New Living Translation
No one can tell it anything; it refuses all correction. It does not trust in the LORD or draw near to its God.
King James Bible
She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.
Darby Bible Translation
She hearkened not to the voice; she received not correction; she confided not in Jehovah; she drew not near her God.
World English Bible
She didn't obey the voice. She didn't receive correction. She didn't trust in Yahweh. She didn't draw near to her God.
Young's Literal Translation
She hath not hearkened to the voice, She hath not accepted instruction, In Jehovah she hath not trusted, Unto her God she hath not drawn near.
Zephaniah 3:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:2 The voice - Of God by his mercy and judgments crying aloud.
LibraryManasseh and Josiah
The kingdom of Judah, prosperous throughout the times of Hezekiah, was once more brought low during the long years of Manasseh's wicked reign, when paganism was revived, and many of the people were led into idolatry. "Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen." 2 Chronicles 33:9. The glorious light of former generations was followed by the darkness of superstition and error. Gross evils sprang up and flourished--tyranny, oppression, hatred of all …
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2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.
But as for me, how good it is to be near God! I have made the Sovereign LORD my shelter, and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things you do.
for they did not believe God or trust him to care for them.
"I have punished your children, but they did not respond to my discipline. You yourselves have killed your prophets as a lion kills its prey.
LORD, you are searching for honesty. You struck your people, but they paid no attention. You crushed them, but they refused to be corrected. They are determined, with faces set like stone; they have refused to repent.
This is what I told them: 'Obey me, and I will be your God, and you will be my people. Do everything as I say, and all will be well!'
This is your allotment, the portion I have assigned to you," says the LORD, "for you have forgotten me, putting your trust in false gods.
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