The LORD will be terrifying to them when He starves all the gods of the earth. Then the nations of every shore will bow in worship to Him, each in their own place.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 72:8
May he rule from sea to sea, and from the Euphrates to the ends of the earth.
May the kings of Tarshish and distant shores bring tribute; may the kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.
Therefore glorify the LORD in the east. Extol the name of the LORD, the God of Israel in the islands of the sea.
Thus you are to tell them: "The gods that did not make heaven or earth will perish from this earth and from under these heavens."
The LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: "Behold, I am about to punish Amon god of Thebes, along with Pharaoh, Egypt and her gods and kings, and those who trust in Pharaoh.
Then he will turn his face to the coastlands and capture many of them. But a commander will put an end to his reproach and will turn it back upon him.
The LORD raises His voice in the presence of His army. Indeed, His camp is very large, for mighty are those who obey His command. For the day of the LORD is great and very dreadful. Who can endure it?
"I will stretch out My hand against Judah and against all who dwell in Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every remnant of Baal, the names of the idolatrous and pagan priests--
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.
"But cursed is the deceiver who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but sacrifices a defective animal to the Lord. For I am a great King," says the LORD of Hosts, "and My name is to be feared among the nations."
Chapter Outline1. An exhortation to repentance.
4. The judgment of the Philistines,
8. of Moab and Ammon,
12. of Ethiopia,
13. and of Assyria.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 72:8-11, 17
Psalm 117:1, 2
Isaiah 11:9, 10
Zechariah 8:20, 23
1 Timothy 2:8
Isaiah 42:4, 10
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