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Wenesday, 19 June 2024 - San Romualdo ( Letture di oggi)

Zechariah 3


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1He then showed me the high priest Joshua, standing before the angel of Yahweh, with Satan standingon his right to accuse him.2The angel of Yahweh said to Satan, 'May Yahweh rebuke you, Satan! May Yahweh rebuke you, sincehe has made Jerusalem his choice. Is not this man a brand snatched from the fire?'3Now Joshua was dressed in dirty clothes as he stood before the angel.4The latter then spoke as fol ows to those who were standing before him, 'Take off his dirty clothesanddress him in splendid robes5and put a clean turban on his head.' So they put a clean turban on his head and dressed him in cleanclothes, while the angel of Yahweh stood byand said, 'You see, I have taken your guilt away.'6The angel of Yahweh then made this declaration to Joshua,7'Yahweh Sabaoth says this, "If you walk in my ways and keep my ordinances, you shal govern myhouse, you shal watch over my courts, and I wil give you free access among those in attendance here.8'So listen, High Priest Joshua, you and the colleagues over whom you preside -- for they are an omenof things to come -- for now I shal bring in my servant the Branch, and I shal remove this country's guilt in asingle day.9For this is the stone which I have put before Joshua, a stone on which are seven eyes; and I myselfshall cut the inscription on it -- Yahweh Sabaoth declares."10On that day -- Yahweh Sabaoth declares -- invite each other to come under your vine and your figtree." '