My hand against them, and they shall become spoil for their servants. Then you will know that the Lord of hosts has sent Me.

10 “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion! For behold, I am coming and I will dwell in your midst,” says the Lord.

11 “Many nations shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and they shall become My people. And I will dwell in your midst. Then you will know that the Lord of hosts has sent Me to you.

12 And the Lord will take possession of Judah as His inheritance in the Holy Land, and will again choose Jerusalem.

13 Be silent, all flesh, before the Lord, for He is aroused from His holy habitation!”

 

 


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