Zephaniah 2:4-7 NIV

Philistia

4 Gaza will be abandoned and Ashkelon left in ruins. At midday Ashdod will be emptied and Ekron uprooted.

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5 Woe to you who live by the sea, you Kerethite people; the word of the LORD is against you, Canaan, land of the Philistines. He says, “I will destroy you, and none will be left.”

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6 The land by the sea will become pastures having wells for shepherds and pens for flocks.

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7 That land will belong to the remnant of the people of Judah; there they will find pasture. In the evening they will lie down in the houses of Ashkelon. The LORD their God will care for them; he will restore their fortunes.a

References for Zephaniah 2:7

    • f 2:7 - Or "will bring back their captives"