Parallel Bible results for Zephaniah 3:1-5

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Zephaniah 3:1-5

NRS 1 Ah, soiled, defiled, oppressing city! NIV 1 Woe to the city of oppressors, rebellious and defiled! NRS 2 It has listened to no voice; it has accepted no correction. It has not trusted in the Lord; it has not drawn near to its 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. NRS 3 The officials within it are roaring lions; its judges are evening wolves that leave nothing until the morning. NIV 3 Her officials are roaring lions, her rulers are evening wolves, who leave nothing for the morning. NRS 4 Its prophets are reckless, faithless persons; its priests have profaned what is sacred, they have done violence to the law. NIV 4 Her prophets are arrogant; they are treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary and do violence to the law. NRS 5 The Lord within it is righteous; he does no wrong. Every morning he renders his judgment, each dawn without fail; but the unjust 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.