I see men as trees, walking
And two olive trees by it, one upon the right side of the bowl, and the other upon the left side thereof.
We are going to
learn that what Zechariah is being shown in this vision
is exactly how it is that Almighty God shall pour out His Spirit in these last days.
Students of God's
Word know that "Trees"
are used symbolically from Genesis to Revelation to represent men, i.e. people!
In fact, that
is one of the first "eye opening" things God's elect learn
when Jesus Christ removes the "blindness" from their eyes.
Mark 8:23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when He had spit on His eyes, and put His hands upon him, He asked him if he saw ought.
And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.
 After that He put His hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.
"olive" trees are indeed men of God
and we are going "see" what it is they do in this final generation.
For it is written
that they are not only two "anointed ones"
who "empty the golden oil" out of themselves (Zech. 4:12),
but they are also referred to as "witnesses" in Rev. 11:3.
those who give "testimony", aren't they?
And they will give and will "finish" their testimony (Rev. 11:7)!
Let us also look at the origin of the word "olive" used of these two "olive" trees in Rev. 11:
olive = elaia,
el-ah'-yah, Greek 1636; feminine of a presumed derivative
from an obsolete primary; anolive (the tree or the fruit) :- olive (berry, tree).
Notice the names of God, "El" and "Yah" which make up "olive".
How fitting indeed the oil of the olive is used to represent His Spirit!
So Zechariah wants to know who the two olive trees are:
Zech. 4:4 So I answered and spake to the angel that talked with me, saying, What are these, my lord?
God's servants are so hungry to know!
 Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.
It is worth noting,
in light of what we have discussed here in Zechariah,
that Zechariah did NOT guess nor give his opinion about who these two olive trees are.
He simply said he did not know!
However, the angel
did answer his question and in doing so told him exactly how the beast,
the New World Order is going to be leveled flat as a pancake... shaken to its very foundations!
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