Zephaniah (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book of Zephaniah

Introduction (1:1–3) Title: The Prophet Identified (1:1) Prologue: Double Announcement of Total Judgment (1:2–3) The Day of the Lord Coming on Judah and the Nations (1:4–18) Judgment on the Idolaters in Judah (1:4–9) Wailing throughout Jerusalem (1:10–13) The Inescapable Day of the Lord’s Wrath (1:14–18) God’s Judgment on the Nations (2:1—3:8) Call to Judah


Zephaniah Introduction 1:1 This is the prophetic message that the LORD gave to Zephaniah son of Cushi, son of Gedaliah, son of Amariah, son of Hezekiah. Zephaniah delivered this message during the reign of King Josiah son of Amon of Judah: The Lord’s Day of Judgment is Approaching 1:2 “I will destroy everything from the face of the earth,”

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Zephaniah – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF ZEPHANIAH Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Zephaniah, ninth in order of the minor prophets, prophesied "in the days of Josiah" (Zep 1:1), that is, between 642 and 611 B.C. The name means "Jehovah hath guarded," literally, "hidden" (Ps 27:5; 83:3). The specification in the introductory heading, of not only his father, but also