9 Then I will change people from other nations so that they can speak the language clearly and call out the name of the Lord. They will all worship me together, shoulder to shoulder, as one people. 10 People will come all the way from the other side of the river in Ethiopia. My scattered people will come to me. My worshipers will come and bring their gifts to me.
11 “Then, Jerusalem, you will no longer be ashamed of the wrong things your people do against me. That is because I will remove all the bad people from Jerusalem. I will take away all the proud people. There will not be any of them on my holy mountain.[a]Read full chapter
- Zephaniah 3:11 holy mountain Mount Zion, one of the mountains Jerusalem was built on.
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Restoration of Israel’s Remnant
9 “Then I will purify the lips of the peoples,
that all of them may call(A) on the name of the Lord(B)
and serve(C) him shoulder to shoulder.
10 From beyond the rivers of Cush[a](D)
my worshipers, my scattered people,
will bring me offerings.(E)
11 On that day you, Jerusalem, will not be put to shame(F)
for all the wrongs you have done to me,(G)
because I will remove from you
your arrogant boasters.(H)
Never again will you be haughty
on my holy hill.(I)
- Zephaniah 3:10 That is, the upper Nile region