Zephaniah 2:10

“This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Zephaniah 2:10

This shall they haue for their pride, because they haue reproched and magnified themselues against the people of the Lord of hostes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

This they will have in return for their pride, because they have taunted and become arrogant against the people of the LORD of hosts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of Jehovah of hosts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This will be their fate because of their pride, because they have said evil, lifting themselves up against the people of the Lord of armies.
- Basic English Bible

This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of Jehovah of hosts.
- Darby Bible

This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.
- Webster's Bible

This they will have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of Yahweh of Armies.
- World English Bible

This [is] to them for their arrogancy, Because they have reproached, And they magnify [themselves] against the people of Jehovah of Hosts.
- Youngs Literal Bible

This shall they have for their pride, because they have taunted and spoken boastfully against the people of the LORD of hosts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Zephaniah 2:10

Wesley's Notes for Zephaniah 2:10


2:8 I - God. Magnified themselves - Invading their frontiers.

2:9 Of nettles - Not cultivated, but over - run with nettles. Salt - pits - A dry, barren earth, fit only to dig salt out of. The residue - That return out of Babylon. Possess them - Settle upon those parts of their lands, that are fit for habitation.

2:11 Famish - Take away all their sacrifices and drink - offerings. The gods - Idols of those lands. From his place - Not only at Jerusalem, but every where.

2:12 By my sword - The Chaldeans are called God's sword; because God employed them.


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