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Zephaniah 3:8

8 “Therefore await for Me,” declares the Lord,

“For the day when I rise up as a witness.

Indeed, My decision is to bgather nations,

To assemble kingdoms,

To pour out on them My indignation,

All My burning anger;

For call the earth will be devoured

By the fire of My zeal.

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Zephaniah 3:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

Therefore wait for me,”

declares the Lord,

“for the day I will stand up to testify.

I have decided to assemble the nations,

to gather the kingdoms

and to pour out my wrath on them—

all my fierce anger.

The whole world will be consumed

by the fire of my jealous anger.

Zephaniah 3:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Therefore wait for me,” declares the Lord,

“for the day when I rise up to seize the prey.

For my decision is to gather nations,

to assemble kingdoms,

to pour out upon them my indignation,

all my burning anger;

for in the fire of my jealousy

all the earth shall be consumed.

Zephaniah 3:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

Zephaniah 3:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Therefore, be patient,” says the Lord.

“Soon I will stand and accuse these evil nations.

For I have decided to gather the kingdoms of the earth

and pour out my fiercest anger and fury on them.

All the earth will be devoured

by the fire of my jealousy.

Zephaniah 3:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Therefore wait for Me,” says the Lord,

“Until the day I rise up for plunder;

My determination is to gather the nations

To My assembly of kingdoms,

To pour on them My indignation,

All My fierce anger;

All the earth shall be devoured

With the fire of My jealousy.

Zephaniah 3:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Just wait,” says the Lord.

“Someday I will stand up as a witness.

I have decided that I will gather nations

and assemble kingdoms.

I will pour out my anger on them,

all my strong anger.

My anger will be like fire

that will burn up the whole world.

Zephaniah 3:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Therefore wait ye for me, saith Jehovah, 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.

Zephaniah 3:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Zephaniah 3:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Lord declares, “Just wait! 

One day I will stand up as a witness. 

I have decided to gather nations, 

to bring kingdoms together, 

and to pour my rage, my burning anger, on them. 

The whole land will be consumed by my fiery fury. 

Zephaniah 3:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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.

Zephaniah 3:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Therefore wait for me, says the Lord,

for the day when I arise as a witness.

For my decision is to gather nations,

to assemble kingdoms,

to pour out upon them my indignation,

all the heat of my anger;

for in the fire of my passion

all the earth shall be consumed.

Zephaniah 3:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“Therefore, wait for me”—a declaration of Yahweh—

“for the day of my rising as a witness.

For my decision is to gather nations,

to assemble kingdoms,

to pour out my wrath upon them, all my burning anger.

For by the fire of my anger all the land shall be consumed.

Zephaniah 3:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

So wait for me to come as judge,”

announces the Lord.

“Wait for the day I will stand up

to witness against all sinners.

I have decided to gather the nations.

I will bring the kingdoms together.

And I will pour out all of my burning anger on them.

The fire of my jealous anger

will burn the whole world up.


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