Zechariah 3:3

“Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now Ioshua was clothed with filthie garments, and stood before the Angel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and standing before the angel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and was standing before the angel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now Joshua was clothed in unclean robes, and he was in his place before the angel.
- Basic English Bible

And Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the Angel.
- Darby Bible

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel.
- Webster's Bible

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and was standing before the angel.
- World English Bible

And Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and is standing before the messenger.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 3:3


3:3 With filthy garments - The emblem of a poor or sinful state. The angel - Christ.


Discussion for Zechariah 3:3

  • Ray Wealth for verse 3
    Garment is for coverage; it beautifies a man; it brings joy, confidence and self-esteeme.
    Thus, Joshua went through hardship because of his filthy coverage, sin. Matthew9:16-17.
    Thus, the angel came to cleanse him and put on him a new garment(identity) and he became God's own image.

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