Zephaniah 2:15
New International Version
This is the city of revelry that lived in safety. She said to herself, "I am the one! And there is none besides me." What a ruin she has become, a lair for wild beasts! All who pass by her scoff and shake their fists.

New Living Translation
This is the boisterous city, once so secure. "I am the greatest!" it boasted. "No other city can compare with me!" But now, look how it has become an utter ruin, a haven for wild animals. Everyone passing by will laugh in derision and shake a defiant fist.

English Standard Version
This is the exultant city that lived securely, that said in her heart, “I am, and there is no one else.” What a desolation she has become, a lair for wild beasts! Everyone who passes by her hisses and shakes his fist.

New American Standard Bible
This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me." How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.

King James Bible
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is the self-assured city that lives in security, that thinks to herself: I exist, and there is no one else. What a desolation she has become, a place for wild animals to lie down! Everyone who passes by her jeers and shakes his fist.

International Standard Version
This is that carefree city that lived irresponsibly, that told herself, 'Me first!' and, 'There will be no one else!' How ruined she has become— a habitat for wild animals! Everyone who passes by her will sneer at her and make obscene gestures!"

NET Bible
This is how the once-proud city will end up--the city that was so secure. She thought to herself, "I am unique! No one can compare to me!" What a heap of ruins she has become, a place where wild animals live! Everyone who passes by her taunts her and shakes his fist.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Is this the arrogant city? Is this the city that used to live securely, the city that used to think to itself, "I'm the only one, and no one else exists but me"? What a wasteland it is now, a resting place for wild animals! All who pass by it will hiss and make an obscene gesture.

Jubilee Bible 2000
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! anyone that passes by her shall hiss and wag his hand.

King James 2000 Bible
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how has she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! everyone that passes by her shall hiss, and shake his fist.

American King James Version
This is the rejoicing city that dwelled carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passes by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

American Standard Version
This is the joyous city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This is the glorious city that dwelt in security: that said in her heart: I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desert, a place for beasts to lie down in? every one that passeth by her, shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Darby Bible Translation
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt in security, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none else beside me: how is she become a desolation, a couching-place for beasts! Every one that passeth by her shall hiss, shall wave his hand.

English Revised Version
This is the joyous city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none else beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt in security, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

World English Bible
This is the joyous city that lived carelessly, that said in her heart, "I am, and there is none besides me." How she has become a desolation, a place for animals to lie down in! Everyone who passes by her will hiss, and shake their fists.

Young's Literal Translation
This is the exulting city that is dwelling confidently, That is saying in her heart, 'I am, and beside me there is none,' How hath she been for a desolation, A crouching-place for beasts, Every one passing by her doth hiss, He doth shake his hand!

Sefanja 2:15 Afrikaans PWL
Hierdie is die juigende stad wat veilig bly, wat in haar binneste sê: “Ek is en daar is niemand anders nie!” Hoe het sy ’n verlatenheid geword, ’n rusplek vir wilde diere! Almal wat by haar verbygaan sal spot en sy hand waai in veragting.

Sofonia 2:15 Albanian
Ky është qyteti i qejfeve që rrinte i sigurt dhe thoshte në zemër të vet: "Unë, dhe askush tjetër veç meje". Vallë si u bë një shkreti, një vend ku struken kafshët? Kushdo që do t'i kalojë afër do të fërshëllejë dhe do të tundë dorën.

ﺻﻔﻨﻴﺎ 2:15 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
هذه هي المدينة المبتهجة الساكنة مطمئنة القائلة في قلبها انا وليس غيري. كيف صارت خرابا مربضا للحيوان. كل عابر بها يصفر ويهزّ يده

Dyr Zefynies 2:15 Bavarian
Dös ist also dö froeliche Stat, wo so grüebig dyrhinglöbt und gmaint: Ayn Stat wie mi geit s sünst kaine! Mein, ist +dö ayn Wüestn wordn, ayn Saass für de wildn Vicher! Ayn Ieds, wo daadl vorbeikimmt, kan si grad non wundern und d Höndd über n Kopf zammschlagn.

Софоний 2:15 Bulgarian
Тоя е веселещият се град, Който живееше безгрижно, Който думаше в сърцето си: Аз съм, и освен мене няма друг! Как се обърна на пустота, Обиталище на зверове! Всеки, който минава край него, Ще подсвирне и помаха с ръката си.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
這是素來歡樂安然居住的城,心裡說「唯有我,除我以外再沒有別的」,現在何竟荒涼,成為野獸躺臥之處!凡經過的人,都必搖手嗤笑她。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
这是素来欢乐安然居住的城,心里说“唯有我,除我以外再没有别的”,现在何竟荒凉,成为野兽躺卧之处!凡经过的人,都必摇手嗤笑她。

西 番 雅 書 2:15 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
這 是 素 來 歡 樂 安 然 居 住 的 城 , 心 裡 說 : 惟 有 我 , 除 我 以 外 再 沒 有 別 的 ; 現 在 何 竟 荒 涼 成 為 野 獸 躺 臥 之 處 ! 凡 經 過 的 人 都 必 搖 手 嗤 笑 他 。

西 番 雅 書 2:15 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
这 是 素 来 欢 乐 安 然 居 住 的 城 , 心 里 说 : 惟 有 我 , 除 我 以 外 再 没 有 别 的 ; 现 在 何 竟 荒 凉 成 为 野 兽 躺 卧 之 处 ! 凡 经 过 的 人 都 必 摇 手 嗤 笑 他 。

Zephaniah 2:15 Croatian Bible
To li je veseli grad koji je stolovao u miru, koji je u svom srcu govorio: Ja, i jedino ja! Gledaj! Postade razvalina, brlog zvjerinji! Svi koji pokraj njega prolaze zvižde i mašu rukama.

Sofoniáše 2:15 Czech BKR
Takovéť bude to město plésající, kteréž sedí bezpečně, říkaje v srdci svém: Já jsem, a kromě mne není žádného více. Jakť jest učiněno pusté, peleší šelmám! Kdožkoli půjde skrze ně, ckáti bude a zmítati rukou svou.

Zefanias 2:15 Danish
Det er den jublende By, som laa saa trygt, som sagde i sit Hjerte: »Jeg og ellers ingen.« Hvor er den dog blevet øde, et Raststed for Dyr! Enhver, som kommer forbi den, haaner med Fløjt og Haand.

Zefanja 2:15 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Dit is die stad, die opspringt van vreugde, die zeker woont, die in haar hart zegt: Ik ben het, en buiten mij is geen meer; hoe is zij geworden tot woestheid, een rustplaats van het gedierte! Een ieder, die daardoor trekt, zal ze aanfluiten, hij zal zijn hand bewegen.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
זֹ֞א֠ת הָעִ֤יר הָעַלִּיזָה֙ הַיֹּושֶׁ֣בֶת לָבֶ֔טַח הָאֹֽמְרָה֙ בִּלְבָבָ֔הּ אֲנִ֖י וְאַפְסִ֣י עֹ֑וד אֵ֣יךְ ׀ הָיְתָ֣ה לְשַׁמָּ֗ה מַרְבֵּץ֙ לַֽחַיָּ֔ה כֹּ֚ל עֹובֵ֣ר עָלֶ֔יהָ יִשְׁרֹ֖ק יָנִ֥יעַ יָדֹֽו׃ ס

WLC (Consonants Only)
זאת העיר העליזה היושבת לבטח האמרה בלבבה אני ואפסי עוד איך ׀ היתה לשמה מרבץ לחיה כל עובר עליה ישרק יניע ידו׃ ס

Aleppo Codex
טו זאת העיר העליזה היושבת לבטח האמרה בלבבה אני ואפסי עוד איך היתה לשמה מרבץ לחיה--כל עובר עליה ישרק יניע ידו  {פ}

Sofoniás 2:15 Hungarian: Karoli
Ímé, a víg város, a bátorságban lakozó, a mely ezt mondja vala szívében: Én vagyok és nincs kívülem más! milyen pusztasággá lõn, vadak tanyájává, a ki átmegy rajta, mind süvöltöz és csapkodja kezét.

Cefanja 2:15 Esperanto
Tia estos la gaja urbo, kiu estis ekster dangxero, kaj kiu parolis en sia koro:Mi estas sola, kaj ne ekzistas alia krom mi. Kiel gxi estas ruinigita, farigxis ripozejo por bestoj! CXiu preteriranto fajfos pri gxi kaj svingos la manon.

SEFANJA 2:15 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Tämä on se iloinen kaupunki, joka niin irstaana asui, ja sanoi sydämessänsä: minä olen, ja ei yksikään muu. Kuinka hän on niin autioksi tehty, että eläimet siinä makaavat? Ja joka käy sen ohitse, hän viheltää häntä, ja paukuttaa käsiänsä.

Sophonie 2:15 French: Darby
C'est là cette ville qui s'egayait, qui habitait en securite, qui disait en son coeur: Moi, et à part moi, nulle autre! Comment est-elle devenue une desolation, un gite pour les betes? Quiconque passera à cote d'elle sifflera, et secouera sa main.

Sophonie 2:15 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Voilà donc cette ville joyeuse, Qui s'assied avec assurance, Et qui dit en son coeur: Moi, et rien que moi! Eh quoi! elle est en ruines, C'est un repaire pour les bêtes! Tous ceux qui passeront près d'elle Siffleront et agiteront la main.

Sophonie 2:15 French: Martin (1744)
C'est là cette ville remplie de joie, qui se tenait assurée, et qui disait en son cœur; c'est moi, et il n'y en a point d'autre que moi. Comment a-t-elle été réduite en désert, pour être le gîte des bêtes? Quiconque passera près d elle se moquera, et branlera sa main.

Zephanja 2:15 German: Modernized
Das ist die fröhliche Stadt, die so sicher wohnete und sprach in ihrem Herzen: Ich bin's, und keine mehr! Wie ist sie so wüst worden, daß die Tiere drinnen wohnen! Und wer vorübergehet, pfeifet sie an und klappet mit der Hand über sie.

Zephanja 2:15 German: Luther (1912)
Das ist die fröhliche Stadt, die so sicher wohnte und sprach in ihrem Herzen: Ich bin's, und keine mehr. Wie ist sie so wüst geworden, daß die Tiere darin wohnen! Und wer vorübergeht, pfeift sie an und klatscht mit der Hand über sie.

Zephanja 2:15 German: Textbibel (1899)
Ist das die fröhliche Stadt, die so sicher thronte, die in ihrem Sinne dachte: Ich bin's und niemand sonst? Wie ist sie doch ein Gegenstand des Entsetzens geworden, eine Lagerstätte für das Wild; wer irgend an ihr vorüberzieht, zischt, schwingt höhnisch seine Hand!

Sofonia 2:15 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Tale sarà la festante città, che se ne sta sicura, e dice in cuor suo: "Io, e nessun altro fuori di me!" Come mai è diventata una desolazione, un ricetto di bestie? Chiunque le passerà vicino fischierà e agiterà la mano.

Sofonia 2:15 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Tal sarà la città trionfante, che abitava in sicurtà, che diceva nel cuor suo: Io son dessa, e non vi è altri che me. Come è ella stata ridotta in desolazione, in ricetto di bestie! chiunque passerà presso di essa zufolerà, e moverà la mano.

ZEFANYA 2:15 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Inikah negeri yang amat ramai dan yang duduk dengan sentosa, dan yang berkata dalam hatinya: Akulah dia dan lain dari padaku satupun tiada! Bagaimana ia sudah jadi suatu kerobohan, suatu tempat perhentian binatang yang ganas; barangsiapa yang berjalan melalui dia itu akan menyindirkan dia dan menunjuk dengan tangannya kepadanya.

스바냐 2:15 Korean
이는 기쁜 성이라 염려 없이 거하며 심중에 이르기를 오직 나만있고 나 외에는 다른 이가 없다 하더니 어찌 이같이 황무하여 들짐승의 엎드릴 곳이 되었는고 지나가는 자마다 치소하여 손을 흔들리로다

Sophonias 2:15 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Hæc est civitas gloriosa habitans in confidentia, quæ dicebat in corde suo : Ego sum, et extra me non est alia amplius : quomodo facta est in desertum cubile bestiæ ? omnis qui transit per eam sibilabit, et movebit manum suam.

Sofonijo knyga 2:15 Lithuanian
Džiūgavęs miestas, kuris taip saugiai gyveno, galvodamas: “Aš ir niekas kitas!” Kuo jis pavirto? Dykyne, gyvulių ganykla. Kiekvienas praeidamas švilps ir mos ranka.

Zephaniah 2:15 Maori
Ko te pa whakamanamana tenei i noho wehikore nei, i mea nei i roto i tona ngakau, Ko ahau tenei, kahore atu hoki, ko ahau anake: ano tona ururuatanga! he tapapatanga kirehe! ko te hunga katoa e tika ana na reira ka hi atu, ka tawhi i tona ringa.

Sefanias 2:15 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Dette er den jublende stad, som bodde så trygt, som sa i sitt hjerte: Jeg og ingen annen! Hvor den er blitt til en ørken, et leie for ville dyr! Hver den som går forbi, blåser av den og ryster hånlig sin hånd.

Sofonías 2:15 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Esta es la ciudad divertida que vivía confiada, que decía en su corazón: Yo soy, y no hay otra más que yo. ¡Cómo ha sido hecha una desolación, una guarida de fieras! Todo el que pase por ella silbará y agitará su mano.

Sofonías 2:15 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Esta es la ciudad divertida Que vivía confiada, Que decía en su corazón: "Yo soy, y no hay otra más que yo." ¡Cómo ha sido hecha una desolación, Una guarida de fieras! Todo el que pase por ella silbará Y agitará su mano.

Sofonías 2:15 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Ésta es la ciudad alegre que estaba confiada, la que decía en su corazón: Yo, y no más. ¡Cómo fue en asolamiento, en cama de bestias! Cualquiera que pasare junto a ella silbará, agitará su mano.

Sofonías 2:15 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Esta es la ciudad alegre que estaba confiada, la que decía en su corazón: Yo, y no más. ¡Cómo fué en asolamiento, en cama de bestias! Cualquiera que pasare junto á ella silbará, meneará su mano.

Sofonías 2:15 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Esta es la ciudad alegre que estaba confiada, la que decía en su corazón: Yo soy , y no hay más. ¡Cómo fue tornada en asolamiento, en cama de bestias! Cualquiera que pasare junto a ella silbará, y meneará su mano.

Sofonias 2:15 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Esta, pois, é a cidade que rejubilava-se, que vivia despreocupada em plena segurança, e considerava consigo mesma: ‘Eu sou o que há de melhor, e além de mim não há mais ninguém!’ Ai, ai, só lhe restou dor e destroços; transformou-se numa grande toca de animais selvagens! Todos aqueles que passam por ela sacodem as mãos e assobiam em sinal de assombro e escárnio!

Sofonias 2:15 Portugese Bible
Esta é a cidade alegre, que vivia em segurança, que dizia no seu coração: Eu sou, e fora de mim não há outra. Como se tem ela tornado em desolação, em covil de feras! Todo o que passar por ela assobiará, e meneará a mão   

Tefania 2:15 Romanian: Cornilescu
Iată dar cetatea aceea veselă, care stătea plină de încredere, şi zicea în inima ei: ,Eu şi niciuna afară de mine!` Vai! Cum s'a prefăcut în pustiu şi în culcuş de fiare! Toţi cei ce trec pe lîngă ea fluieră şi arată cu mîna!``

Софония 2:15 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Вот чем будет город торжествующий, живущий беспечно, говорящий в сердце своем: „я, и нет иного кроме меня". Как он стал развалиною, логовищем для зверей! Всякий, проходя мимо него, посвищет и махнет рукою.

Софония 2:15 Russian koi8r
Вот чем будет город торжествующий, живущий беспечно, говорящий в сердце своем: `я, и нет иного кроме меня`. Как он стал развалиною, логовищем для зверей! Всякий, проходя мимо него, посвищет и махнет рукою.

Sefanja 2:15 Swedish (1917)
Så skall det gå den glada staden, som satt så trygg, och som sade i sitt hjärta: »Jag och ingen annan!» Huru har den icke blivit en ödemark, en lägerstad för vilda djur! Alla som gå där fram skola vissla åt den och slå ihop händerna.

Zephaniah 2:15 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Ito ang masayang bayan na tumahang walang bahala, na nagsasabi sa sarili, Ako nga, at walang iba liban sa akin: ano't siya'y naging sira, naging dakong higaan para sa mga hayop! lahat na daraan sa kaniya ay magsisisutsot, at ikukumpas ang kaniyang kamay.

เศฟันยาห์ 2:15 Thai: from KJV
นี่เป็นเมืองที่สนุกสนานที่อยู่ได้อย่างไร้กังวล เป็นเมืองที่คิดในใจของตนว่า "ข้านี่แหละ และไม่มีเมืองอื่นใดนอกเหนือจากข้าอีก" มันกลายเป็นเมืองรกร้างเสียจริงๆ เป็นที่อาศัยนอนของสัตว์ป่า ทุกคนที่ผ่านเมืองนี้ไปจะเย้ยหยันและส่ายมือของเขา

Sefanya 2:15 Turkish
İşte budur güvenlikte olduğunu sanan,
‹‹Bir ben varım, benden başkası yok›› diyen eğlence düşkünü kent.
Nasıl da viraneye döndü,
Yabanıl hayvanlara barınak oldu!
Yanından her geçen gördüğü dehşetten irkiliyor.

Soâ-phoâ-ni 2:15 Vietnamese (1934)
Kìa, thành vui vẻ nầy đã ở yên không lo lắng và nói trong lòng mình rằng: Ta đây, ngoài ta không còn ai hết! Nó đã trở nên hoang vu, làm chỗ nằm cho loài thú vật là dường nào! Phàm kẻ đi qua sẽ khoa tay mà nhạo cười!

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