One of the twelve minor prophets, his ministry took place during the reign of Josiah (640-609 BCE), King of Judah. The two main themes of his prophecy are the Day of the Lord, and a reproach and promise for Jerusalem.
a Hebrew minor poet of the late 7th century BC
an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgement by God upon the sinners of Judah
One of the Twelve Prophets; a seventh century Judean prophet who proclaimed the coming Day of Yahweh. See Chapter 13.
Zephaniah or Tzfanya (×¦Ö°×¤Ö·× Ö°×™Ö¸×” "Concealed of/is the LORD", Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew ) is the name of several people in the Bible Old Testament and Jewish Tanakh. He is also called Sophonias as in the New Catholic Encyclopaedia and in Easton's [Bible] Dictionary.