Zephaniah 1:6
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New International Version
those who turn back from following the LORD and neither seek the LORD nor inquire of him."

New Living Translation
And I will destroy those who used to worship me but now no longer do. They no longer ask for the LORD's guidance or seek my blessings."

English Standard Version
those who have turned back from following the LORD, who do not seek the LORD or inquire of him.”

New American Standard Bible
And those who have turned back from following the LORD, And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him."

King James Bible
And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and those who turn back from following the LORD, who do not seek the LORD or inquire of Him.

International Standard Version
those who turn away from the LORD, don't seek the LORD, and never ask for his help. "

NET Bible
and those who turn their backs on the LORD and do not want the LORD's help or guidance."

New Heart English Bible
those who have turned back from following the LORD, and those who haven't sought the LORD nor inquired after him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will remove those who have turned away from following the LORD and those who no longer seek the LORD or ask him for help."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Them also that are turned back from following the LORD; And those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired after Him.

New American Standard 1977
And those who have turned back from following the LORD,
            And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
and those that have turned back from following the LORD and those that did not seek the LORD, nor enquired about him.

King James 2000 Bible
And those that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

American King James Version
And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

American Standard Version
and them that are turned back from following Jehovah; and those that have not sought Jehovah, nor inquired after him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And them that turn away from following after the Lord, and that have not sought the Lord, nor searched after him.

Darby Bible Translation
and them that turn back from after Jehovah, and that do not seek Jehovah, nor inquire for him.

English Revised Version
and them that are turned back from following the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired after him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And them that have turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

World English Bible
those who have turned back from following Yahweh, and those who haven't sought Yahweh nor inquired after him.

Young's Literal Translation
And those removing from after Jehovah, And who have not sought Jehovah, nor besought Him.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-6 Ruin is coming, utter ruin; destruction from the Almighty. The servants of God all proclaim, There is no peace for the wicked. The expressions are figurative, speaking every where desolation; the land shall be left without inhabitants. The sinners to be consumed are, the professed idolaters, and those that worship Jehovah and idols, or swear to the Lord, and to Malcham. Those that think to divide their affections and worship between God and idols, will come short of acceptance with God; for what communion can there be between light and darkness? If Satan have half, he will have all; if the Lord have but half, he will have none. Neglect of God shows impiety and contempt. May none of us be among those who draw back unto perdition, but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.
Study Bible
Zephaniah Prophesies Judgment on Judah
5"And those who bow down on the housetops to the host of heaven, And those who bow down and swear to the LORD and yet swear by Milcom, 6And those who have turned back from following the LORD, And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him." 7Be silent before the Lord GOD! For the day of the LORD is near, For the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, He has consecrated His guests.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:4
Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the LORD, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him.

Isaiah 9:13
Yet the people do not turn back to Him who struck them, Nor do they seek the LORD of hosts.

Jeremiah 10:25
Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You And on the families that do not call Your name; For they have devoured Jacob; They have devoured him and consumed him And have laid waste his habitation.

Ezekiel 3:20
"Again, when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and commits iniquity, and I place an obstacle before him, he will die; since you have not warned him, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood I will require at your hand.

Hosea 7:10
Though the pride of Israel testifies against him, Yet they have not returned to the LORD their God, Nor have they sought Him, for all this.
Treasury of Scripture

And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

turned.

1 Samuel 15:11 It repents me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned …

Psalm 36:3 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has left off to …

Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead …

Isaiah 1:4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, …

Jeremiah 2:13,17 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the …

Jeremiah 3:10 And yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah has not turned …

Jeremiah 15:6 You have forsaken me, said the LORD, you are gone backward: therefore …

Ezekiel 3:20 Again, When a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and …

Hosea 4:15,16 Though you, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and …

Hosea 11:7 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called …

Hebrews 10:38,39 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul …

2 Peter 2:18-22 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through …

and those.

Psalm 10:4 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after …

Psalm 14:2,3 The LORD looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if …

Isaiah 43:22 But you have not called on me, O Jacob; but you have been weary of me, O Israel.

Hosea 7:7 They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all …

Romans 3:11 There is none that understands, there is none that seeks after God.

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the …

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