Zephaniah 1:2-6 NIV

Judgment on the Whole Earth in the Day of the LORD

2 “I will sweep away everything from the face of the earth,” declares the LORD.

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3 “I will sweep away both man and beast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea— and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble.”a“When I destroy all mankind on the face of the earth,” declares the LORD,

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    • a 1:3 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this line is uncertain.
      4 “I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, the very names of the idolatrous priests—

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      5 those who bow down on the roofs to worship the starry host, those who bow down and swear by the LORDand who also swear by Molek,b

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        • b 1:5 - Hebrew "Malkam"
          6 those who turn back from following the LORDand neither seek the LORD nor inquire of him.”

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