Zephaniah 1:4-9 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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4 I will stretch out my hand against Judah, and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off from this place every remnant of Baal and the name of the idolatrous priests; 4 "I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every remnant of Baal, the names of the pagan and the idolatrous priests--
5 those who bow down on the roofs to the host of the heavens; those who bow down and swear to the Lord, but also swear by Milcom; 5 those who bow down on the roofs to worship the starry host, those who bow down and swear by the LORD and who also swear by Molech,
6 those who have turned back from following the Lord, who have not sought the Lord or inquired of him. 6 those who turn back from following the LORD and neither seek the LORD nor inquire of him.
7 Be silent before the Lord God! For the day of the Lord is at hand; the Lord has prepared a sacrifice, he has consecrated his guests. 7 Be silent before the Sovereign LORD, for the day of the LORD is near. The LORD has prepared a sacrifice; he has consecrated those he has invited.
8 And on the day of the Lord's sacrifice I will punish the officials and the king's sons and all who dress themselves in foreign attire. 8 On the day of the LORD's sacrifice I will punish the princes and the king's sons and all those clad in foreign clothes.
9 On that day I will punish all who leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and fraud. 9 On that day I will punish all who avoid stepping on the threshold, who fill the temple of their gods with violence and deceit.