Parallel Bible results for Zephaniah 3:1-5

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Zephaniah 3:1-5

CEBA 1 Doom, obstinate one, the defiled one, the violent city. NIV 1 Woe to the city of oppressors, rebellious and defiled! CEBA 2 She listened to no voice; she accepted no discipline. She didn't trust in the LORD, nor did she draw near to her God. NIV 2 She obeys no one, she accepts no correction. She does not trust in the LORD, she does not draw near to her God. CEBA 3 The princes in her midst are roaring lions. Her judges are wolves of the evening; they leave nothing for the morning. NIV 3 Her officials are roaring lions, her rulers are evening wolves, who leave nothing for the morning. CEBA 4 Her prophets are reckless, men of treachery. Her priests pollute that which is holy; they do violence to the Instruction. NIV 4 Her prophets are arrogant; they are treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary and do violence to the law. CEBA 5 The LORD is righteous in her midst. He does nothing unjust. Morning by morning he renders justice, but the unrighteous one knows no shame. NIV 5 The LORD within her is righteous; he does no wrong. Morning by morning he dispenses his justice, and every new day he does not fail, yet the unrighteous know no shame.