Zephaniah 3:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3651 [e]לָכֵ֤ן
lā-ḵên
ThereforeAdv
2442 [e]חַכּוּ־
ḥak-kū-
waitV-Piel-Imp-mp
  לִי֙
for MePrep | 1cs
5002 [e]נְאֻם־
nə-’um-
saysN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
YahwehN-proper-ms
3117 [e]לְי֖וֹם
lə-yō-wm
Until the dayPrep-l | N-msc
6965 [e]קוּמִ֣י
qū-mî
I rise upV-Qal-Inf | 1cs
5706 [e]לְעַ֑ד
lə-‘aḏ;
for plunderPrep-l | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
4941 [e]מִשְׁפָּטִי֩
miš-pā-ṭî
My determination [is]N-msc | 1cs
622 [e]לֶאֱסֹ֨ף
le-’ĕ-sōp̄
to gatherPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1471 [e]גּוֹיִ֜ם
gō-w-yim
the nationsN-mp
6908 [e]לְקָבְצִ֣י
lə-qā-ḇə-ṣî
to My assemblyPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 1cs
4467 [e]מַמְלָכ֗וֹת
mam-lā-ḵō-wṯ,
of kingdomsN-fp
8210 [e]לִשְׁפֹּ֨ךְ
liš-pōḵ
to pourPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עֲלֵיהֶ֤ם
‘ă-lê-hem
on themPrep | 3mp
2195 [e]זַעְמִי֙
za‘-mî
My indignationN-msc | 1cs
3605 [e]כֹּ֚ל
kōl
allN-msc
2740 [e]חֲר֣וֹן
ḥă-rō-wn
fierceN-msc
639 [e]אַפִּ֔י
’ap-pî,
My angerN-msc | 1cs
3588 [e]כִּ֚י
forConj
784 [e]בְּאֵ֣שׁ
bə-’êš
with the firePrep-b | N-csc
7068 [e]קִנְאָתִ֔י
qin-’ā-ṯî,
of My jealousyN-fsc | 1cs
398 [e]תֵּאָכֵ֖ל
tê-’ā-ḵêl
Shall be devouredV-Nifal-Imperf-3fs
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
776 [e]הָאָֽרֶץ׃
hā-’ā-reṣ.
the earthArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
צפניה 3:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לָכֵ֤ן חַכּוּ־לִי֙ נְאֻם־יְהוָ֔ה לְיֹ֖ום קוּמִ֣י לְעַ֑ד כִּ֣י מִשְׁפָּטִי֩ לֶאֱסֹ֨ף גֹּויִ֜ם לְקָבְצִ֣י מַמְלָכֹ֗ות לִשְׁפֹּ֨ךְ עֲלֵיהֶ֤ם זַעְמִי֙ כֹּ֚ל חֲרֹ֣ון אַפִּ֔י כִּ֚י בְּאֵ֣שׁ קִנְאָתִ֔י תֵּאָכֵ֖ל כָּל־הָאָֽרֶץ׃

צפניה 3:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לכן חכו־לי נאם־יהוה ליום קומי לעד כי משפטי לאסף גוים לקבצי ממלכות לשפך עליהם זעמי כל חרון אפי כי באש קנאתי תאכל כל־הארץ׃

צפניה 3:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לכן חכו־לי נאם־יהוה ליום קומי לעד כי משפטי לאסף גוים לקבצי ממלכות לשפך עליהם זעמי כל חרון אפי כי באש קנאתי תאכל כל־הארץ׃

צפניה 3:8 Hebrew Bible
לכן חכו לי נאם יהוה ליום קומי לעד כי משפטי לאסף גוים לקבצי ממלכות לשפך עליהם זעמי כל חרון אפי כי באש קנאתי תאכל כל הארץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"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.

King James Bible
Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, wait for Me-- this is the LORD's declaration-- until the day I rise up for plunder. For My decision is to gather nations, to assemble kingdoms, in order to pour out My indignation on them, all My burning anger; for the whole earth will be consumed by the fire of My jealousy.
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