KJV ZEP1 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekHAB3.htm ZEP2.htm
1:1 The word [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] which came unto Zephaniah [H6846] the son [H1121] of Cushi [H3570] , the son [H1121] of Gedaliah [H1436] , the son [H1121] of Amariah [H568] , the son [H1121] of Hizkiah [H2396] , in the days [H3117] of Josiah [H2977] the son [H1121] of Amon [H526] , king [H4428] of Judah [H3063] .
1:2 I will utterly [H622] consume [H5486] all [things] from off the land [H6440] [H127] , saith [H5002] the LORD [H3068] .(I will: Heb. By taking away I will make an end)(the land: Heb. the face of the land)
1:3 I will consume [H5486] man [H120] and beast [H929] ; I will consume [H5486] the fowls [H5775] of the heaven [H8064] , and the fishes [H1709] of the sea [H3220] , and the stumblingblocks [H4384] with the wicked [H7563] ; and I will cut off [H3772] man [H120] from off [H6440] the land [H127] , saith [H5002] the LORD [H3068] .(stumblingblocks: or, idols)
1:4 I will also stretch out [H5186] mine hand [H3027] upon Judah [H3063] , and upon all the inhabitants [H3427] of Jerusalem [H3389] ; and I will cut off [H3772] the remnant [H7605] of Baal [H1168] from this place [H4725] , [and] the name [H8034] of the Chemarims [H3649] with the priests [H3548] ;
1:5 And them that worship [H7812] the host [H6635] of heaven [H8064] upon the housetops [H1406] ; and them that worship [H7812] [and] that swear [H7650] by the LORD [H3068] , and that swear [H7650] by Malcham [H4428] ;(by the: or, to the LORD)
1:6 And them that are turned back [H5472] from [H310] the LORD [H3068] ; and [those] that have not sought [H1245] the LORD [H3068] , nor enquired [H1875] for him.
1:7 Hold thy peace [H2013] at the presence [H6440] of the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] : for the day [H3117] of the LORD [H3068] [is] at hand [H7138] : for the LORD [H3068] hath prepared [H3559] a sacrifice [H2077] , he hath bid [H6942] his guests [H7121] .(bid: Heb. sanctified, or, prepared)
1:8 And it shall come to pass in the day [H3117] of the LORD'S [H3068] sacrifice [H2077] , that I will punish [H6485] the princes [H8269] , and the king's [H4428] children [H1121] , and all such as are clothed [H3847] with strange [H5237] apparel [H4403] .(punish: Heb. visit upon)
1:9 In the same day [H3117] also will I punish [H6485] all those that leap [H1801] on the threshold [H4670] , which fill [H4390] their masters' [H113] houses [H1004] with violence [H2555] and deceit [H4820] .
1:10 And it shall come to pass in that day [H3117] , saith [H5002] the LORD [H3068] , [that there shall be] the noise [H6963] of a cry [H6818] from the fish [H1709] gate [H8179] , and an howling [H3215] from the second [H4932] , and a great [H1419] crashing [H7667] from the hills [H1389] .
1:11 Howl [H3213] , ye inhabitants [H3427] of Maktesh [H4389] , for all the merchant [H3667] people [H5971] are cut down [H1820] ; all they that bear [H5187] silver [H3701] are cut off [H3772] .
1:12 And it shall come to pass at that time [H6256] , [that] I will search [H2664] Jerusalem [H3389] with candles [H5216] , and punish [H6485] the men [H582] that are settled [H7087] on their lees [H8105] : that say [H559] in their heart [H3824] , The LORD [H3068] will not do good [H3190] , neither will he do evil [H7489] .(settled: Heb. curded, or, thickened)
1:13 Therefore their goods [H2428] shall become a booty [H4933] , and their houses [H1004] a desolation [H8077] : they shall also build [H1129] houses [H1004] , but not inhabit [H3427] [them]; and they shall plant [H5193] vineyards [H3754] , but not drink [H8354] the wine [H3196] thereof.
1:14 The great [H1419] day [H3117] of the LORD [H3068] [is] near [H7138] , [it is] near [H7138] , and hasteth [H4118] greatly [H3966] , [even] the voice [H6963] of the day [H3117] of the LORD [H3068] : the mighty man [H1368] shall cry [H6873] there bitterly [H4751] .
1:15 That day [H3117] [is] a day [H3117] of wrath [H5678] , a day [H3117] of trouble [H6869] and distress [H4691] , a day [H3117] of wasteness [H7722] and desolation [H4875] , a day [H3117] of darkness [H2822] and gloominess [H653] , a day [H3117] of clouds [H6051] and thick darkness [H6205] ,
1:16 A day [H3117] of the trumpet [H7782] and alarm [H8643] against the fenced [H1219] cities [H5892] , and against the high [H1364] towers [H6438] .
1:17 And I will bring distress [H6887] upon men [H120] , that they shall walk [H1980] like blind men [H5787] , because they have sinned [H2398] against the LORD [H3068] : and their blood [H1818] shall be poured out [H8210] as dust [H6083] , and their flesh [H3894] as the dung [H1561] .
1:18 Neither their silver [H3701] nor their gold [H2091] shall be able [H3201] to deliver [H5337] them in the day [H3117] of the LORD'S [H3068] wrath [H5678] ; but the whole land [H776] shall be devoured [H398] by the fire [H784] of his jealousy [H7068] : for he shall make [H6213] even a speedy [H926] riddance [H3617] of all them that dwell [H3427] in the land [H776] .