Zephaniah 3:9-20 TNIV

Restoration of Israel's Remnant

9 "Then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call1 on the name of the LORD 2 and serve3 him shoulder to shoulder.

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10 From beyond the rivers of Cusha4 my worshipers, my scattered people, will bring me offerings.5

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    • d 3:10 - That is, the upper Nile region
      11 On that day you, Jerusalem, will not be put to shame6 for all the wrongs you have done to me,7 because I will remove from you those who revel in your glory.8 Never again will you be haughty on my holy hill.9

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      12 But I will leave within you the meek10 and humble. The remnant of Israel will trust11 in the name of the LORD.

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      13 They12 will do no wrong;13 they will tell no lies.14 A deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouths.15 They will eat and lie down16 and no one will make them afraid.17"

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      14 Sing, Daughter Zion;18 shout aloud,19 Israel! Be glad and rejoice20 with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem!

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      15 The LORD has taken away your punishment, he has turned back your enemy. The LORD, the King of Israel, is with you;21 never again will you fear22 any harm.23

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      16 On that day they will say to Jerusalem, "Do not fear, Zion; do not let your hands hang limp.24

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      17 The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves.25 He will take great delight26 in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you,27 but will rejoice over you with singing."28

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      18 "I will remove from you all who mourn over the loss of your appointed festivals, which is a burden and reproach for you.
      19 At that time I will deal with all who oppressed29 you. I will rescue the lame; I will gather the exiles.30 I will give them praise31 and honor in every land where they have suffered shame.

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      20 At that time I will gather you; at that time I will bring32 you home. I will give you honor33 and praise34 among all the peoples of the earth when I restore your fortunesb35 before your very eyes," says the LORD.

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        • e 3:20 - Or "I bring back your captives"