Zephaniah 1:11
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Wail, you who live in the market district; all your merchants will be wiped out, all who trade with silver will be destroyed.

New Living Translation
Wail in sorrow, all you who live in the market area, for all the merchants and traders will be destroyed.

English Standard Version
Wail, O inhabitants of the Mortar! For all the traders are no more; all who weigh out silver are cut off.

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

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wail, you residents of the Hollow, for all the merchants will be silenced; all those loaded with silver will be cut off.

International Standard Version
"Wail, you who live in the market district, because all of the merchants will be crushed and all of their customers will be eliminated.

NET Bible
Wail, you who live in the market district, for all the merchants will disappear and those who count money will be removed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Howl, inhabitants of the Mortar, because all the merchants will be destroyed and all who handle money will be killed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wail, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, For all the merchant people are undone; All they that were laden with silver are cut off.

New American Standard 1977
“Wail, O inhabitants of the Mortar,
            For all the people of Canaan will be silenced;
            All who weigh out silver will be cut off.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all those that brought ye silver are cut off.

King James 2000 Bible
Wail, you inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that trade with silver are cut off.

American King James Version
Howl, you inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
Howl, ye inhabitants of the Morter. All the people of Chanaan is hush, all are cut off that were wrapped up in silver.

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

English Revised Version
Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the people of Canaan are undone: all they that were laden with sliver are cut off.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Howl, ye inhabitants of the hollow place, For cut off hath been all the merchant people, Cut off have been all bearing silver.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:7-13 God's day is at hand; the punishment of presumptuous sinners is a sacrifice to the justice of God. The Jewish royal family shall be reckoned with for their pride and vanity; and those that leap on the threshold, invading their neighbours' rights, and seizing their possessions. The trading people and the rich merchants are called to account. Secure and careless people are reckoned with. They are secure and easy; they say in their heart, the Lord will not do good, neither will he do evil; that is, they deny his dispensing rewards and punishments. But in the day of the Lord's judgment, it will clearly appear that those who perish, fall a sacrifice to Divine justice for breaking God's law, and because they have no interest by faith in the Redeemer's atoning sacrifice.
Study Bible
The Day of the Lord
10"On that day," declares the LORD, "There will be the sound of a cry from the Fish Gate, A wail from the Second Quarter, And a loud crash from the hills. 11"Wail, O inhabitants of the Mortar, For all the people of Canaan will be silenced; All who weigh out silver will be cut off. 12"It will come about at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, And I will punish the men Who are stagnant in spirit, Who say in their hearts, 'The LORD will not do good or evil!'…
Cross References
Job 27:16
"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Job 27:17
He may prepare it, but the just will wear it And the innocent will divide the silver.

Hosea 9:6
For behold, they will go because of destruction; Egypt will gather them up, Memphis will bury them. Weeds will take over their treasures of silver; Thorns will be in their tents.

Zephaniah 2:5
Woe to the inhabitants of the seacoast, The nation of the Cherethites! The word of the LORD is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines; And I will destroy you So that there will be no inhabitant.

Zechariah 14:21
Every cooking pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the LORD of hosts; and all who sacrifice will come and take of them and boil in them. And there will no longer be a Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts in that day.
Treasury of Scripture

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James 5:1 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come on you.

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John 2:16 And said to them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not …

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