Zephaniah 3:18
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New International Version
"I will remove from you all who mourn over the loss of your appointed festivals, which is a burden and reproach for you.

New Living Translation
"I will gather you who mourn for the appointed festivals; you will be disgraced no more.

English Standard Version
I will gather those of you who mourn for the festival, so that you will no longer suffer reproach.

New American Standard Bible
"I will gather those who grieve about the appointed feasts-- They came from you, O Zion; The reproach of exile is a burden on them.

King James Bible
I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will gather those who have been driven from the appointed festivals; they will be a tribute from you and a reproach on her.

International Standard Version
I will gather the afflicted from the solemn assembly; those who were with you, who were bearing a burden of disgrace.

NET Bible
"As for those who grieve because they cannot attend the festivals--I took them away from you; they became tribute and were a source of shame to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"I will gather those among you who are troubled because of the festivals. They bear a burden of disgrace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will gather them that are far from the appointed season, who are of thee, That hast borne the burden of reproach.

New American Standard 1977
“I will gather those who grieve about the appointed feasts—
            They came from you, O Zion;
            The reproach of exile is a burden on them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I will gather those that are weary because of the long time, who are thine, unto whom her confusion was a burden.

King James 2000 Bible
I will gather them that are sorrowful for the appointed assembly, who are among you, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

American King James Version
I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of you, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

American Standard Version
I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assembly, who were of thee; to whom the burden upon her was a reproach.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The triflers that were departed from the law, I will gather together, because they were of thee: that thou mayest no more suffer reproach for them.

Darby Bible Translation
I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assemblies, who were of thee: the reproach of it was a burden [unto them].

English Revised Version
I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assembly, who were of thee: to whom the burden upon her was a reproach.

Webster's Bible Translation
I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

World English Bible
I will remove those who grieve about the appointed feasts from you. They are a burden and a reproach to you.

Young's Literal Translation
Mine afflicted from the appointed place I have gathered, from thee they have been, Bearing for her sake reproach.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:14-20 After the promises of taking away sin, follow promises of taking away trouble. When the cause is removed, the effect will cease. What makes a people holy, will make them happy. The precious promises made to the purified people, were to have full accomplishment in the gospel. These verses appear chiefly to relate to the future conversion and restoration of Israel, and the glorious times which are to follow. They show the abundant peace, comfort, and prosperity of the church, in the happy times yet to come. He will save; he will be Jesus; he will answer the name, for he will save his people from their sins. Before the glorious times foretold, believers would be sorrowful, and objects of reproach. But the Lord will save the weakest believer, and cause true Christians to be greatly honoured where they had been treated with contempt. One act of mercy and grace shall serve, both to gather Israel out of their dispersions and to lead them to their own land. Then will God's Israel be made a name and a praise to eternity. The events alone can fully answer the language of this prophecy. Many are the troubles of the righteous, but they may rejoice in God's love. Surely our hearts should honour the Lord, and rejoice in him, when we hear such words of condescension and grace. If now kept from his ordinances, it is our trial and grief; but in due time we shall be gathered into his temple above. The glory and happiness of the believer will be perfect, unchangeable, and eternal, when he is freed from earthly sorrows, and brought to heavenly bliss.
Study Bible
Israel's Restoration
17"The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. 18"I will gather those who grieve about the appointed feasts-- They came from you, O Zion; The reproach of exile is a burden on them. 19"Behold, I am going to deal at that time With all your oppressors, I will save the lame And gather the outcast, And I will turn their shame into praise and renown In all the earth.…
Cross References
Psalm 42:2
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?

Lamentations 2:6
And He has violently treated His tabernacle like a garden booth; He has destroyed His appointed meeting place. The LORD has caused to be forgotten The appointed feast and sabbath in Zion, And He has despised king and priest In the indignation of His anger.

Ezekiel 9:4
The LORD said to him, "Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst."
Treasury of Scripture

I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of you, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

gather.

Zephaniah 3:20 At that time will I bring you again, even in the time that I gather you…

Jeremiah 23:3 And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries where …

Jeremiah 31:8,9 Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them …

Ezekiel 34:13 And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the …

Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of …

Hosea 1:11 Then shall the children of Judah and the children of Israel be gathered …

Romans 11:25,26 For I would not, brothers, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, …

sorrowful.

Psalm 42:2-4 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God: when shall I come and …

Psalm 43:3 O send out your light and your truth: let them lead me; let them …

Psalm 63:1,2 O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for …

Psalm 84:1,2 How amiable are your tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!…

Psalm 137:3-6 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; …

Lamentations 1:4,7 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: …

Lamentations 2:6,7 And he has violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of …

Hosea 9:5 What will you do in the solemn day, and in the day of the feast of the LORD?

the reproach of it was a burden. Heb. the burden upon it was reproach.

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