Zephaniah 3:1-5 NIV

The Future of Jerusalem

1 Woe to the city of oppressors,1 rebellious2 and defiled!3

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2 She obeys4 no one, she accepts no correction.5 She does not trust6 in the LORD, she does not draw near7 to her God.

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3 Her officials are roaring lions,8 her rulers are evening wolves,9 who leave nothing for the morning.10

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4 Her prophets are arrogant; they are treacherous11 men. Her priests profane the sanctuary and do violence to the law.12

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5 The LORD within her is righteous;13 he does no wrong.14 Morning by morning15 he dispenses his justice, and every new day he does not fail,16 yet the unrighteous know no shame.17

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