Zephaniah 1:6

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Zephaniah 1:6

And them that are turned backe from the Lord, & those that haue not sought þe Lord, nor enquired for him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And those who have turned back from following the LORD, And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and them that are turned back from following Jehovah; and those that have not sought Jehovah, nor inquired after him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And those who are turned back from going after the Lord, and those who have not made prayer to the Lord or got directions from him.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

And those removing from after Jehovah, And who have not sought Jehovah, nor besought Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Them also that are turned back from following the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired after Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Zephaniah 1:6

Wesley's Notes for Zephaniah 1:6


1:4 The remnant - Whatsoever remains of the idolatry of Baal. This place - Jerusalem. The name - Both the persons, and the memory of them. The Chemarims - Either called so from their black garments they went in, or, from their swarthy colour occasioned by the black smoak of incense: they were door - keepers, and sextons of Baal. The priests - The priests of Baal.

1:5 House - tops - On the flat roofs of their houses. And that swear - That mixt idol - worship, and the worship of the true God; that devote themselves to God, and Baal, or Malchim, that is, Moloch.

1:7 Hold thy peace - Thou that murmurest against God, stand in awe. The day - A day of vengeance from the Lord. A sacrifice - The wicked Jews, whom he will sacrifice by the sword. His guests - summoned the beasts of the field, and the fowls of the air, to eat the flesh, and drink the blood.

1:8 The princes - The great ones, who dreamed of shifting better than others, but fell with the first, #2Kings 25:19 |- 21. Children - Sons and grand - children, Josiah: Jehoahaz died a captive in Egypt, #2Kings 23:34|, Jehoakim died in Babylon, and was buried with the burial of an ass, #Jer 22:18|,19, Jeconiah died a captive: and Zedekiah and his children, fared still worse. Strange apparel - The garb of foreigners, imitated by the wanton Jews.


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