|New International Version (© 2011)|
"I will sweep away everything from the face of the earth," "When I destroy all mankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD.
King James Bible
I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith the LORD.
American Standard Version
I will utterly consume all things from off the face of the ground, saith Jehovah.
Young's Literal Translation
I utterly consume all from off the face of the ground, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Zephaniah 1:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will utterly consume all things - All being now ripe for destruction, I will shortly bring a universal scourge upon the land. He speaks particularly of the idolaters.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will, etc. Heb. By taking away I will make an end. utterly.
2 Kings 22:16,17 Thus said the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil on this place, and on the inhabitants thereof...
2 Chronicles 36:21 To fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed her sabbaths...
Isaiah 6:11 Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man...
Jeremiah 6:8,9 Be you instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land not inhabited...
Jeremiah 24:8-10 And as the evil figs, which cannot be eaten, they are so evil; surely thus said the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah...
Jeremiah 34:22 Behold, I will command, said the LORD, and cause them to return to this city; and they shall fight against it, and take it...
Jeremiah 36:29 And you shall say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus said the LORD; You have burned this roll, saying, Why have you written therein...
Ezekiel 33:27-29 Say you thus to them, Thus said the Lord GOD; As I live, surely they that are in the wastes shall fall by the sword...
Micah 7:13 Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings.
land. Heb. face of the land.
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Genesis 6:7 So the LORD said, "I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created--and with them the animals, the birds and the creatures that move along the ground--for I regret that I have made them."
Jeremiah 7:20 "'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: My anger and my wrath will be poured out on this place--on man and beast, on the trees of the field and on the crops of your land--and it will burn and not be quenched.
Ezekiel 33:27 "Say this to them: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: As surely as I live, those who are left in the ruins will fall by the sword, those out in the country I will give to the wild animals to be devoured, and those in strongholds and caves will die of a plague.
Ezekiel 33:28 I will make the land a desolate waste, and her proud strength will come to an end, and the mountains of Israel will become desolate so that no one will cross them.