New International Version
But I will leave within you the meek and humble. The remnant of Israel will trust in the name of the LORD.
King James Bible
I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of Jehovah.
World English Bible
But I will leave in the midst of you an afflicted and poor people, and they will take refuge in the name of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have left in thy midst a people humble and poor, And they have trusted in the name of Jehovah.
Zephaniah 3:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
An afflicted and poor people - In such a state will the Jews be found when they shall hear the universal call, and believe in Christ Jesus. Indeed, this is the general state of the Jews in the present day; except a Jew that are called Jews, who are very rich; and who believe just as much in the God of Jacob, as they do in Jesus Christ.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryZion's Joy and God's
'Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.... 17. He will rejoice over thee with joy; He will rest in His love, He will joy over thee with singing.'--ZEPHANIAH iii. 14, 17. What a wonderful rush of exuberant gladness there is in these words! The swift, short clauses, the triple invocation in the former verse, the triple promise in the latter, the heaped together synonyms, all help the impression. The very words seem to dance with joy. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A vision of the King.
The poorest of the poor will find pasture, and the needy will lie down in safety. But your root I will destroy by famine; it will slay your survivors.
What answer shall be given to the envoys of that nation? "The LORD has established Zion, and in her his afflicted people will find refuge."
Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the word of his servant? Let the one who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the LORD and rely on their God.
The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,
So I shepherded the flock marked for slaughter, particularly the oppressed of the flock. Then I took two staffs and called one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock.
It was revoked on that day, and so the oppressed of the flock who were watching me knew it was the word of the LORD.
In the whole land," declares the LORD, "two-thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one-third will be left in it.
Jump to PreviousAfflicted Faith Humble Leave Meek Midst Poor Quiet Refuge Seek Trust Trusted Within
Jump to NextAfflicted Faith Humble Leave Meek Midst Poor Quiet Refuge Seek Trust Trusted Within
LinksZephaniah 3:12 NIV
Zephaniah 3:12 NLT
Zephaniah 3:12 ESV
Zephaniah 3:12 NASB
Zephaniah 3:12 KJV
Zephaniah 3:12 Bible Apps
Zephaniah 3:12 Biblia Paralela
Zephaniah 3:12 Chinese Bible
Zephaniah 3:12 French Bible
Zephaniah 3:12 German Bible
Zephaniah 3:12 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.