Book of Zechariahalso spelled Zachariasthe 11th of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophetscollected in the Jewish canon in one book, The Twelve. The occasion is the same as that of the book of Haggai (see Background; Dates). The chief purpose of Zechariah (and Haggai) was to rebuke the people of. You can read it here.
Scholars believe Ezekiel, with his blending of ceremony and vision, heavily influenced the visionary works of Zechariah 1—8. Author and Date. Zechariah was a prophet and a priest. He began his ministry in b.c., shortly after Haggai had begun his prophetic work. The shepherd imagery in Zechariah 1.
Ralph L. Grandson of the priest Iddo, Zechariah prophesied to the people of Judah after Zechariah's dated visions and messages in chapters 1–8 all take place in the. Zechariah was a prophet and a priest.
About the Prophet Zechariah: 1. Date of Writing: The Book of Zechariah was likely written in two primary Purpose of Writing: Zechariah emphasized that God has used His prophets to teach.
historical allusions in Zechariah that would provide a basis for dating the chapters as a whole. Such widely divergent results call into question the.
in favor of pre-exilic origin of Zech. W14; in 2d ed., , post-Zecharian; pp. sq.) German transl., Vol. II., *T. K. Cheyne, Article on The Date of Zech.
Luke introduces the familiar figures of Zechariah and Elizabeth, who will of Jesus in the winter of 3/2 B.C., in keeping with the traditional date.