Flashcards in Zephaniah Deck (36):
means "The Lord hides" (active) or "He whom the Lord hides" (passive)
He is the great-great-grandson of the godly king
Hezekiah (2 Kings 18-20)
Hezekiah was the only prophet of
royal descent, being also a relative of the godly king Josiah in whose reign he ministered.
Zephaniah was written to
the theme of Zephaniah is
“The Day of the Lord”
Generically, "The Day of the Lord" refers to
the day of the Lord eschatologically means
the time from the tribulation through the millennium.
Zeph. 1-3:8 focuses on
"the judgment aspect
3:9-20 focuses on
the blessing aspect.
who was the king in Zephaniah
who found the Pentateuch (2 Kgs. 22:8-23:27).
Zephaniah was contemporary
Jeremiah and Habakkuk
which books chronologically follow each other as each deals with the fall of Jerusalem to Babylon.
Zephaniah, Habakkuk, and Lamentations (written by Jeremiah)
The Lord will bring judgment upon
the entire earth
what will God do to the earth
consume it and dwell upon it
what will the Lord do to Judah
bring judgment upon it
why was God bringing judgment upon Judah
they were idolatrous and godless
what will happen to Judah
they will be punished
what will Judah's punishment be?
they will loose their possessions
they will be helpless
who will invade Judah
The Lord will bring judgment upon the surrounding
who will God judge in the west?
what will happen to Philistia
they will be “forsaken”, “desolate”, and “destroyed”
who will God judge in the East
Moab and Ammon
what will happen to Moab and Ammon
Vs. 8 = they reproached God’s people by taking their land
Vs. 9 = they will become like Sodom and Gomorrah
Vs. 11 = the Lord’s judgment will be “terrible”
who will God Judge in the South?
what will happen to Ethiopia
they will be killed
who will God judge in the North
what will happen to Assyria
they will be “desolate” and cursed
what is Jerusalem known as
“the oppressing city”
what was wrong with Jerusalem
She was filthy, polluted, and oppressing (vs. 1).
She was defiant and disobedient, (vs. 2-4).
what type of Judgment will the Lord bring upon the earth
what will happen to the Gentile nations
he will save them
what will happen to the gentile nations
they will go back to speaking one language
who will the Lord restore