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Vision of the High Priest

3 Then he showed me aJoshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, and bSatan 1standing at his right hand to oppose him. And the Lord said to Satan, c“The Lord rebuke you, Satan! The Lord who dhas chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! eIs this not a brand plucked from the fire?”

Now Joshua was clothed with ffilthy garments, and was standing before the Angel.

Then He answered and spoke to those who stood before Him, saying, “Take away the filthy garments from him.” And to him He said, “See, I have removed your iniquity from you, gand I will clothe you with rich robes.”

And I said, “Let them put a clean hturban on his head.”

So they put a clean turban on his head, and they put the clothes on him. And the Angel of the Lord stood by.


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