4 I will stretch out My hand against Judah and against all the residents of Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every vestige of Baal, the names of the pagan priestsa along with the priests;
References for Zephaniah 1:4
    • e 1:4 - 2 Kg 23:5
      5 those who bow in worship on the rooftops to the heavenly host; those who bow and pledge loyalty to the Lord but also pledge loyalty to Milcom;b
      References for Zephaniah 1:5
        • f 1:5 - Some LXX mss, Syr, Vg; MT, other LXX mss read their king
          6 and those who turn back from following the Lord, who do not seek the Lord or inquire of Him.
          7 Be silent in the presence of the Lord God ,c for the Day of the Lord is near. Indeed, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He has consecrated His guests.
          References for Zephaniah 1:7
            • g 1:7 - Hab 2:20
              8 On the day of the Lord's sacrifice I will punish the officials, the king's sons, and all who are dressed in foreign clothing.
              9 On that day I will punish all who skip over the threshold,de who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
              References for Zephaniah 1:9
                • h 1:9 - Hb obscure
                • i 1:9 - 1 Sm 5:5