Commentary on

Zephaniah 1:1-9

Day of Judgment on Judah

1:1  The word of Yehuveh which came unto Zephaniah the son of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of Hizkiah, in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah.
2  I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith Yehuveh.
3  I will consume man and beast; I will consume the fowls of the heaven, and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks with the wicked: and I will cut off man from off the land, saith Yehuveh.
4  I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place, and the name of the Chemarims with the priests;
5  And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and them that worship and that swear by Yehuveh, and that swear by Malcham;
6  And them that are turned back from Yehuveh; and those that have not sought Yehuveh, nor enquired for him.
7  Hold thy peace at the presence of Yehuveh Elohim: for the day of Yehuveh is at hand: for Yehuveh hath prepared a sacrifice, He hath bid His guests.
8  And it shall come to pass in the day of Yehuveh’s sacrifice, that I will punish the princes, and the king’s children, and all such as are clothed with strange apparel.
9  In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters' houses with violence and deceit.

Commentary on 1:1
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Gael Bataman
Originally Written:         1 2008
Latest Update:              2 2008

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