The Crown and the Temple
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying:
"Receive the gift from the captives - from Heldai, Tobijah, and Jedaiah, who have come from Babylon - and go the same day and enter the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah.
"Take the silver and gold, make i an elaborate crown, and set it on the head of j Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest.
"Then speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, saying:
"Behold, k the Man whose name is the l BRANCH!
From His place He shall branch out,
m And He shall build the temple of the LORD;
Yes, He shall build the temple of the LORD.
He n shall bear the glory,
And shall sit and rule on His throne;
So o He shall be a priest on His throne,
And the counsel of peace shall be between them both." '
"Now the elaborate crown shall be p for a memorial in the temple of the LORD for Helem, Tobijah, Jedaiah, and Hen the son of Zephaniah.
"Even q those from afar shall come and build the temple of the LORD. Then you shall know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you. And this shall come to pass if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
You shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.
Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak and his brethren the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and his brethren, arose and built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the Law of Moses the man of God.
In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, saying.
Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to oppose him.
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote - Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
In that day the Branch of the LORD shall be beautiful and glorious; And the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and appealing For those of Israel who have escaped.
There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots.
Behold, the days are coming," says the LORD, "That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign and prosper, And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David A Branch of righteousness; He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
Hear, O Joshua, the high priest, You and your companions who sit before you, For they are a wondrous sign; For behold, I am bringing forth My Servant the BRANCH.
And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.
Having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone.
For this One has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as He who built the house has more honor than the house.
They will hang on him all the glory of his father's house, the offspring and the posterity, all vessels of small quantity, from the cups to all the pitchers.
The LORD has sworn And will not relent, "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek.
Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Christ Jesus.
So this day shall be to you a memorial; and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast by an everlasting ordinance.
"Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this gospel is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told as a memorial to her."
"I create the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace to him who is far off and to him who is near," Says the LORD, "And I will heal him."
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.