9 "For then I will give to the peoples 1purified lips, That all of them may 2call on the name of the LORD, To serve Him shoulder to shoulder.
References for Zephaniah 3:9
    • a 3:9 - Lit "change"
    • b 3:9 - Lit "with one shoulder"
      10 "From beyond the rivers of 3Ethiopia My worshipers, My dispersed ones, Will 4bring My offerings.
      References for Zephaniah 3:10
        • c 3:10 - Or "suppliants"
        • d 3:10 - Lit "the daughter of My dispersed ones"
          11 "In that day you will 5feel no shame Because of all your deeds By which you have rebelled against Me; For then I will remove from your midst Your 6proud, exulting ones, And you will never * again be haughty On My 7holy mountain.

          A Remnant of Israel

          12 "But I will leave among you A 8humble and lowly people, And they will 9take refuge in the name of the LORD.
          References for Zephaniah 3:12
          13 "The 10remnant of Israel will 11do no wrong And 12tell no lies, Nor will a deceitful tongue Be found in their mouths; For they will 13feed and lie down With no one to make them tremble."
          14 Shout for joy, O daughter of Zion! 14Shout in triumph, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!
          References for Zephaniah 3:14
          15 The LORD has taken away 15His judgments against you, He has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the LORD, is 16in your midst; You will 17fear disaster no more.
          16 18In that day it will be said to Jerusalem: "19Do not be afraid, O Zion; 20Do not let your hands fall limp.
          References for Zephaniah 3:16
          17 "The LORD your God is 21in your midst, A 22victorious warrior. He will 23exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.
          References for Zephaniah 3:17
            • e 3:17 - Lit "A warrior who saves"
            • f 3:17 - Or with some ancient versions, "renew" you "in"
              18 "I will gather those who 24grieve about the appointed feasts - They came from you, O Zion; The reproach of exile is a burden on them.
              References for Zephaniah 3:18
                • g 3:18 - Lit "were"
                • h 3:18 - Lit "her"
                  19 "Behold, I am going to deal at that time With all your 25oppressors, I will save the 26lame And gather the outcast, And I will turn their 27shame into 28praise and renown In all the earth.
                  20 "At that time I will 29bring you in, Even at the time when I gather you together; Indeed, I will give you 30renown and praise Among all the peoples of the earth, When I 31restore your fortunes before your eyes," Says the LORD.