Speak to Zorobabel the governor of Juda, saying: I will move both heaven and earth.
He means the builder's plummet, which Zorobabel shall hold in his hand for the finishing the building.-Ibid.
When he had said this, Zorobabel put him in mind of the vow he had made in case he should ever have the kingdom.
Only the meanest part of the nation returned with Zorobabel.
Their names are all different but two, that of Salathiel and Zorobabel, which names alone are found in both lists.
Luke: “Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathiel” (iii, 27).
If so, how is it that Salathiel and Zorobabel occur as father and son in both genealogies?