Woe to the city that is rebellious and defiled, the oppressive city!
References for Zephaniah 3:1
She has not obeyed; she has not accepted discipline. She has not trusted in the Lord; she has not drawn near to her God.
The princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are wolves of the night, which leave nothing for the morning.
References for Zephaniah 3:3
Her prophets are reckless- treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary; they do violence to instruction.
References for Zephaniah 3:4
The righteous Lord is in her; He does no wrong. He applies His justice morning by morning; He does not fail at dawn, yet the one who does wrong knows no shame.
References for Zephaniah 3:5