Zephaniah the Prophet

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This Prophet, who is ninth in order among the minor Prophets, was the son of Chusi (Cushi), from the tribe of Levi, or according to some, the great-grandson of King Hezekias. He prophesied in the years of Josias, who reigned in the years 641-610 before Christ. His book of prophecy is divided into three chapters. His name means "Yah has concealed."

Apolytikion of Prophet Sophonias

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As we celebrate the memory of Thy Prophet Sophonias, O Lord, through him we beseech Thee to save our souls.

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