Zechariah 3:7
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7  “Thus said the lord of Hosts: If you walk in My paths and keep My charge, you in turn will rule My House and guard My courts, and I will permit you to move about among these attendants.

koh a-MAR a-do-NAI tz’-va-OT im bid-ra-KHAI tay-LAYKH v’-IM et mish-mar-TEE tish-MOR v’-gam a-TAH ta-DEEN et bay-TEE v’-GAM tish-MOR et kha-tzay-RAI v’-na-ta-TEE l’-KHA mah-l’-KHEEM BAYN ha-o-m’-DEEM ha-AY-leh

ז  כֹּה־אָמַר יְהֹוָה צְבָאוֹת אִם־בִּדְרָכַי תֵּלֵךְ וְאִם אֶת־מִשְׁמַרְתִּי תִשְׁמֹר וְגַם־אַתָּה תָּדִין אֶת־בֵּיתִי וְגַם תִּשְׁמֹר אֶת־חֲצֵרָי וְנָתַתִּי לְךָ מַהְלְכִים בֵּין הָעֹמְדִים הָאֵלֶּה׃

 3:7  And I will permit you to move about among these attendants

In this chapter, Yehoshua the Kohen Gadol (‘High Priest’) has his dirty clothes removed, symbolic of the removal of his sins. Yehoshua is told that if he walks in the ways of Hashem and follows His commandments, he will be allowed to “move about these attendants.” These attendants refers to the angels in the vision, implying that Yehoshua will be granted the ability to engage in direct communion with Hashem, just as the angels do. Some, however, interpret this to mean that Yehoshua will be given the right to enter Israel’s most sacred spot — the Holy of Holies in the Beit Hamikdash in Yerushalayim, where the Kohen Gadol would enter once a year on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16).

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