Zechariah (aka Zacharias)
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Brief Overview of Zechariah - The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible
The content of Zechariah according to the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible scriptures contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible Scriptures:
- Zechariah is book number 25 in the Old Testament of the Catholic Bible. It contains 14 chapters
- Who was Zechariah? A prophet of Judah. Zechariah was a Jewish priest and Pharisee
- Zechariah, or Zachary, was the father of John the Baptist, and a relative by marriage of Jesus
- Zechariah was the husband of Elizabeth. Both were of advancing years and Elizabeth was barren
- According to the Gospel of Luke while Zechariah ministered at the golden altar of incense, an angel of God announced to him that his wife would give birth to a son
- He was told that he was to name his son John and that this son would be the forerunner of the Messiah (Luke 1:12-17)
- Elizabeth duly conceived
- At this time her cousin Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and became pregnant with Jesus
- Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth to share the good news of Mary's expected child and discovered that her much older cousin was also expecting the birth of a son
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Short Summary of Zechariah - The Bible Stories of Zechariah taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of Zechariah taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in Zechariah together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of Zechariah from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The Book of Zechariah recalls the nation's past history, for the purpose of presenting a solemn warning to the present generation
- It details eight visions (1:7-6:8), succeeding one another in one night involving the the crowning of Joshua (6:9-15)
- It then describes how the kingdoms of the world become the kingdom of God's Christ.
- Chapters 7 and 8 consist of an address to the people answering whether the days of mourning for the destruction of the city should be kept any longer and words of encouragement assuring them of God's presence and blessing
- Chapters 9-14 consists of two burdens outlining the course of God's providential dealings with his people down to the time of the Advent.
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of Zechariah. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of Zechariah is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
The Prophecies of Zechariah:
- Prophecies of Zechariah:
- He prophesied that Tyre would lose its power over the sea - Zechariah 9:3-4
- He prophesied that the Messiah would enter Jerusalem while riding on a donkey - Zechariah 9:9
- He prophesied the betrayal of Jesus for thirty pieces of silver - Zechariah 11:12-13
- He prophesied the crucifixion of Jesus - Zechariah 12:10
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The Book of Zechariah
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