Zephaniah 3:9-20 CSB

Final Restoration Promised

9 For I will then restore pure speech to the peoples so that all of them may call on the name of Yahweh and serve Him with a single purpose.a

References for Zephaniah 3:9

    • h 3:9 - Lit with one shoulder
      10 From beyond the rivers of Cushb My supplicants, My dispersed people, will bring an offering to Me.

      References for Zephaniah 3:10

        • i 3:10 - Zph 2:12; Isa 18:1-3
          11 On that day youc will not be put to shame because of everything you have done in rebelling against Me. For then I will remove your boastful braggarts from among you, and you will never again be haughty on My holy mountain.

          References for Zephaniah 3:11

              12 I will leave a meek and humble people among you, and they will trust in the name of Yahweh.
              13 The remnant of Israel will no longer do wrong or tell lies; a deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouths. But they will pasture and lie down, with nothing to make [them] afraid.
              14 Sing for joy, Daughter Zion; shout loudly, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all [your] heart, Daughter Jerusalem!
              15 The Lord has removed your punishment; He has turned back your enemy. The King of Israel, the Lord, is among you; you need no longer fear harm.
              16 On that day it will be said to Jerusalem: "Do not fear; Zion, do not let your hands grow weak.
              17 The Lord your God is among you, a warrior who saves. He will rejoice over you with gladness. He will bring [you] quietnessd with His love. He will delight in you with shouts of joy."

              References for Zephaniah 3:17

                • k 3:17 - LXX, Syr read He will renew you
                  18 I will gather those who have been driven from the appointed festivals; [They will be] a tribute from you,e and reproach [on her].f

                  References for Zephaniah 3:18

                    • l 3:18 - Jerusalem
                    • m 3:18 - Hb obscure
                      19 Yes, at that time I will deal with all who afflict you. I will save the lame and gather the scattered;g I will make those who were disgraced throughout the earth receive praise and fame.

                      References for Zephaniah 3:19

                          20 At that time I will bring youh back, yes, at the time I will gather you. I will make you famous and praiseworthy among all the peoples of the earth, when I restore your fortunes before your eyes. Yahweh has spoken.

                          References for Zephaniah 3:20

                            • o 3:20 - people of Israel