1599-1645. shalt thou not be ashamed — Thou shalt then have no cause to be ashamed; for I will then take away out of the midst of thee those who by their sins gave thee cause for shame (Zephaniah 3:7). 1909-1922. Metaphysical Bible Interpretation of Zephaniah Chapter 3 Metaphysically Interpreting Zephaniah 3:1-7. The temple of the Lord, & c., Jeremiah 7:4, with Jeremiah 7:9,10. The Prophet now says, Thou shalt not be ashamed of thy former infamy. But the last clause has led interpreters astray, for the Prophet adds, For I will take away from the midst of thee those who exult: but the Prophet’s design, as I have stated, was different from what they have supposed; for he shows that there was no reason for the Jews to lament and deplore the diminution of the Church because the best compensation was offered to them, which was, that by this small number God would be purely served. ", "In that day ..." is another reference to Messianic times. 1983-1999. Compare Jer 13:17, "mine eyes shall weep for your pride." Yea the very memory of the miseries will be the richest subject of singing, according to that, ‹My song shall be alway of the loving-kindness of the Lord‘ Psalm 89:1.” For how shall the redeemed forget the mercies of their redemption, or yet how feel a painful shame even of the very miseries, out of which they were redeemed by the fullness of the overstreaming Love of God? How so? 1840-57. Zephaniah 3:11 German Bible Alphabetical: again against all And be because By city day deeds done exulting feel for from haughty have hill holy I in me midst mountain my Never no not of On ones pride proud put rebelled rejoice remove shame that the their then this those to which who will wrongs you your 3:1 Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted! But that which God promiseth here is that he will cover their sins, not impute them, Psalms 32:1-2, and that he will by his grace preserve them from scandalous and reproachful practices that might render them ignominious and despicable, see Psalms 18:39; shining upon them himself, and giving them honour in the hearts of others, as he did Solomon. Rup. This tells us that some people will ‘look for the *LORD’ (Zephaniah 2:3). "Commentary on Zephaniah 3:11". Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/zephaniah-3.html. He then names the pride of the people; and yet he addresses the elect, who were afterwards to be gathered. (Ezekiel 16:61). Zephaniah 3:3 tn Heb “they do not gnaw [a bone] at morning.” The precise meaning of the line is unclear. BibliographyClarke, Adam. In a similar manner does the Prophet now speak of the city Jerusalem: Thou shalt not be ashamed of the sins by which thou hast transgressed against me. Her princeswithin her are roaring lions; her judgesare eveningwolves; they gnaw not the bones till … If Yahweh intends to “save those who are lame, and gather those who were driven away,” perhaps he intends his service to the weak to serve as a sign that he will bring salvation to all—both weak and strong. For then will I take away them that rejoice in thy pride — Or, greatness: or, as some render it, that exult in their pride. "Commentary on Zephaniah 3:11". With this lofty praise of the Lord, Micah closes not only the last words, but his whole book. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/zephaniah-3.html. For thou shalt be cleansed; for it is God’s purpose to reserve a few, by whom he will be purely worshipped. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/zephaniah-3.html. This is the essence of Pharisaism. Pride which is ever offensive to God, is yet more hideous in a holy place or a holy office, "in" Mount Sion where the temple was or in the Christian priesthood. Zephaniah 3:11 "In that day you will feel no shame because of all your deeds by which you have rebelled against Me; for then I will remove from your midst your proud, exulting ones, and you will never again be haughty on My holy mountain. in thy pride: and what was this pride? "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". BibliographyBeza, Theodore. God here addresses, it may be said, the faithful themselves: He then does not speak of the evil deeds of those whom the Lord had rejected. 'For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God' Romans 3:23." But he now promises that there would be a distinction, when God took away the proud, who exulted in vain boasting. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. By which thou hast transgressed against me; In that day shalt thou not be ashamed] There is a holy shame for sin, such as was that of Ezra, Ezra 9:6, of the penitent publican, Luke 18:13, and of those good souls in Ezekiel, who blushing and bleeding loathed themselves for their abominations, Ezekiel 16:52. Thou shalt not be ashamed, he says, for the sins by which I have been offended. But when the fullness of that day shall come, the fullness of My Resurrection, when the members shall rise, as the Head hath risen, will the memory of past foulness bring any confusion? Shalt thou not be ashamed - Thy punishment shall cease, for God shall pardon thy sin. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/zephaniah-3.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/zephaniah-3.html. --- Mountain. They began therefore to be ashamed, when they became illuminated. For then will I remove from the midst of thee The New Testament parallel, as Hengstenberg has correctly observed, is Romans 11:33-36; and the μυστήριον made known by the apostle in Romans 11:25. gives us a view of the object and end of the ways of the Lord with His people. 19 And I will deal severely with all who have oppressed you. Shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings — R.V., “shalt thou not be put to shame.” With the former translation the meaning is that they will no longer feel shame, either because they will no longer do anything for which they need to be …