Their buyers slaughter them and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, ‘Blessed be Yahweh, for I am rich,’ and their own shepherds do not pity them. Bible see other translations

“shepherds.” Here, as in many other places, “shepherds” refers to the leaders. The leaders did not take care of the people, but only had their own interests in mind.

Commentary for: Zechariah 11:5