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Zephaniah 1

Overview

Zephaniah 1:1, The time when Zephaniah prophesied; Zephaniah 1:2, God’s severe judgments against Judah.

Verse 1

word: Ezekiel 1:3, Hosea 1:1, 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:19

in the days: 2 Kings 22:1 - 2 Kings 23:37, 2 Chronicles 34:1 - 2 Chronicles 35:27, Jeremiah 1:2, Jeremiah 25:3

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 9:26 - Egypt Jeremiah 36:14 - Cushi Luke 3:2 - the word

Verse 2

I will: etc. Heb. By taking away I will make an end, utterly. 2 Kings 22:16, 2 Kings 22:17, 2 Chronicles 36:21, Isaiah 6:11, Jeremiah 6:8, Jeremiah 6:9, Jeremiah 24:8-10, Jeremiah 34:22, Jeremiah 36:29, Ezekiel 33:27-29, Micah 7:13

land: Heb. face of the land

Reciprocal: Ezra 8:22 - his power and his wrath Jeremiah 4:25 - there was no man Ezekiel 6:6 - the cities Micah 2:4 - We Habakkuk 1:5 - for Zephaniah 1:18 - he shall

Verse 3

consume man: Jeremiah 4:23-29, Jeremiah 12:4, Hosea 4:3

stumblingblocks: or, idols, Isaiah 27:9, Ezekiel 7:19, Ezekiel 14:3-7, Ezekiel 44:12, Hosea 14:3, Hosea 14:8, Micah 5:11-14, Zechariah 13:2, Matthew 23:39, Revelation 2:14

and I: Ezekiel 14:13-21, Ezekiel 15:6-8

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:7 - General Genesis 7:21 - General Deuteronomy 7:25 - snared Isaiah 2:18 - the idols Isaiah 17:8 - he shall Jeremiah 4:25 - there was no man Jeremiah 10:15 - in the Jeremiah 21:6 - I will Jeremiah 50:3 - both Ezekiel 6:6 - your altars Ezekiel 14:17 - so that Ezekiel 23:48 - I cause Zephaniah 1:18 - he shall

Verse 4

stretch: Exodus 15:12, 2 Kings 21:13, Isaiah 14:26, Isaiah 14:27

the remnant: "Fulfilled", 2 Kings 23:4, 2 Kings 23:5, 2 Chronicles 34:4

the Chemarims: Hosea 10:5, *marg.

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:24 - their name 1 Kings 9:9 - Because 2 Chronicles 24:18 - wrath Isaiah 1:28 - they that Isaiah 48:19 - his name Isaiah 65:12 - will I Jeremiah 10:15 - in the Jeremiah 15:6 - stretch Jeremiah 44:26 - The Lord God Ezekiel 6:6 - your altars Ezekiel 20:39 - but Ezekiel 25:7 - I will stretch Zechariah 13:2 - I will cut Romans 11:4 - Baal

Verse 5

worship: 2 Kings 23:12, Jeremiah 19:13, Jeremiah 32:29

and them: 1 Kings 18:21, 2 Kings 17:33, 2 Kings 17:41, Matthew 6:24

and that: Deuteronomy 10:20, Isaiah 48:1, Jeremiah 4:2, Hosea 4:15

by the Lord: or, to the Lord, Isaiah 44:5, Isaiah 45:23, Romans 14:11

swear by: Joshua 23:7

Malcham: 1 Kings 11:33, Milcom, Amos 5:26, Moloch.

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:3 - swear Exodus 20:23 - General Deuteronomy 4:19 - the host 1 Kings 9:9 - Because 1 Kings 11:5 - Milcom 2 Kings 23:5 - the idolatrous priests 2 Kings 23:13 - Milcom 2 Chronicles 33:3 - the host Psalms 63:11 - sweareth Psalms 86:11 - unite Psalms 101:3 - them Psalms 119:10 - my whole Isaiah 65:16 - he that Jeremiah 5:7 - sworn by Jeremiah 7:9 - steal Jeremiah 8:2 - and all Jeremiah 12:16 - as they Jeremiah 44:26 - The Lord God Jeremiah 49:3 - their king Ezekiel 20:39 - but Hosea 7:8 - a cake Hosea 10:2 - Their heart is divided Amos 8:14 - swear Acts 10:9 - Peter 2 Corinthians 6:16 - what Revelation 3:15 - thou

Verse 6

turned: 1 Samuel 15:11, Psalms 36:3, Psalms 125:5, Isaiah 1:4, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 2:17, Jeremiah 3:10, Jeremiah 15:6, Ezekiel 3:20, Hosea 4:15, Hosea 4:16, Hosea 11:7, Hebrews 10:38, Hebrews 10:39, 2 Peter 2:18-22

and those: Psalms 10:4, Psalms 14:2, Psalms 14:3, Isaiah 43:22, Hosea 7:7, Romans 3:11, Hebrews 2:3

Reciprocal: Joshua 23:12 - go back Ruth 1:15 - gone back 2 Samuel 22:22 - have not Job 15:4 - castest off Job 23:11 - his way Job 34:27 - turned Psalms 44:18 - heart Psalms 53:3 - Every Psalms 101:3 - them Psalms 119:10 - my whole Proverbs 2:13 - leave Proverbs 14:14 - backslider Proverbs 21:16 - wandereth Jeremiah 10:25 - call Jeremiah 11:10 - turned Jeremiah 18:10 - do Jeremiah 34:11 - General Ezekiel 18:24 - when Hosea 4:10 - left Amos 5:7 - leave Luke 11:26 - and the John 6:66 - of his Colossians 1:23 - ye continue 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - that know 2 Peter 2:21 - to turn Revelation 3:15 - thou

Verse 7

thy: 1 Samuel 2:9, 1 Samuel 2:10, Job 40:4, Job 40:5, Psalms 46:10, Psalms 76:8, Psalms 76:9, Isaiah 6:5, Amos 6:10, Habakkuk 2:20, Zechariah 2:13, Romans 3:19, Romans 9:20

for the day: Zephaniah 1:14, Isaiah 2:12, Isaiah 13:6, Ezekiel 7:7, Ezekiel 7:10, Joel 2:1, Joel 2:2, Joel 2:11, Joel 2:31, Amos 5:18-20, Malachi 4:1, Philippians 4:5, 2 Peter 3:10-12

for the Lord: Isaiah 34:6, Jeremiah 46:10, Ezekiel 39:17-20, Revelation 19:17, Revelation 19:18

he hath: Proverbs 9:1-6, Matthew 22:4, Luke 14:16, Luke 14:17

bid: Heb. sanctified, or prepared, 1 Samuel 16:5, 1 Samuel 20:26, Colossians 1:12

Reciprocal: Isaiah 29:2 - and it shall Ezekiel 30:3 - the day is Zephaniah 1:10 - in Matthew 22:3 - that

Verse 8

punish: Heb. visit upon, Isaiah 10:12, Isaiah 24:21, *marg.

the princes: 2 Kings 23:30-34, 2 Kings 24:12, 2 Kings 24:13, 2 Kings 25:6, 2 Kings 25:7, 2 Kings 25:19-21, Isaiah 39:7, Jeremiah 22:11-19, Jeremiah 22:24-30, Jeremiah 39:6, Jeremiah 39:7

strange: Deuteronomy 22:5, 2 Kings 10:22, Isaiah 3:18-24

Reciprocal: Isaiah 29:2 - and it shall Jeremiah 46:10 - the sword Zechariah 10:3 - punished

Verse 9

those: Or, "that leap over the threshold," by which is probably meant the Philistines, who, after the time that Dagon fell before the ark and was broken on the threshold, leaped over it when entering his temple.

leap: 1 Samuel 5:5

which: 1 Samuel 2:15, 1 Samuel 2:16, 2 Kings 5:20-27, Nehemiah 5:15, Proverbs 29:12, Acts 16:19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:4 - which he 1 Kings 18:26 - leaped upon the altar Isaiah 59:6 - their works Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Ezekiel 8:17 - for Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Ezekiel 28:16 - filled Amos 3:10 - who Micah 6:10 - the treasures Zephaniah 1:13 - their goods

Verse 10

in: Zephaniah 1:7, Zephaniah 1:15, Jeremiah 39:2

the noise: Isaiah 22:4, Isaiah 22:5, Isaiah 59:11, Jeremiah 4:19-21, Jeremiah 4:31, Amos 8:3

the fish gate: 2 Chronicles 33:14, Nehemiah 3:3

the second: 2 Kings 22:14, 2 Chronicles 32:22

from: 2 Samuel 5:7, 2 Samuel 5:9, 2 Chronicles 3:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:6 - General Nehemiah 12:39 - the fish gate Isaiah 52:5 - make Jeremiah 4:6 - destruction Jeremiah 18:22 - a cry Jeremiah 30:5 - a voice Jeremiah 46:12 - thy cry Jeremiah 47:2 - then the Jeremiah 51:54 - General Zephaniah 1:14 - even Zechariah 11:3 - a voice

Verse 11

Howl: Jeremiah 4:8, Jeremiah 25:34, Ezekiel 21:12, Joel 1:5, Joel 1:13, Zechariah 11:2, Zechariah 11:3, James 5:1

all the: Nehemiah 3:31, Nehemiah 3:32, Hosea 12:7, Hosea 12:8, John 2:16, Revelation 18:11-18

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 18:22 - a cry Jeremiah 30:5 - a voice Jeremiah 47:2 - then the Ezekiel 30:2 - Howl Zephaniah 1:18 - their silver Revelation 2:23 - and all

Verse 12

that I: Jeremiah 16:16, Jeremiah 16:17, Amos 9:1-3, Obadiah 1:6

the men: Jeremiah 48:11, Amos 6:1, Revelation 2:23

settled: Heb. curded, or thickened

The Lord: Job 21:15, Psalms 10:11-13, Psalms 14:1, Psalms 94:7, Isaiah 5:19, Jeremiah 10:5, Ezekiel 8:12, Ezekiel 9:9, Malachi 3:14, Malachi 3:15, 2 Peter 3:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:21 - see Job 10:6 - General Job 10:17 - changes Job 22:13 - doth God know Psalms 10:15 - seek Psalms 55:19 - no changes Psalms 73:11 - How Psalms 139:4 - there is not Isaiah 5:18 - draw Isaiah 28:15 - We have Isaiah 29:15 - seek Jeremiah 13:22 - if Jeremiah 23:17 - No Daniel 4:4 - was Malachi 2:17 - Where Matthew 22:11 - when Mark 11:11 - when

Verse 13

their goods: Zephaniah 1:9, Isaiah 6:11, Isaiah 24:1-3, Jeremiah 4:7, Jeremiah 4:20, Jeremiah 5:17, Jeremiah 9:11, Jeremiah 9:19, Jeremiah 12:10-13, Ezekiel 7:19, Ezekiel 7:21, Ezekiel 22:31, Micah 3:12

build: Deuteronomy 28:30, Deuteronomy 28:39, Deuteronomy 28:51, Isaiah 5:8, Isaiah 5:9, Isaiah 65:21, Isaiah 65:22, Amos 5:11, Micah 6:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 20:6 - lest he die Isaiah 16:10 - General Isaiah 17:10 - shalt thou Isaiah 32:10 - for Jeremiah 6:12 - And their Jeremiah 8:10 - will I Lamentations 5:2 - General Hosea 2:9 - take Amos 9:14 - plant

Verse 14

great: Zephaniah 1:7, Jeremiah 30:7, Ezekiel 30:3, Joel 2:1, Joel 2:11, Joel 2:31, Malachi 4:5, Acts 2:20, Revelation 6:17

it is: Ezekiel 7:6, Ezekiel 7:7, Ezekiel 7:12, Ezekiel 12:23, Amos 8:2, Philippians 4:5, James 5:9, 2 Peter 2:3

even: Zephaniah 1:10, Isaiah 22:4, Isaiah 22:5, Isaiah 66:6, Jeremiah 25:36, Joel 2:11, Joel 3:16, 1 Thessalonians 4:16, Hebrews 12:26

the mighty: Isaiah 15:4, Isaiah 33:7, Jeremiah 48:41, Revelation 6:15-17

Reciprocal: Esther 4:1 - and cried Isaiah 8:22 - look Isaiah 13:6 - Howl ye Jeremiah 46:10 - the day Ezekiel 13:5 - the day Hosea 9:7 - days of visitation Joel 1:15 - the day of Joel 2:2 - A day of darkness Amos 5:18 - the day of the Lord is Zechariah 5:2 - flying Malachi 4:1 - the day Matthew 24:29 - shall the Mark 13:24 - General Acts 2:19 - General Revelation 3:11 - I come Revelation 22:12 - I come

Verse 15

is: Zephaniah 1:18, Zephaniah 2:2, Isaiah 22:5, Jeremiah 30:7, Amos 5:18-20, Luke 21:22, Luke 21:23, Romans 2:5, 2 Peter 3:7, Revelation 6:17

a day of darkness: Job 3:4-8, Joel 2:2, Joel 2:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:9 - be silent Job 15:23 - the day Job 21:30 - day Isaiah 8:22 - look Isaiah 13:10 - General Jeremiah 4:19 - sound Jeremiah 46:10 - the day Ezekiel 34:12 - in the cloudy Zephaniah 1:10 - in Matthew 24:29 - shall the

Verse 16

day: Isaiah 59:10, Jeremiah 4:19, Jeremiah 4:20, Jeremiah 6:1, Jeremiah 8:16, Hosea 5:8, Hosea 8:1, Amos 3:6, Habakkuk 1:6-10, Habakkuk 3:6

and against: Psalms 48:12, Psalms 48:13, Isaiah 2:12-15, Isaiah 32:14

Reciprocal: Numbers 10:9 - then ye shall Isaiah 13:10 - General Jeremiah 18:22 - a cry Jeremiah 20:16 - let him Joel 2:1 - and sound

Verse 17

they shall: Deuteronomy 28:28, Deuteronomy 28:29, Psalms 79:3, Isaiah 29:10, Isaiah 59:9, Isaiah 59:10, Lamentations 4:14, Matthew 15:14, John 9:40, John 9:41, Romans 11:7, Romans 11:25, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Peter 1:9, 1 John 2:11, Revelation 3:17

because: Isaiah 24:5, Isaiah 24:6, Isaiah 50:1, Isaiah 59:12-15, Jeremiah 2:17, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 4:18, Lamentations 1:8, Lamentations 1:14, Lamentations 1:18, Lamentations 4:13-15, Lamentations 5:16, Lamentations 5:17, Ezekiel 22:25-31, Daniel 9:5-19, Micah 3:9-12, Micah 7:13

and their blood: 2 Kings 9:33-37, Psalms 79:2, Psalms 79:3, Psalms 83:10, Jeremiah 9:21, Jeremiah 9:22, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 16:4-6, Jeremiah 18:21, Lamentations 2:21, Lamentations 4:14, Amos 4:10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 14:10 - as a man taketh Isaiah 5:25 - torn Jeremiah 8:2 - they shall be Ezekiel 16:38 - shed Ezekiel 30:11 - and fill Micah 2:3 - from

Verse 18

their silver: Zephaniah 1:11, Psalms 49:6-9, Psalms 52:5-7, Proverbs 11:4, Proverbs 18:11, Isaiah 2:20, Isaiah 2:21, Jeremiah 9:23, Jeremiah 9:24, Ezekiel 7:19, Matthew 16:26, Luke 12:19-21, Luke 16:22, Luke 16:23

in the day: Zephaniah 1:15, Job 21:30

but: Zephaniah 3:8, Leviticus 26:33-35, Deuteronomy 29:20-28, Deuteronomy 31:17, Isaiah 24:1-12, Jeremiah 4:26-29, Jeremiah 7:20, Jeremiah 7:34, Jeremiah 9:11

the fire: Zephaniah 3:8, Deuteronomy 32:21-25, 1 Kings 14:22, Psalms 78:58, Psalms 79:5, Ezekiel 8:3-5, Ezekiel 16:38, Ezekiel 36:5, Ezekiel 36:6, 1 Corinthians 10:22

he shall: Zephaniah 1:2, Zephaniah 1:3, Isaiah 1:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:7 - that Egypt Numbers 25:11 - that I Deuteronomy 4:24 - thy God Deuteronomy 8:19 - I testify against 2 Kings 22:17 - shall not be Job 3:15 - who filled their houses Job 20:28 - and his goods Job 36:19 - Will Proverbs 10:2 - Treasures Proverbs 10:3 - but Proverbs 27:24 - For Ecclesiastes 5:13 - riches Isaiah 10:3 - where Isaiah 42:13 - jealousy Jeremiah 2:15 - his cities Jeremiah 21:12 - lest Ezekiel 6:6 - the cities Ezekiel 7:11 - none Ezekiel 15:8 - I will Ezekiel 22:21 - and blow Ezekiel 23:25 - I will set Ezekiel 30:11 - and fill Amos 4:3 - them into the palace Micah 2:3 - from Zephaniah 2:2 - before the fierce Malachi 4:1 - shall burn Matthew 6:19 - General Mark 10:24 - trust Romans 4:15 - Because Hebrews 10:27 - fiery James 5:1 - ye Revelation 18:11 - the merchants

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Zephaniah 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/zephaniah-1.html.