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Zechariah 3 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Fourth Vision: High Priest and Branch
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Then he showed me the high priest Joshua standing before the angel of the LORD, with Satan[fn] standing at his right side to accuse him.

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The LORD [fn] said to Satan: “The LORD rebuke you, Satan! May the LORD who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Isn’t this man a burning stick snatched from the fire? ”

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Now Joshua was dressed with filthy[fn] clothes as he stood before the angel.

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So the angel of the LORD [fn] spoke to those[fn] standing before him, “Take off his filthy clothes! ” Then he said to him, “See, I have removed your iniquity from you, and I will clothe you with festive robes.”

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Then I said, “Let them put a clean turban on his head.” So a clean turban was placed on his head, and they clothed him in garments while the angel of the LORD was standing nearby.

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Then the angel of the LORD charged Joshua:

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“This is what the LORD of Armies says: If you walk in my ways and keep my mandates, you will both rule my house and take care of my courts; I will also grant you access among these who are standing here.

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“Listen, High Priest Joshua, you and your colleagues sitting before you; indeed, these men are a sign that I am about to bring my servant, the Branch.

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“Notice the stone I have set before Joshua; on that one stone are seven eyes. I will engrave an inscription on it” ​— ​this is the declaration of the LORD of Armies ​— ​“and I will take away the iniquity of this land in a single day.

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“On that day, each of you will invite his neighbor to sit under his vine and fig tree.” This is the declaration of the LORD of Armies.

CSB Footnotes
Or the accuser
Syr reads The Angel of the Lord
Probably stained with human excrement
Lit he
= the angels

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