Zephaniah 2 - Interlinear Bible


Judgments on Judah's Enemies

@'s.kin a{l yw{G;h .WVw{q'w .Wv.vw{q.tih
2 Before the decree takes effect - The day passes like the chaff - Before * the burning anger of the LORD comes upon you, Before * the day of the LORD'S anger comes upon you.
aw{b'y -a{l ~,r,j.B ~w{y r;b'[ #{m.K q{x t,d,l ~,r,j.B ? aw{b'y -a{l ~,r,j.B h'wh.y -p;a !w{r]x ~,kyel][ ? h'wh.y -p;a ~w{y ~,kyel][
3 Seek the LORD, All you humble of the earth Who have carried out His ordinances; Seek righteousness, seek humility. Perhaps you will be hidden In the day of the LORD'S anger.
4 For Gaza will be abandoned And Ashkelon a desolation; Ashdod will be driven out at noon And Ekron will be uprooted.
h'm'm.vil !w{l.q.v;a.w h,y.hit h'b.Wz][ h'Z;[ yiK ? req'[eT !w{r.q,[.w 'h.Wv.r'g.y ~Iy;r\h'C;B dw{D.v;a
5 Woe to the inhabitants of the seacoast, The nation of the Cherethites! The word of the LORD is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines; And I will destroy you So that there will be no inhabitant.
h'wh.y -r;b.D ~yiter.K yw{G ~'Y;h l,b,x yeb.v{y yw{h ? .$yiT.d;b]a;h.w ~yiT.vil.P #,r,a !;[;n.K ~,kyel][ ? bevw{y !yeaem
6 So the seacoast will be pastures, With caves for shepherds and folds for flocks.
tw{r.dig.w ~yi[{r t{r.K t{w.n ~'Y;h l,b,x h't.y'h.w ? !a{c
7 And the coast will be For the remnant of the house of Judah, They will pasture on it. In the houses of Ashkelon they will lie down at evening; For the LORD their God will care for them And restore their fortune.
~,hyel][ h'd.Wh.y tyeB tyirea.vil l,b,x h'y'h.w ? yiK !.Wc'B.rIy b,r,['B !w{l.q.v;a yeT'b.B !.W[.rIy ? ~'t.Wb.v b'v.w ~,hyeh{l/a h'wh.y ~ed.q.pIy
8 "I have heard the taunting of Moab And the revilings of the sons of Ammon, With which they have taunted My people And become arrogant against their territory.
!w{M;[ yen.B yep.WDig.w b'aw{m t;P.r,x yiT.[;m'v ? ~'l.Wb.G -l;[ .WlyiD.g;Y;w yiM;[ -t,a .Wp.rex r,v]a
9 "Therefore, as I live," declares the LORD of hosts, The God of Israel, "Surely Moab will be like Sodom And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah - A place possessed by nettles and salt pits, And a perpetual desolation. The remnant of My people will plunder them And the remainder of My nation will inherit them."
yeh{l/a tw{a'b.c h'wh.y ~Ua.n yin'a -y;x !ek'l ? !w{M;[ yen.b.W h,y.hiT ~{d.siK b'aw{m -yiK lea'r.fIy ? h'm'm.v.W x;l,m -her.kim.W l.Wr'x q;v.mim h'r{m][;K ? yw{G r,t,y.w ~.WZ'b.y yiM;[ tyirea.v ~'lw{[ -d;[ ? ~.Wl'x.nIy
10 This they will have in return for their pride, because they have taunted and become arrogant against the people of the LORD of hosts.
.WliD.g;Y;w .Wp.rex yiK ~'nw{a.G t;x;T ~,h'l ta{z ? tw{a'b.c h'wh.y ~;[ -l;[
11 The LORD will be terrifying to them, for He will starve all the gods of the earth; and all the coastlands of the nations will bow down to Him, everyone from his own place.
yeh{l/a -l'K tea h'z'r yiK ~,hyel][ h'wh.y a'rw{n ? l{K w{mw{q.Mim vyia w{l -.Ww]x;T.vIy.w #,r'a'h ? ~Iyw{G;h yeYia
12 "You also, O Ethiopians, will be slain by My sword."
h'Meh yiB.r;x yel.l;x ~yiv.WK ~,T;a -m;G
13 And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.
r.WV;a -t,a deB;ayiw !w{p'c -l;[ w{d'y jey.w ? r'B.diM;K h'Yic h'm'm.vil hew.nyin -t,a ~ef'y.w
14 Flocks will lie down in her midst, All beasts which range in herds; Both the pelican and the hedgehog Will lodge in the tops of her pillars; Birds will sing in the window, Desolation will be on the threshold; For He has laid bare the cedar work.
yw{g -w{t.y;x -l'K ~yir'd][ H'kw{t.b .Wc.b'r.w ? lw{q .Wnyil'y 'hy,r{T.p;k.B d{Piq -m;G t;a'q -m;G ? h're[ h'z.r;a yiK @;S;B b,r{x !w{L;x;B rerw{v.y
15 This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, " I am, and there is no one besides me." How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.
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