Zechariah: The Burden of the Word of the Lord Against Wicked Cities

“Burden” literally refers to something heavy one must carry, but as used figuratively by the prophets – some translations use the term “oracle” instead of “burden” – it carries with it the concept of a divine verdict or punishment given against a people or nation (Zech. 9:1a; cf. Nahum 1:1; Is. 13:1).… Read More Zechariah: The Burden of the Word of the Lord Against Wicked Cities