12 “It will come about at that time
That I will (A)search Jerusalem with lamps,
And I will punish the men
Who are [a](B)stagnant in spirit,
Who say in their hearts,
‘The Lord will (C)not do good or evil!’
13 “Moreover, their wealth will become (D)plunder
And their houses desolate;
Yes, (E)they will build houses but not inhabit them,
And plant vineyards but not drink their wine.”

14 Near is the (F)great (G)day of the Lord,
Near and coming very quickly;
Listen, the day of the Lord!
[b]In it the warrior (H)cries out bitterly.

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  1. Zephaniah 1:12 Lit thickening on their lees
  2. Zephaniah 1:14 Lit There

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