Zechariah 3:6

“And the angel of the LORD protested unto Joshua, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Angel of the Lord protested vnto Ioshua, saying;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the angel of the LORD admonished Joshua, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel of Jehovah protested unto Joshua, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the angel of the Lord made a statement to Joshua, and said,
- Basic English Bible

And the Angel of Jehovah protested unto Joshua, saying,
- Darby Bible

And the angel of the LORD protested to Joshua, saying,
- Webster's Bible

The angel of Yahweh protested to Joshua, saying,
- World English Bible

and the messenger of Jehovah doth protest to Joshua, saying:
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the angel of the LORD forewarned Joshua, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zechariah 3:6


3:6 Protested - Solemnly declared.


Discussion for Zechariah 3

  • BSP
    Verse 2: this shows that Satan was acting in direct opposition to the restoration and rebuilding work.
  • Insight777
    V10- Jesus = vine. John 15:1 I am the true vine, John 15:4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. The fig tree= Israel, James 3:12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. The 2 religions are separate.
  • 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.

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