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Zephaniah means

means "The Lord hides" (active) or "He whom the Lord hides" (passive)

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He is the great-great-grandson of the godly king

Hezekiah (2 Kings 18-20)

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Hezekiah was the only prophet of

royal descent, being also a relative of the godly king Josiah in whose reign he ministered.

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Zephaniah was written to

Judah

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the theme of Zephaniah is

“The Day of the Lord”

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Generically, "The Day of the Lord" refers to

judgment”

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the day of the Lord eschatologically means

the time from the tribulation through the millennium.

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Zeph. 1-3:8 focuses on

"the judgment aspect

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3:9-20 focuses on

the blessing aspect.

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who was the king in Zephaniah

Josiah

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who found the Pentateuch (2 Kgs. 22:8-23:27).

Hilkiah

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Zephaniah was contemporary

Jeremiah and Habakkuk

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which books chronologically follow each other as each deals with the fall of Jerusalem to Babylon.

Zephaniah, Habakkuk, and Lamentations (written by Jeremiah)

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The Lord will bring judgment upon

the entire earth

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what will God do to the earth

consume it and dwell upon it

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what will the Lord do to Judah

bring judgment upon it

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why was God bringing judgment upon Judah

they were idolatrous and godless

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what will happen to Judah

they will be punished

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what will Judah's punishment be?

they will loose their possessions
they will be helpless

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who will invade Judah

Chaldeans

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The Lord will bring judgment upon the surrounding

nations

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who will God judge in the west?

Philistia

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what will happen to Philistia

they will be “forsaken”, “desolate”, and “destroyed”

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who will God judge in the East

Moab and Ammon

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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”

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who will God Judge in the South?

Ethiopia

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what will happen to Ethiopia

they will be killed

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who will God judge in the North

Assyria

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what will happen to Assyria

they will be “desolate” and cursed

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what is Jerusalem known as

“the oppressing city”

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what was wrong with Jerusalem

She was filthy, polluted, and oppressing (vs. 1).
She was defiant and disobedient, (vs. 2-4).

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what type of Judgment will the Lord bring upon the earth

fierce

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what will happen to the Gentile nations

he will save them

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what will happen to the gentile nations

they will go back to speaking one language

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who will the Lord restore

Jewish nation

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what will happen to the Jewish nation?

1. They will be forgiven (vs. 11-12, 14-15).
2. They will be sanctified (vs. 13).
3. They will be fearless (vs. 16-17).
4. They will be comforted (vs. 18).
5. They will be restored (vs. 19-20).