Zephaniah 2:9

Judgment on Judah's Enemies

9 Therefore, as I live,"
Says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel,
"Surely p Moab shall be like Sodom,
And q the people of Ammon like Gomorrah -
r Overrun 1 with weeds and saltpits,
And a 2 perpetual desolation.
The residue of My people shall plunder them,
And the remnant of My people shall possess them."

  1. Cross References
    Isaiah 15:1 - 9
    The burden against Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste And destroyed, Because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste And destroyed.
    Jeremiah 48:1 - 47
    Against Moab. Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: "Woe to Nebo! For it is plundered, Kirjathaim is shamed and taken; The high stronghold is shamed and dismayed -
  2. Cross References
    Amos 1:13
    Thus says the LORD: "For three transgressions of the people of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, Because they ripped open the women with child in Gilead, That they might enlarge their territory.
  3. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 29:23
    'The whole land is brimstone, salt, and burning; it is not sown, nor does it bear, nor does any grass grow there, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and His wrath.'
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