Zechariah Chapter 7

70 years of captivity, Judah

See also references in Sabbatical Year, Lev.25:4-7. Time period from about 605 BC to 536 BC. See most references of Judah's captivity in 2Kin.24:14-20.

Zechariah 7:1-14

2 Kings 24:14-20

2 Chronicles 36:21 (P)

Ezra 1:1

Isaiah 45:1,2

Cyrus would be the means of Juda's return from exile.

Jeremiah 25:11,12

Jeremiah 29:10,11

Daniel 9:1,2,24,27

See also chart of Dan. 9.

Sabbatical Year

*note: Because Israel did not keep the sabbatical year as they should, they endured about 70 years of Babylonian captivity. Every 6th year an extra month, Adar, was added because their calendar was based on lunar movements rather than solar 365 days.

Zechariah 7:5

Leviticus 25:4-7 (P)

Deuteronomy 15:1-18

Deuteronomy 31:9-13 (G)

Men,women and children to be gathered together at he end of the seven years of release.

2 Chronicles 36:20-21

*note re. 70 yrs. of captivity.

Nehemiah 10:31

Jeremiah 25:11-12

*note re. 70 yrs. of captivity.

Jeremiah 29:10

*note re 70 yrs. of captivity.

Jeremiah 34:8-18

Failure to let go every bondman and bondwoman every 7 yrs.. was added reason for 70 yrs. of captivity.

Daniel 9:2

Hebrews 4:9

Looks on more to the millenial time.

70 years of captivity, Judah

Judah taken into exile by the Babylonians.

Zechariah 7:5

Leviticus 26:14-15

Deuteronomy 15:1-18

Failure to honour the Sabbatical Year and release the bondmen, see Jer34:8-22.

2 Kings 21:11-17

2 Kings 23:26-27

2 Kings 24:14-20 (P)

2 Kings 25:8-30

2 Chronicles 36:16-21

Psalms 137:1-9

Isaiah 5:5-7

Isaiah 6:11-13

Jeremiah 10:22

Jeremiah 13:19-20

Jeremiah 25:11

Jeremiah 29:10

Jeremiah 34:8-22

Zedekiah's failure to proclaim liberty to bondmen and bondwomen (Note Hebrewess a rare term.),a further cause of their captivity.

Amos 2:4-5

Micah 3:9-12

Habakkuk 1:6

Zephaniah 1:4-5

Zechariah 1:12

Times of the Gentiles

Daniel's prayer (at the time of the evening oblation), who knew by Jeremiah's writings that the 70 weeks of captivity was ending. Gabriel discloses to Daniel in v 20-27 some of the most important prophecies in the Bible.

Zechariah 7:5

Leviticus 26:40

2 Chronicles 36:21

Ezra 1:1-3

Beginning of release from exile under Cyrus to begin rebuilding the house.

Ezra 9:5

Ezra's prayer at the time of the evening oblation.

Jeremiah 23:16-17

Jeremiah's prayer.

Daniel 9:2-19 (P)

See links of 70 wks. in 2 Chronicles 36:21 and references to Jeremiah and Ezra's prayers in Jeremiah 32:16,17 and Ezra 9:5.

70 years of captivity, Judah

When you fasted and mourned did you really fast unto me. See 2 Kings 24:14-20 and Daniel 9:2-19.

Zechariah 7:5 (P)

2 Kings 24:14-20

Daniel 9:2-19