Pronounce: tsef-an-yaw'

Strong: H6846

Orig: or Tsphanyahuw \i tsef-an-yaw'-hoo\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 ; from 6845 and 3050; Jah has secreted; Tsephanjah, the name of four Israelites:--Zephaniah. H6845 H3050

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong:

    Zephaniah = "Jehovah has treasured"

    1) the 9th in order of the 12 minor prophets; descendant of king Hezekiah of Judah and prophet in the time of king Josiah of Judah
    2) son of Maaseiah and second priest in the reign of king Zedekiah of Judah; succeeded Jehoiada and an officer of the temple; slain at Riblah on the capture of Jerusalem
    3) father of Josiah and Hen in the time of the prophet Zechariah
    4) a Levite