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Zephaniah 1:2-3 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

The Great Day of the Lord

I will completely sweep away everything
from the face of the earth
this is the Lord’s declaration.
I will sweep away people and animals;
I will sweep away the birds of the sky
and the fish of the sea,
and the ruins[a] along with the wicked.
I will cut off mankind
from the face of the earth.
This is the Lord’s declaration.


  1. 1:3 Perhaps objects connected with idolatry
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Zephaniah 1:2-3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Coming Judgment on Judah

I will utterly sweep away everything
    from the face of the earth, says the Lord.
I will sweep away humans and animals;
    I will sweep away the birds of the air
    and the fish of the sea.
I will make the wicked stumble.[a]
    I will cut off humanity
    from the face of the earth, says the Lord.


  1. Zephaniah 1:3 Cn: Heb sea, and those who cause the wicked to stumble
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