Zephaniah 3:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For then I will give to the peoples purified lips, That all of them may call on the name of the LORD, To serve Him shoulder to shoulder.

King James Version

For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

Holman Bible

For I will then restore pure speech to the peoples so that all of them may call on the name of Yahweh and serve Him with a single purpose.

International Standard Version

Indeed, then I will return my people to a pure language so that they all may call upon the name of the LORD, serving him with a united will.

A Conservative Version

For then I will turn to the peoples of a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of LORD, to serve him with one consent.

American Standard Version

For then will I turn to the peoples of a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one consent.

Amplified

For then [changing their impure language] I will give to the people a clear and pure speech from pure lips, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve Him with one unanimous consent and one united shoulder [bearing the yoke of the Lord].

Bible in Basic English

For then I will give the people a clean language, so that they may all make prayer to the Lord and be his servants with one mind.

Darby Translation

For then will I turn to the peoples a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one consent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For then I will restore to the peoples the pure language that they may all call upon the name of the LORD to serve him with one consent.

Julia Smith Translation

For then I will turn to the peoples a purified lip, for all to call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one shoulder.

King James 2000

For then will I restore to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one accord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because then I will {make the speech of the nations pure}; that all of them might call on the name of Yahweh, to serve him {in unison}.

Modern King James verseion

For then I will give a clear lip to the people, to call all of them by the name of Jehovah, to serve Him with one shoulder.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then will I cleanse the lips of the people, that they may every each one call upon the name of the LORD, and serve him with one shoulder.

NET Bible

Know for sure that I will then enable the nations to give me acceptable praise. All of them will invoke the Lord's name when they pray, and will worship him in unison.

New Heart English Bible

For then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that they may all call on the name of the LORD, to serve him shoulder to shoulder.

New simplified Bible

I will give the peoples a pure language. They may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him (united in total agreement and purpose) shoulder to shoulder.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, then, will I turn unto the peoples a lip made pure, - that they all may call on the name of Yahweh, may serve him with one consent.

Webster

For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

World English Bible

For then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that they may all call on the name of Yahweh, to serve him shoulder to shoulder.

Youngs Literal Translation

For then do I turn unto peoples a pure lip, To call all of them by the name of Jehovah, To serve Him with one shoulder.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For then will I turn
הפך 
Haphak 
Usage: 94

to the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

a pure
בּרר 
Barar 
Usage: 17

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

upon the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

to serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

him with one
אחד 
'echad 
one , first , another , other , any , once , eleven , every , certain , an , some , .
Usage: 432

Context Readings

Final Restoration Promised

8 "Therefore wait for Me," declares the LORD, "For the day when I rise up as a witness Indeed, My decision is to gather nations, To assemble kingdoms, To pour out on them My indignation, All My burning anger; For all the earth will be devoured By the fire of My zeal. 9 "For then I will give to the peoples purified lips, That all of them may call on the name of the LORD, To serve Him shoulder to shoulder. 10 "From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia My worshipers, My dispersed ones, Will bring My offerings.



Cross References

Isaiah 19:18

In that day five cities in the land of Egypt will be speaking the language of Canaan and swearing allegiance to the LORD of hosts; one will be called the City of Destruction.

Psalm 22:27

All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations will worship before You.

Habakkuk 2:14

"For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, As the waters cover the sea.

Genesis 11:1

Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words.

1 Kings 8:41-43

"Also concerning the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your name's sake

Psalm 86:9-10

All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And they shall glorify Your name.

Psalm 113:3

From the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the LORD is to be praised.

Jeremiah 16:19

O LORD, my strength and my stronghold, And my refuge in the day of distress, To You the nations will come From the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood, Futility and things of no profit."

Zephaniah 2:11

The LORD will be terrifying to them, for He will starve all the gods of the earth; and all the coastlands of the nations will bow down to Him, everyone from his own place.

Zechariah 2:11

"Many nations will join themselves to the LORD in that day and will become My people Then I will dwell in your midst, and you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.

Zechariah 8:20-23

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'It will yet be that peoples will come, even the inhabitants of many cities.

Zechariah 14:9

And the LORD will be king over all the earth; in that day the LORD will be the only one, and His name the only one.

Matthew 12:35

"The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.

Acts 2:4-13

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

Romans 15:6-11

so that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."



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