Zechariah 1:1-2 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
The Lord Wants His People to Return
1 Zechariah son of Berekiah received a message from the Lord. This was in the eighth month of the second year that Darius[a] was king in Persia. (Zechariah was the son of Berekiah, who was the son of Iddo the prophet.) This is that message:
2 The Lord became very angry with your ancestors.