Zephaniah 1

Chapter 1 1 The word of the Lord that came to Zephaniah son of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of Hezekiah, during the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah: Judgment on the Whole Earth in the Day of the Lord 2 “I will sweep away everything     from the face of the earth,” declares [...]

Zephaniah 3

3 Woe to the city of oppressors,     rebellious and defiled! 2 She obeys no one,     she accepts no correction. She does not trust in the Lord,     she does not draw near to her God. 3 Her officials within her     are roaring lions; her rulers are evening wolves,     who leave nothing for the morning. 4 Her prophets are unprincipled;     they are treacherous people. Her priests […]

Zephaniah 2

2 Gather together, gather yourselves together,     you shameful nation, 2 before the decree takes effect     and that day passes like windblown chaff, before the Lord’s fierce anger     comes upon you, before the day of the Lord’s wrath     comes upon you. 3 Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land,     you who do what he commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility;     perhaps you will be sheltered […]