Zephaniah 1:11

“Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Howle yee inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut downe: all they that beare siluer are cut off.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Wail, O inhabitants of the Mortar, For all the people of Canaan will be silenced; All who weigh out silver will be cut off.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wail, ye inhabitants of Maktesh; for all the people of Canaan are undone; all they that were laden with silver are cut off.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of the downfall of all the people of Canaan: all those who were weighted down with silver have been cut off.
- Basic English Bible

Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh; for all the people of Canaan are cut down, all they that are laden with silver are cut off.
- Darby Bible

Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.
- Webster's Bible

Wail, you inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the people of Canaan are undone! All those who were loaded with silver are cut off.
- World English Bible

Howl, ye inhabitants of the hollow place, For cut off hath been all the merchant people, Cut off have been all bearing silver.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wail, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are undone; all they that were laden with silver are cut off.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zephaniah 1:11


1:11 Howl - Cry aloud, and bitterly. Maktesh - The lower town. Merchant people - Who were wont to lodge in this place. That bear silver - That brought it with them to pay for what they bought.


Discussion for Zephaniah 1:11

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