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Synonyms for Zephaniah

a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC


an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah

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Professor Zephaniah, no less, has toured on every continent, has at least 18 honorary degrees and featured on The Times' list of Britain's top 50 post-war writers.
Johnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, whose great-grandfather married the great-granddaughter of Anna and Zephaniah Kingsley.
But Zephaniah, who once lived in Newport, said: "Even if white people did this I would say it wasn't racist.
FACING FACTS: Poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah whose novel has been adapted for the stage and is at the LBT in August courtesy of the youth theatre
More than in other commentaries on the book of Zephaniah, the ancient text versions are not only discussed with regard to their relationship to the Masoretic Text and the reconstruction of the "original" Hebrew text, but taken seriously with reference to the history of the interpretation of the book of Zephaniah.
He takes at face value the superscription's notation that Zephaniah prophesied "in the days of Josiah," and he dates to the late seventh century the prophet as well as the book's composition (p.
Gangsta Rap by Benjamin Zephaniah Bloomsbury Children's Books, August 2004 $7.
Zephaniah Swift, the presiding judge at Lung's trial, called excessive drinking a "frequent theme for the contemplation of the moralist, and the admonitions of the divine," and noted that he had often "borne public testimony against it in addresses to Grand Juries on similar occasions.
The book closes with the itemizing of some major theological themes of Zephaniah which include the concept of human pride, the close relationship between Yahweh's dealing with his own people and the nations, Yahweh's actions in redemption history, the `remnant' theme, and the `Day of Yahweh', seen as a day of both judgement and salvation.
smaller) Prophets--Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.
The Minor Prophets were Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and the author of Malachi.
The spray-painted image shows poet Benjamin Zephaniah, chart star Mike Skinner of The Streets, Oscarnominated actress Felicity Jones and rapper Lady Leshurr.
PERFORMANCE poet Benjamin Zephaniah says Welsh should be taught in schools across Britain to increase appreciation of other cultures.