Proverbs 1:28 "Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

King James Version

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Holman Bible

Then they will call me, but I won't answer; they will search for me, but won't find me.

International Standard Version

"Then they will call out to me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently, but they will not find me.

A Conservative Version

Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me,

American Standard Version

Then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:

Amplified

Then will they call upon me [Wisdom] but I will not answer; they will seek me early and diligently but they will not find me.

Bible in Basic English

Then I will give no answer to their cries; searching for me early, they will not see me:

Darby Translation

then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Julia Smith Translation

Then they shall call upon me, and I will not answer; they shall seek me, and shall not find me;

King James 2000

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Lexham Expanded Bible

then they will call me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently but not find me.

Modern King James verseion

Then they shall call upon me, and I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not hear: they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me.

NET Bible

Then they will call to me, but I will not answer; they will diligently seek me, but they will not find me.

New Heart English Bible

Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;

The Emphasized Bible

Then, will they call me, but I will not answer, they will seek me diligently, but shall not find me.

Webster

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

World English Bible

Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;

Youngs Literal Translation

Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
upon me, but I will not answer
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

but they shall not find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Fausets

Prayers for Proverbs 1:28

Context Readings

The Call Of Lady Wisdom

27 When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you. 28 "Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me, 29 Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.


Cross References

Job 27:9

"Will God hear his cry When distress comes upon him?

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.

Ezekiel 8:18

"Therefore, I indeed will deal in wrath. My eye will have no pity nor will I spare; and though they cry in My ears with a loud voice, yet I will not listen to them."

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry out to the LORD, But He will not answer them Instead, He will hide His face from them at that time Because they have practiced evil deeds.

Zechariah 7:13

"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

1 Samuel 8:18

"Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day."

Job 35:12

"There they cry out, but He does not answer Because of the pride of evil men.

Psalm 18:41

They cried for help, but there was none to save, Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.

Jeremiah 14:12

"When they fast, I am not going to listen to their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and grain offering, I am not going to accept them Rather I am going to make an end of them by the sword, famine and pestilence."

James 4:3

You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.

Genesis 6:3

Then the LORD said, "My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years."

Psalm 78:34-36

When He killed them, then they sought Him, And returned and searched diligently for God;

Proverbs 8:17

"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

Hosea 5:15-4

I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

Matthew 7:22-23

"Many will say to Me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?'

Matthew 25:10-12

"And while they were going away to make the purchase, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding feast; and the door was shut.

Luke 13:25-28

"Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, 'Lord, open up to us!' then He will answer and say to you, 'I do not know where you are from.'

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