The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NLT

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Zechariah 3 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Cleansing for the High Priest

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:1 - Then the angel showed me Jeshua[fn] the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD. The Accuser, Satan,[fn] was there at the angel’s right hand, making accusations against Jeshua.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:2 - And the LORD said to Satan, “I, the LORD, reject your accusations, Satan. Yes, the LORD, who has chosen Jerusalem, rebukes you. This man is like a burning stick that has been snatched from the fire.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:3 - Jeshua’s clothing was filthy as he stood there before the angel.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:4 - So the angel said to the others standing there, “Take off his filthy clothes.” And turning to Jeshua he said, “See, I have taken away your sins, and now I am giving you these fine new clothes.”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:5 - Then I said, “They should also place a clean turban on his head.” So they put a clean priestly turban on his head and dressed him in new clothes while the angel of the LORD stood by.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:6 - Then the angel of the LORD spoke very solemnly to Jeshua and said,

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:7 - “This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies says: If you follow my ways and carefully serve me, then you will be given authority over my Temple and its courtyards. I will let you walk among these others standing here.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:8 - “Listen to me, O Jeshua the high priest, and all you other priests. You are symbols of things to come. Soon I am going to bring my servant, the Branch.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:9 - Now look at the jewel I have set before Jeshua, a single stone with seven facets.[fn] I will engrave an inscription on it, says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, and I will remove the sins of this land in a single day.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:10 - “And on that day, says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, each of you will invite your neighbor to sit with you peacefully under your own grapevine and fig tree.”
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew Joshua, a variant spelling of Jeshua; also in 3:3, 4, 6, 8, 9.
Hebrew The satan; similarly in 3:2.
Hebrew seven eyes.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
Your Bible Version is the NLT
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1