Zechariah 11

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1 Open, Lebanon, thy gates, and let the cedars devour your fire.
2 Sob, cypress, for the cedar has fallen, for the majestic are devastated; Weeping, Oaks of Bashan, for the impenetrable forest has fallen.
3 The voice of the weeping of the shepherds is heard, because their freedom is devastated; The roaring of young lions is heard, because the beauty of the Jordan is devastated.

4 Thus saith the Lord my God: Feed the sheep that are doomed to slaughter,
5 Which the merchants kill unpunished, and the sellers say: "Blessed be the Lord; I have become rich! ' And their shepherds do not regret them.
6th For I will no longer have mercy on the inhabitants of this land, says the Lord; And, behold, I will deliver men, each into the hand of his neighbor, and into the hand of his king; and they shall smite the earth; and I will not deliver them of their hand.
7th And I will shepherd the sheep, doomed to slaughter, the sheep are truly poor. And I will take two wands for myself, and I will name one - goodwill, the other - with ties, and I will shepherd the sheep.
8 And I will destroy three of the shepherds in one month; And my soul is turned from them, even as their soul turns from me.
9 Then I will say: I will not shepherd you: the dying-let it die, and the perishing-die, and let the remaining ones eat the flesh one another.
10 And I will take my rod - favor and break it, to destroy the covenant that I have made with all the nations.
eleven And it will be destroyed that day, and then the poor of the sheep who wait for Me will know that this is the word of the Lord.
12 And I will say unto them, If it please you, then give me my wages; If not, do not give it; And they will pay me thirty pieces of silver.
13 And the Lord said to me: Throw them into the church vault, - the high price in which they valued me! And I took thirty pieces of silver and threw them into the house of the Lord for the potter.
14 And I brake another rod of mine,'uza ', to dissolve the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.

15 And the Lord said to me: "Take another shell of one of the foolish shepherds."
16 For, behold, I will set up a shepherd on this earth who will not take care of the lost, will not seek the lost and will not heal the sick, will not feed the healthy, but the meat of the obese will be eaten and their hoofs will be torn.
17th Woe to the worthless shepherd who leaves the flock! The sword is on his hand and on his right eye! His hand will completely wither, and his right eye will completely fade.

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