Zephaniah 3:4

“Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests haue polluted the Sanctuarie, they haue done violence to the Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Her prophets are reckless, treacherous men; Her priests have profaned the sanctuary. They have done violence to the law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Her prophets are light and treacherous persons; her priests have profaned the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Her prophets are good-for-nothing persons, full of deceit: her priests have made the holy place unclean and have gone violently against the law.
- Basic English Bible

Her prophets are vain-glorious, treacherous persons; her priests profane the sanctuary, they do violence to the law.
- Darby Bible

Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.
- Webster's Bible

Her prophets are arrogant and treacherous people. Her priests have profaned the sanctuary. They have done violence to the law.
- World English Bible

Her prophets unstable -- men of treachery, Her priests have polluted the sanctuary, They have violated the law.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Her prophets are wanton and treacherous persons; her priests have profaned that which is holy, they have done violence to the law.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zephaniah 3:4


3:4 Her prophet - So called, false prophets. Light - Unstable and inconstant. Violence to the law - Wresting it by perverse interpretation.


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