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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Zechariah


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

5-1  5-2  5-3  5-4  5-5 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-13-13-23-34-14-24-34-45-15-25-35-45-5
1 Israel urged to repent(1:1-6)
2 First vision(1:7-17)
3 Second vision and third vision(2:1-6)
4 An appeal to the exiles(2:7-17)
5 Fourth vision(3:1-10)
6 Fifth vision(4:1-14)
7 Sixth and seventh vision(5:1-11)
8 Eighth vision(6:1-8)
9 The coronation of the branch(6:9-15)
10 Question of prophet(7:1-7)
11 Punishment for rejecting God's demands(7:8-14)
12 The promise about Zion(8:1-8)
13 The seed of peace(8:9-13)
14 Judgement for peace(8:14-17)
15 Joyful fasting(8:18-23)
16 Judgment on Israel's enemies(9:1-8)
17 The coming ruler of God's people(9:9-11:3)
18 Two kinds of shepherds(11:4-17)
19 Jerusalem's victory(12:1-6)
20 Mourning for the pierced one(12:7-14)
21 Idolatry cut off(13:1-6)
22 The shepherd struck, the flock scattered(13:7-9)
23 The day of the LORD is coming(14:1-7)
24 Fight in Jerusalem(14:8-19)
25 Final victory(14:20-21)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version