Zephaniah 2:4-7 CSB

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!a 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.
          7 The coastland will belong to the remnant of the house of Judah; they will find pasture there. They will lie down in the evening among the houses of Ashkelon, for the Lord their God will return to them and restore their fortunes.