Zephaniah 3:9
Good News Translation
"Then I will change the people of the nations, and they will pray to me alone and not to other gods. They will all obey me.

Contemporary English Version
I will purify each language and make those languages acceptable for praising me. Then, with hearts united, everyone will serve only me, the LORD.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because then I will restore to the people a chosen lip, that all may call upon the name of the Lord, and may serve him with one shoulder.

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Because then I will restore to the people a chosen lip, that all may call upon the name of the Lord, and may serve him with one shoulder.

will.

Isaiah 19:18 In that day there shall be five cities in the land of Egypt, speaking the language of Chanaan, and swearing by the Lord of hosts: one shall be called the city of the sun.

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of a good treasure bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of an evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

Ephesians 4:29 Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

language.

Genesis 11:1 And the earth was of one tongue, and of the same speech.

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that.

1 Kings 8:41-43 Moreover also the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for thy name's sake, (for they shall hear every where of thy great name, and thy mighty hand, . . .

Psalm 22:27 All the ends of the earth shall remember, and shall be converted to the Lord: And all the kindreds of the Gentiles shall adore in his sight.

Psalm 86:9,10 All the nations thou hast made shall come and adore before thee, O Lord: and they shall glorify thy name. . . .

Psalm 113:3 From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, the name of the Lord is worthy of praise.

Jeremiah 16:19 O Lord, my might, and my strength, and my refuge in the day of tribulation: to thee the Gentiles shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say: Surely our fathers have possessed lies, a vanity which hath not profited them.

Habakkuk 2:14 For the earth shall be filled, that men may know the glory of the Lord, as waters covering the sea.

Zechariah 2:11 And many nations shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and they shall be my people, and I will dwell in the midst of thee: and thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me to thee.

Zechariah 8:20-23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities, . . .

Zechariah 14:9 And the Lord shall be king over all the earth: in that day there shall be one Lord, and his name shall be one.

Acts 2:4-13 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost: and they began to speak with divers tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak. . . .

Romans 15:6-11 That with one mind and with one mouth you may glorify God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. . . .

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for ever and ever. Amen.

consent.

Context
Purification of the Nations
9Because then I will restore to the people a chosen lip, that all may call upon the name of the Lord, and may serve him with one shoulder.10From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, shall my suppliants, the children of my dispersed people, bring me an offering.…
Cross References
Genesis 4:26
But to Seth also was born a son, whom he called Enos: this man began to call upon the name of the Lord.

Psalm 22:27
All the ends of the earth shall remember, and shall be converted to the Lord: And all the kindreds of the Gentiles shall adore in his sight.

Psalm 86:9
All the nations thou hast made shall come and adore before thee, O Lord: and they shall glorify thy name.

Isaiah 19:18
In that day there shall be five cities in the land of Egypt, speaking the language of Chanaan, and swearing by the Lord of hosts: one shall be called the city of the sun.

Isaiah 57:19
I created the fruit of the lips, peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the Lord, and I healed him.

Ezekiel 37:17
And join them one to the other into one stick, and they shall become one in thy hand.

Habakkuk 2:14
For the earth shall be filled, that men may know the glory of the Lord, as waters covering the sea.

Zephaniah 2:11
The Lord shall be terrible upon them, and shall consume all the gods of the earth: and they shall adore him every man from his own place, all the islands of the Gentiles.

Additional Translations
For then I will restore pure lips to the peoples, that all may call upon the name of the LORD and serve Him shoulder to shoulder.For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call on the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

For then will I turn to the peoples of a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one consent.

From the boundaries of the rivers of Ethiopia will I receive my dispersed ones; they shall offer sacrifices to me.

For then will I turn to the peoples a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one consent.

For then will I turn to the peoples a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

For then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that they may all call on the name of Yahweh, to serve him shoulder to shoulder.

For then do I turn unto peoples a pure lip, To call all of them by the name of Jehovah, To serve Him with one shoulder.
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