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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Zechariah


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


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

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