Zephaniah 2:3
Text Analysis
1245 [e]בַּקְּשׁ֤וּ
853 [e]אֶת־
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
3605 [e]כָּל־
6035 [e]עַנְוֵ֣י
you meekAdj-mpc
776 [e]הָאָ֔רֶץ
of the earthArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
4941 [e]מִשְׁפָּט֖וֹ
His justiceN-msc | 3ms
6466 [e]פָּעָ֑לוּ
have upheldV-Qal-Perf-3cp
1245 [e]בַּקְּשׁוּ־
6664 [e]צֶ֙דֶק֙
1245 [e]בַּקְּשׁ֣וּ
6038 [e]עֲנָוָ֔ה
194 [e]אוּלַי֙
It may be thatAdv
5641 [e]תִּסָּ֣תְר֔וּ
you will be hiddenV-Nifal-Imperf-2mp
3117 [e]בְּי֖וֹם
in the dayPrep-b | N-msc
639 [e]אַף־
of the angerN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָֽה׃
of YahwehN-proper-ms

Hebrew Texts
צפניה 2:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בַּקְּשׁ֤וּ אֶת־יְהוָה֙ כָּל־עַנְוֵ֣י הָאָ֔רֶץ אֲשֶׁ֥ר מִשְׁפָּטֹ֖ו פָּעָ֑לוּ בַּקְּשׁוּ־צֶ֙דֶק֙ בַּקְּשׁ֣וּ עֲנָוָ֔ה אוּלַי֙ תִּסָּ֣תְר֔וּ בְּיֹ֖ום אַף־יְהוָֽה׃

צפניה 2:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בקשו את־יהוה כל־ענוי הארץ אשר משפטו פעלו בקשו־צדק בקשו ענוה אולי תסתרו ביום אף־יהוה׃

צפניה 2:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בקשו את־יהוה כל־ענוי הארץ אשר משפטו פעלו בקשו־צדק בקשו ענוה אולי תסתרו ביום אף־יהוה׃

צפניה 2:3 Hebrew Bible
בקשו את יהוה כל ענוי הארץ אשר משפטו פעלו בקשו צדק בקשו ענוה אולי תסתרו ביום אף יהוה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Seek the LORD, All you humble of the earth Who have carried out His ordinances; Seek righteousness, seek humility. Perhaps you will be hidden In the day of the LORD'S anger.

King James Bible
Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth, who carry out what He commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the LORD's anger.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Seek ye.

Psalm 105:4 Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face ever more.

Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near…

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Jeremiah 4:1,2 If you will return, O Israel, said the LORD, return to me: and if …

Jeremiah 29:12,13 Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I …

Hosea 7:10 And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return …

Hosea 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your …

Amos 5:4-6,14,15 For thus said the LORD to the house of Israel, Seek you me, and you …

Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, …


2 Chronicles 34:27,28 Because your heart was tender, and you did humble yourself before …

Psalm 22:26 The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that …

Psalm 25:8,9 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way…

Psalm 76:9 When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

Psalm 149:4 For the LORD takes pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek …

Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed …

Jeremiah 22:15,16 Shall you reign, because you close yourself in cedar? did not your …

Zechariah 8:19 Thus said the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the …

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

James 1:21,22 Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and …

1 Peter 3:4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, …

seek righteousness.

Philippians 3:13,14 Brothers, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing …

1 Thessalonians 4:1,10 Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus…

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through …

2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus …

it may.

2 Samuel 12:22 And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for …

Joel 2:13,14 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD …

Amos 5:15 Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate…

Jonah 3:9 Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his …


Genesis 7:15,16 And they went in to Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, …

Exodus 12:27 That you shall say, It is the sacrifice of the LORD's passover, who …

Psalm 31:20 You shall hide them in the secret of your presence from the pride of man…

Psalm 32:6,7 For this shall every one that is godly pray to you in a time when …

Psalm 57:1 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusts in …

Psalm 91:1 He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under …

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 26:20,21 Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors …

Jeremiah 39:18 For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword, …

Jeremiah 45:5 And seek you great things for yourself? seek them not: for, behold, …

Colossians 3:2-4 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth…

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