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

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

Discussion for Zephaniah 1

  • BSP
    Verse 12: the Jews had become apathetic and complacent and we must guard against that attitude.
  • BSP
    Verse 6 shows that those who may not be practicing what is bad but fail to turn to Jehovah God are still put in line for an adverse judgement.
  • A disciple
    "The word of the LORD which came unto Zephaniah...in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah." Did anyone in Israel, besides the the righteous, know or understand that they were at the very end of the LORD's patience and restraint concerning ALL their wickedness and incurable disobedience, unbelief, hatred and hostility toward everything good and holy of God? Does anyone have a clue now?
  • Yolande
    The word I received on 12 05 16 was Zephaniah chapter 1 verse 10. The Lord is saying through the Prophet is on that day there will be screams and crying every where as there is going to be catastrophic destruction. The day of the Lord is coming.
  • Willa
    The Word of the Lord came to Zephaniah the son of Cushi. Cushi is another name for Ethiopia and I never hear anyone refer to this title; was Zephaniah an Ethiopian? He has a powerful message for today.
  • Silvester
    Let us focus on the things from above...and be guided by the one who was sent by Lord Jesus Christ"Holy Spirit" who will reveal everything to us.

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