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Zechariah 3

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Verse 1


The fifth vision discloses:

(1) The change from self-righteousness to the righteousness of God (See Scofield " :-") of which Paul's experience, Philippians 3:1-9 is the illustration, as it is also the foreshadowing of the conversion of Israel.

(2) In type, the preparation of Israel for receiving Jehovah's "BRANCH" (See Scofield "Philippians 3:1-50.3.9- :") . The refusal of the Jews to abandon self-righteousness for the righteousness of God blinded them to the presence of the BRANCH in their midst at His first advent Romans 10:1-4; Romans 11:7; Romans 11:8 Cf. Zechariah 6:12-15 which speaks of the manifestation of the BRANCH in glory (v. 13) as the Priest-King, when Israel will receive Him. See Scofield "Zechariah 6:12-38.6.15- :".

angel (See Scofield "Zechariah 6:12-38.6.15- :") .

Verse 3

clothed See, Isaiah 64:6 Contra: Philippians 3:1-9.

angel (See Scofield "Philippians 3:1-50.3.9- :") .

Verse 4


(See Scofield " :-") .

Verses 5-6


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Verse 8


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Verse 9

stone (See Scofield " :-") .

seven eyes Cf. Zechariah 4:10; Revelation 5:6.

Verse 10

that day

Zechariah 3:10 marks the time of fulfilment as in the future kingdom. It speaks of a security which Israel has never known since the captivity, nor will know till the kingdom comes. (Cf. Isaiah 11:1-9).

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Zechariah 3". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/zechariah-3.html. 1917.
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