“I will remove (A)man and beast;
I will remove the (B)birds of the sky
And the fish of the sea,
And the [a](C)ruins along with the wicked;
And I will cut off man from the face of the [b]earth,” declares the Lord.
“So I will (D)stretch out My hand against Judah
And against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And I will (E)cut off the remnant of Baal from this place,
And the names of the (F)idolatrous priests along with the priests.
“And those who bow down on the (G)housetops to the host of heaven,
And those who bow down and (H)swear to the Lord and yet swear by [c](I)Milcom,

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  1. Zephaniah 1:3 Or stumbling blocks
  2. Zephaniah 1:3 Lit ground
  3. Zephaniah 1:5 Or their king; M.T. Malcam, probably a variant spelling of Milcom

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