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“I will sweep away man and beast;
    I will sweep away the birds of the air
    and the fish of the sea.
I will overthrow[a] the wicked;
    I will cut off mankind
    from the face of the earth,” says the Lord.
“I will stretch out my hand against Judah,
    and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
and I will cut off from this place the remnant of Ba′al
    and the name of the idolatrous priests;[b]
those who bow down on the roofs
    to the host of the heavens;
those who bow down and swear to the Lord
    and yet swear by Milcom;

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Footnotes

  1. Zephaniah 1:3 Cn: Heb the stumbling blocks
  2. Zephaniah 1:4 Compare Gk: Heb idolatrous priests with the priests

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