Zechariah 3:1

A Vision of Joshua the High Priest

1 Then he showed me 1Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and 2Satan[a] standing at his right hand to accuse him.

Zechariah 3:1 In-Context

1 Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.
2 And the LORD said to Satan, "The LORD rebuke you, O Satan! The LORD who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is not this a brand plucked from the fire?"
3 Now Joshua was standing before the angel, clothed with filthy garments.
4 And the angel said to those who were standing before him, "Remove the filthy garments from him." And to him he said, "Behold, I have taken your iniquity away from you, and I will clothe you with pure vestments."
5 And I said, "Let them put a clean turban on his head." So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the LORD was standing by.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Zechariah 6:11; See Ezra 3:2
  • 2. [1 Chronicles 21:1; Psalms 109:6]

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Satan means the accuser
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