Zephaniah 3:16
Good News Translation
The time is coming when they will say to Jerusalem, "Do not be afraid, city of Zion! Do not let your hands hang limp!

Contemporary English Version
Jerusalem, the time is coming, when it will be said to you: "Don't be discouraged or grow weak from fear!

Douay-Rheims Bible
In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: Fear not: to Sion: Let not thy hands be weakened.

New American Bible
On that day, it shall be said to Jerusalem: Do not fear, Zion, do not be discouraged!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: Fear not: to Sion: Let not thy hands be weakened.

be said.

Isaiah 35:3,4 Strengthen ye the feeble hands, and confirm the weak knees. . . .

Isaiah 40:9 Get thee up upon a high mountain, thou that bringest good tidings to Sion: lift up thy voice with strength, thou that bringest good tidings to Jerusalem: lift it up, fear not. Say to the cities of Juda: Behold your God:

Isaiah 41:10,13,14 Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee. . . .

Isaiah 43:1,2 And now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and formed thee, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed thee, and called thee by thy name: thou art mine. . . .

Isaiah 44:2 Thus saith the Lord that made and formed thee, thy helper from the womb: Fear not, O my servant Jacob, and thou most righteous whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 54:4 Fear not, for thou shalt not be confounded, nor blush: for thou shalt not be put to shame, because thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt remember no more the reproach of thy widowhood.

Jeremiah 46:27,28 And thou my servant Jacob, fear not and be not thou dismayed, O Israel: for behold I will save thee from afar off, and thy seed out of the land of thy captivity: and Jacob shall return and be at rest, and prosper: and there shall be none to terrify him. . . .

Haggai 2:4,5 Yet now take courage, O Zorobabel, saith the Lord, and take courage, Jesus the son of Josedec the high priest, and take courage, all ye people of the land, saith the Lord of hosts: and perform (for I am with you, saith the Lord of hosts) . . .

Zechariah 8:15 And I had no mercy: so turning again I have thought in these days to do good to the house of Juda, and Jerusalem: fear not.

John 12:12 And on the next day, a great multitude that was come to the festival day, when they had heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

Hebrews 12:12 Wherefore, lift up the hands which hang down and the feeble knees:

slack.

2 Corinthians 4:1 Therefore seeing we have this ministration, according as we have obtained mercy, we faint not.

Galatians 6:9 And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap, not failing.

Ephesians 3:13 Wherefore I pray you not to faint at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Hebrews 12:3-5 For think diligently upon him that endured such opposition from sinners against himself that you be not wearied, fainting in your minds. . . .

Revelation 2:3 And thou hast patience and hast endured for my name and hast not fainted.

Context
Israel's Restoration
15The Lord hath taken away thy judgment, he hath turned away thy enemies: the king of Israel, the Lord, is in the midst of thee, thou shalt fear evil no more. 16In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: Fear not: to Sion: Let not thy hands be weakened.17The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty, he will save: he will rejoice over thee with gladness, he will be silent in his love, he will be joyful over thee in praise.…
Cross References
Hebrews 12:12
Wherefore, lift up the hands which hang down and the feeble knees:

Job 4:3
Behold thou hast taught many, and thou hast strengthened the weary hands:

Isaiah 25:9
And they shall say in that day: Lo, this is our God, we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord, we have patiently waited for him, we shall rejoice and be joyful in his salvation.

Isaiah 35:3
Strengthen ye the feeble hands, and confirm the weak knees.

Isaiah 35:4
Say to the fainthearted: Take courage, and fear not: behold your God will bring the revenge of recompense: God himself will come and will save you.

Joel 2:21
Fear not, O land, be glad, and rejoice: for the Lord hath done great things.

Additional Translations
On that day they will say to Jerusalem: “Do not fear, O Zion; do not let your hands fall limp.In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear you not: and to Zion, Let not your hands be slack.

In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not; O Zion, let not thy hands be slack.

The Lord thy God is in thee; the Mighty One shall save thee: he shall bring joy upon thee, and shall refresh thee with his love; and he shall rejoice over thee with delight as in a day of feasting.

In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear not; Zion, let not thy hands be slack.

In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: O Zion, let not thine hands be slack.

In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and to Zion, Let not thy hands be slack.

In that day, it will be said to Jerusalem, "Don't be afraid, Zion. Don't let your hands be weak."

In that day it is said to Jerusalem, 'Fear not, O Zion, let not thy hands be feeble.
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