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Zephaniah 2:12


2:12 “You 1  Ethiopians 2  will also die by my sword!” 3 

1 sn Though there is no formal introduction, these words are apparently spoken by the Lord (note my sword).

2 tn Heb “Cushites.” This is traditionally assumed to refer to people from the region south of Egypt, i.e., Nubia or northern Sudan, referred to as “Ethiopia” by classical authors (not the more recent Abyssinia).

3 tn Heb “Also you Cushites, who lie dead by my sword.”

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