At least four Old Testament people are named Zephaniah in the KJV Bible. The most well-known of these was one of the Minor Prophets who gave prophecies concerning God's indignation as well as Israel's repentance and salvation.
2Kings 25:18, 1Chronicles 6:36, Jeremiah 21:1, 29:25, 29:29, 37:3, 52:24, Zephaniah 1:1, Zechariah 6:10, 14
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Be exuberant in growth, osier brook
Zered was the name of a river that emptied into the southern end of the Dead Sea.
Deuteronomy 2:13 - 14
Sown in (descended from) Babylon
Zerubbabel led emancipated Jews, living in Babylon, to Jerusalem. As the governor of Judah he directed the rebuilding of Jerusalem's altar and temple.
1Chronicles 3:19, Ezra 2:2, 3:2, 8, 4:2 - 3, 5:2, Nehemiah 7:7, 12:1, 47, Hagai 1:1 - 14, 2:2 - 23, Zechariah 4:6 - 10
The declivities, sides
Ziddim was a city given to the tribe of Naphtali as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
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Zilpah was the handmaid of Leah who was one of Jacob's wives. When Leah thought she could have no more children she gave Zilpah to Jacob (Genesis 30). Zilpah gave birth to two sons of Jacob (Israel) named Gad and Asher.
Genesis 29:24, 30:9 - 12, 35:26, 37:2, 46:18
Flat, to prick, a crag
Zin was the name of a wilderness area that stretched from Kadeshbarnea to the Dead Sea. The Israelites in the wilderness passed through Zin on their way to Canaan. See map of where Zin was located.
Numbers 13:21, 20:1, 27:14, 33:36, 34:3 - 4, Deuteronomy 32:51, Joshua 15:1, 3
Zior was a village given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
The two Ziph's in the Bible are both from the tribe of Judah, with one of them being a descendant of Caleb. Ziph is also the name of a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
Joshua 15:24, 55, 1Samuel 23:14 - 15, 24, 26:2, 1Chronicles 2:42, 4:16, 2Chronicles 11:8
Be fragrant, fragrance
Ziphron was one of the northern borders of the Promised Land God gave to Israel.
Zipporah, the daughter of a Midianite priest, was Moses' wife.
Exodus 2:21, 4:25, 18:2
Place of departure
Zoan was a city located in Egypt. See our map of where Zoan was located!
Numbers 13:22, Psalm 78:12, 43, Isaiah 19:11, 13, 30:4, Ezekiel 30:14
1Samuel 14:47, 2Samuel 8:3 - 12, 23:36, 1Kings 11:23 - 24, 1Chronicles 18:3 - 9, 19:6
Zophar the Naamathite was one of Job's three friends who criticized him after several calamities came upon him caused by Satan the devil.
Job 2:11, 11:1, 20:1, 42:9
Zorah, spelled Zoreah in Joshua 15:33, was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land. Zorah was the home of Manoah, the father of mighty man Samson.
Joshua 15:33, 19:41, Judges 13:2, 25, 16:31, 18:2, 8, 11, 2Chronicles 11:10
Prominent, roving creatures
Chedorlaomer and his allies carried out the first war recorded in the Bible. In his first series of battles he conquered a people named the Zuzims located in Ham.