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

  • Irene123
    Vs. 1-5 - are speaking of the plan of God's future repentance for us. The filthy is our sin, the change of raiment is our new man - free from sin.
  • Avery
    Take away his filthy garments!!!!! AMEN AND GLORY TO THE LAMB OF GOD '!
  • Insight 777
    Perhaps the BRANCH in verse 8 is the same as the Redeemer in verse 20, chapter 59 of Isaiah. This may be Jesus filled with the Holy Spirit directing the Christian nations of the world. The Holy Spirit of God is the corner stone of righteousness which unites the Christian people that face Satan 's conflict. Perhaps the 7 eyes are 7 predominately Christian nations.
  • Insight 777
    Verse3, garments do not always represent clothing in the Bible. In Isa. 59 verse 17 garments are vengeance. Perhaps Joshua was filled with hate and wanted vengeance when he faced the Lords angel. The emotion of vengeance must be removed before peace can be established.
  • Eric
    verse 10 tells me that the vines Christians and and fig trees Jews are neighbors. Where and when being irrelevant.
  • Mrs nwokolo for verse 5
    D head is d center for al mental activities God is interested in puting it inorder so dat gd thought wil flow.i pray dat d holy spirit wil santify us 4 more work in christ

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