Zephaniah means "Yahweh has hidden/protected," or "Yahweh hides."
It was likely written between 622 BCE or as late as 586 BCE.
The book Zephaniah focuses on "the day of the Lord, a tradition which also appears in Isaiah, Ezekiel, Obadiah, and Joel.
Chapter 1 tells us of the Coming Judgment on Judah followed by the Great Day of the Lord,
We are tod of a Judgment on Israel's Enemies in Chapter 2.
By 3 we see a repeat of the common Wickedness of Jerusalem followed in verse 8 through 13 of its trials and Conversion as a Nations ending with a Song of Joy.
Early non Bible authors
Athenagoras of Athens | Methodius of Olympus | The Gospel of Thomas |
Hippolytus of Rome | Justin the Martyr | Jerome | Augustine of Hippo |
Epistle of Mathetes |
Philo Judaeus or Philo of Alexandria and The Allegories of the Sacred Laws
People in the Bible
Paul the Apostle | Melchizedek | Moses | Cain | Caesar | Herod | Jesus |
John the Baptist | Nimrod | Abraham | Essenes |
Buddha | Celsus | Constantine | Eusebius | Marcus Tullius Cicero | Augustine of Canterbury |
Ambrose | Lady Godiva | Plutarch | Polybius | Seneca | Tacitus | Vespian | Manichaeism | John Wycliffe |
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