In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of Yahweh came to Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, saying, Bible other translations

“Zechariah the prophet.” Zechariah was also a priest (Zech. 1:1, 7; Neh. 12:4), but what is important here is his prophetic calling.

Commentary for: Zechariah 1:1