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Zechariah 3 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Clean Garments for the High Priest

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:1 - Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan[fn] standing at his right side to accuse him.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:2 - The LORD said to Satan, “The LORD rebuke you, Satan! The LORD, who has chosen Jerusalem, rebuke you! Is not this man a burning stick snatched from the fire?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:3 - Now Joshua was dressed in filthy clothes as he stood before the angel.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:4 - The angel said to those who were standing before him, “Take off his filthy clothes.” Then he said to Joshua, “See, I have taken away your sin, and I will put fine garments on you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:5 - Then I said, “Put a clean turban on his head.” So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him, while the angel of the LORD stood by.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:6 - The angel of the LORD gave this charge to Joshua:

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:7 - “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘If you will walk in obedience to me and keep my requirements, then you will govern my house and have charge of my courts, and I will give you a place among these standing here.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:8 - “ ‘Listen, High Priest Joshua, you and your associates seated before you, who are men symbolic of things to come: I am going to bring my servant, the Branch.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:9 - See, the stone I have set in front of Joshua! There are seven eyes[fn] on that one stone, and I will engrave an inscription on it,’ says the LORD Almighty, ‘and I will remove the sin of this land in a single day.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:10 - “ ‘In that day each of you will invite your neighbor to sit under your vine and fig tree,’ declares the LORD Almighty.”
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Hebrew satan means adversary.
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