Matthew Poole Commentary - Zephaniah 3:5 - 3:5

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Zephaniah 3:5 - 3:5


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The just Lord is in the midst thereof: though unjust princes, judges, prophets, and priests do not think so, yet the Lord who is most just is in the midst of them; possibly the sanhedrim; he observeth all, condemneth their violence and injustice, he is sovereign as Lord, and just as Judge. lie will not do iniquity; to him it appertaineth to judge all, therefore the unjust shall be punished as well as the just approved.



Every morning doth he bring his judgment to light; daily he discovereth his displeasure against the wicked, and punisheth them.



He faileth not; lets not one fit season slip to convince and awaken secure sinners, by public and visible punishments, or judgments.



But the unjust knoweth no shame; but the wicked Jews proceed impudently, without shame, and without fear or amendment: there is no hope of better where is no shame for worst of doings, Jer_3:3.