New International Version
those who turn back from following the LORD and neither seek the LORD nor inquire 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.
Darby Bible Translation
and them that turn back from after Jehovah, and that do not seek Jehovah, nor inquire 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.
Zephaniah 1:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Them that are turned back - Who have forsaken the true God, and become idolaters.
Nor inquired for him - Have not desired to know his will.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryAgainst Vain and Worldly Knowledge
"My Son, let not the fair and subtle sayings of men move thee. For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.(1) Give ear to My words, for they kindle the heart and enlighten the mind, they bring contrition, and they supply manifold consolations. Never read thou the word that thou mayest appear more learned or wise; but study for the mortification of thy sins, for this will be far more profitable for thee than the knowledge of many difficult questions. 2. "When thou hast read and learned many …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken the LORD; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him.
But the people have not returned to him who struck them, nor have they sought the LORD Almighty.
Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not acknowledge you, on the peoples who do not call on your name. For they have devoured Jacob; they have devoured him completely and destroyed his homeland.
"Again, when a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, and I put a stumbling block before them, they will die. Since you did not warn them, they will die for their sin. The righteous things that person did will not be remembered, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.
Israel's arrogance testifies against him, but despite all this he does not return to the LORD his God or search for him.
Jump to PreviousBesought Directions Enquired Following Inquire Inquired Prayer Seek Sought Turn Turned
Jump to NextBesought Directions Enquired Following Inquire Inquired Prayer Seek Sought Turn Turned
LinksZephaniah 1:6 NIV
Zephaniah 1:6 NLT
Zephaniah 1:6 ESV
Zephaniah 1:6 NASB
Zephaniah 1:6 KJV
Zephaniah 1:6 Bible Apps
Zephaniah 1:6 Biblia Paralela
Zephaniah 1:6 Chinese Bible
Zephaniah 1:6 French Bible
Zephaniah 1:6 German Bible
Zephaniah 1:6 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.