Proverbs 1:28

“Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then shall they call vpon mee, but I will not answere; they shall seeke me early, but they shall not finde me:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then I will give no answer to their cries; searching for me early, they will not see me:
- Basic English Bible

-- then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.
- Darby Bible

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:
- Webster's Bible

Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;
- World English Bible

Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then will they call me, but I will not answer, they will seek me earnestly, but they shall not find me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:28


1:28 Early - With diligence and fervency.


Discussion for Proverbs 1:28

  • Katherine for verse 28
    When the sinner is in distress, he or she will finally turn to God. Even though they will hurry to get his help, he will refuse them. God is jealous as it states in Deuteronomy 4:24, “For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.” God does not take second to anything, including oneself.

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