Zephaniah 2:1-6 CSB

A Call to Repentance

1 Gather yourselves together; gather together, undesirablea nation,

References for Zephaniah 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Or shameless
      2 before the decree takes effect and the day passes like chaff, before the burning of the Lord's anger overtakes you, before the day of the Lord's anger overtakes you.
      3 Seek the Lord, all you humble of the earth, who carry out what He commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the Lord's anger.

      Judgment against the Nations

      4 For Gaza will be abandoned, and Ashkelon will become a ruin. Ashdod will be driven out at noon, and Ekron will be uprooted.

      References for Zephaniah 2:4

          5 Woe, inhabitants of the seacoast, nation of the Cherethites!b The word of the Lord is against you, Canaan, land of the Philistines: I will destroy you until there is no one left.

          References for Zephaniah 2:5

            • b 2:5 - Sea Peoples; Ezk 25:16
              6 The seacoast will become pasturelands with caves for shepherds and folds for sheep.