Zechariah predicted judgments upon Judah’s neighbors; which were largely fulfilled through Alexander the Great two-hundred years later. He also saw the first and second comings of Christ, and the blessings of the Kingdom Age.
The prophet delivers God’s message of encouragement to the Jews, that as a people they will be restored to fellowship with Messiah reigning from Jerusalem and Gentiles joining them in devotion from all over the earth.
A Delegation from Bethel had a question concerning their manmade customs. God, by Zechariah, took opportunity to prepare them for His final answer which comes in Zec 8, by asking the people questions and giving them warnings.
Zechariah’s final vision is of chariots pulled by colored horses that speak of coming judgments. In the last part of the chapter the word of God comes to him directly, not by vision. It promises that Messiah will build His temple.
Two visions. The first warns of disobedience to God’s word and the subsequent judgment in Israel. And the second predicts God’s final judgments upon the greed of commercial Babylon in the Great Tribulation Period.