1 Disaster to the rebellious, the befouled, the tyrannical city!
Jer 6:6 Isa 30:12 Isa 59:13 Jer 22:17 Ezek 22:7 Isa 5:7 Lev 1:16
2 She has not listened to the call, she has not bowed to correction, she has not trusted in Yahweh, she has not drawn near to her God.
Jer 5:3 Jer 22:21 Jer 7:23-28 Isa 29:13 Isa 43:22 Jer 2:30 Jer 32:33
3 The rulers she has are roaring lions, her judges are wolves of the wastelands which leave nothing over for the morning,
Hab 1:8 Ezek 22:25-27 Jer 5:6 Ezek 22:6 Isa 1:23 Jer 22:17 Job 4:8-11
4 her prophets are braggarts, impostors, her priests have profaned what is holy and violated the Law.
Ezek 22:26 Hos 9:7 Mal 2:8 Isa 9:15 Isa 56:10-12 Jer 5:31 Jer 23:25-27
5 Yahweh the Upright is in her, he does no wrong; morning by morning he gives judgement, each dawn unfailingly (but the wrong-doer knows no shame).
Deut 32:4 Lam 3:23 Isa 12:6 Ps 145:17 Zeph 3:15 Zeph 3:17 Deut 23:14
6 I have exterminated the nations, their corner-towers lie in ruins; I have emptied their streets, no one walks through them; their cities have been destroyed and are now deserted and unpeopled.
1Cor 10:6 1Cor 10:11 Isa 37:24-26 Jer 25:9-11 Zeph 2:5 Isa 10:1-34 Isa 15:1-9
7 I thought, 'At least you will fear me, at least you will bow to correction,' and none of the punishments I brought on them will disappear from their view. But no, it only made them more anxious to do whatever was corrupt.
Hos 9:9 Jer 36:3 Jer 7:7 Jer 25:5 Zeph 3:2 2Chr 28:6-8 2Chr 32:1-2
8 So wait for me -- declares Yahweh -- for the day when I rise as accuser, for I am determined to gather the nations, to assemble the kingdoms, and on you to vent my fury, the whole heat of my anger (for the whole earth will be devoured by the fire of my jealousy).
Joel 3:2 Zeph 1:18 2Pet 3:10 Ps 27:14 Zech 14:2-3 Deut 32:21-22 Ezek 36:5-6
9 Yes, then I shall purge the lips of the peoples, so that all may invoke the name of Yahweh and serve him shoulder to shoulder.
Gen 11:1 Isa 19:18 Ps 22:27 Hab 2:14 Zech 2:11 Zech 8:20-23 Acts 2:4-13
10 From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, my suppliants will bring me tribute.
Ps 68:31 Isa 11:11 Isa 18:1 1Pet 1:1 Rom 15:16 Acts 8:27 Acts 24:17
11 When that Day comes you will never again be ashamed of all the deeds with which you once rebelled against me, for I shall rid you of those who exult in your pride; never again will you strut on my holy mountain.
Isa 54:4 Isa 11:9 Joel 2:26-27 Isa 61:7 Jer 7:4 Matt 3:9 1Pet 2:6
12 But in you I shall leave surviving a humble and lowly people,
Isa 14:32 Nah 1:7 Zech 13:8-9 Isa 50:10 Matt 5:3 1Cor 1:27-28 1Pet 1:21
13 and those who are left in Israel will take refuge in the name of Yahweh. They will do no wrong, will tell no lies; nor will a deceitful tongue be found in their mouths. But they will be able to graze and rest with no one to alarm them.
Zeph 2:7 Rev 14:5 Isa 60:21 Mic 4:7 Ezek 34:13-15 Isa 54:14 Jer 23:4
14 Shout for joy, daughter of Zion, Israel, shout aloud! Rejoice, exult with all your heart, daughter of Jerusalem!
Isa 12:6 Isa 54:1 Zech 2:10-11 Isa 24:14-16 Isa 35:2 Isa 40:9 Isa 42:10-12
15 Yahweh has repealed your sentence; he has turned your enemy away. Yahweh is king among you, Israel, you have nothing more to fear.
Isa 51:22 Amos 9:15 Ezek 37:24-28 Ezek 39:29 Zech 12:3 Zech 14:11 Zeph 3:5
16 When that Day comes, the message for Jerusalem will be: Zion, have no fear, do not let your hands fall limp.
Heb 12:12 Isa 35:3-4 Isa 40:9 Isa 41:10 Isa 41:13-14 Isa 43:1-2 Isa 44:2
17 Yahweh your God is there with you, the warrior-Saviour. He will rejoice over you with happy song, he will renew you by his love, he will dance with shouts of joy for you,
Ps 149:4 Heb 7:25 Isa 62:4-5 Ps 147:11 Jer 32:41 Deut 30:9 Zeph 3:15
18 as on a day of festival. I have taken away your misfortune, no longer need you bear the disgrace of it.
Lam 1:4 Ps 42:2-4 Ezek 36:24 Lam 2:6-7 Ezek 34:13 Hos 1:11 Hos 9:5
19 I am taking action here and now against your oppressors. When that time comes I will rescue the lame, and gather the strays, and I will win them praise and renown when I restore their fortunes.
Jer 33:9 Isa 60:14 Mic 4:6-7 Zech 2:8-9 Zeph 3:15 Ezek 34:16 Heb 12:13
20 At that time I shall be your guide, at the time when I gather you in, I shall give you praise and renown among all the peoples of the earth when I restore your fortunes under your own eyes, declares Yahweh.
Jer 29:14 Mal 3:12 Zeph 3:19 Ezek 34:16 Isa 56:5 Isa 60:15 Isa 61:9