And their children spoke half in the speech of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language of each people.
could not speak. Heb. they discerned not to speak. each people. Heb. people and people.
Zephaniah 3:9 For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call on the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.