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Zephaniah 1:7

The Day of the Lord Is Near

mBe silent before the Lord God!

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Zephaniah 1:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

Be silent before the Sovereign Lord,

for the day of the Lord is near.

The Lord has prepared a sacrifice;

he has consecrated those he has invited.

Zephaniah 1:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord God:

For the day of the Lord is at hand:

For the Lord hath prepared a sacrifice,

He hath bid his guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Stand in silence in the presence of the Sovereign Lord,

for the awesome day of the Lord’s judgment is near.

The Lord has prepared his people for a great slaughter

and has chosen their executioners.

Zephaniah 1:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Be silent in the presence of the Lord God;

For the day of the Lord is at hand,

For the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;

He has invited His guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Be silent before the Lord God,

because the Lord’s day for judging people is coming soon.

The Lord has prepared a sacrifice;

he has made holy his invited guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord Jehovah; for the day of Jehovah is at hand: for Jehovah hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath consecrated his guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Jehovah; for the day of Jehovah is at hand; for Jehovah hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath hallowed his guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Be silent in the presence of the Almighty Lord

because the day of the Lord is near. 

The Lord has prepared a sacrifice. 

He has invited his special guests. 

Zephaniah 1:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Be silent in the presence of the Lord God,

for the Day of the Lord is near.

Indeed, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;

He has consecrated His guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Be silent before the Lord God!

For the day of the Lord is at hand;

the Lord has prepared a sacrifice,

he has consecrated his guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Be silent before the Lord Yahweh,

for the day of Yahweh draws near,

for Yahweh has provided a sacrifice

and has consecrated his guests.

Zephaniah 1:7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Be silent in front of me.

I am the Lord and King.

The day of the Lord is near.

I have prepared a sacrifice.

I have set apart for myself

the people I invited.

Zephaniah 1:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Be silent before the Lord God!

For the day of the Lord is near,

For the Lord has prepared a sacrifice,

He has consecrated His guests.


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