Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 they will call upon me (Wisdom), but I will not answer;
They will seek me eagerly 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.

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;

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 cometh as a crashing your dread, and, your calamity, as a storm-wind, overtaketh, when there come upon you, distress and anguish. 28 Then, will they call me, but I will not answer, they will seek me diligently, but shall not find me. 29 Because they hated knowledge, and, the reverence of Yahweh, did not choose;


Cross References

Job 27:9

His outcry, will GOD hear, when there cometh upon him distress?

Isaiah 1:15

Even when ye spread forth your open palms, I hide mine eyes from you; Yea, though ye multiply prayers, I am not hearkening, - Your hands, with deeds of blood, are filled.

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, Behold me! bringing upon them calamity, which they shall not be able to escape, - and though they make outcry unto me, yet will I not hearken unto them.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore even I, will act with indignation, Mine eye shall not shield. Neither will I pity, - Though they have cried in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

Micah 3:4

Then, shall they make outcry unto Yahweh, but he will not answer them, - that he may hide his face from them, at that time, even as they have made wicked their doings.

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore came it to pass that - just as he cried out and they hearkened not, so, used they to cry out, and I used not to hearken, saith Yahweh of hosts;

1 Samuel 8:18

Then will ye make outcry, in that day, because of your king whom ye have chosen for yourselves, - and Yahweh will not answer you, in that day.

Job 35:12

There, men make outcry, and he answereth not, because of the arrogance of evil-doers.

Psalm 18:41

They cried out, but there was none to save, unto Yahweh, but he answered them not.

Jeremiah 14:12

Though they fast, I am not going to hearken unto their loud cry, and Though they offer ascending-sacrifice and meal-offering, I am not going to accept them, - For with sword and with famine and with pestilence, am, I, about to consume them.

James 4:3

Ye ask and receive not, because that, basely, ye ask, in order that, in your pleasures, ye may spend it .

Genesis 6:3

And Yahweh said - My spirit shall not rule in man to times age - abiding, for that, he also, is flesh, - Yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

Psalm 78:34-36

If he slew of them, then they sought him, Yea they turned, and did earnestly seek GOD;

Proverbs 8:17

I love, them who love me, and, they who diligently seek me, find me:

Hosea 5:15-4

I will depart, will return unto my place! till what time they acknowledge their guilt, and seek my face, - In their trouble, will they make for me diligent search.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many, will say unto me, in, that, day, Lord! Lord! did we not, in thy name, prophesy, and, in thy name, cast, demons, out, - and, in thy name, many works of power, perform?

Matthew 25:10-12

But, as they were going away to buy, the bridegroom came; and, they who were ready, went in with him, into the marriage-feast, and, the door was locked.

Luke 13:25-28

when once the householder shall rouse himself, and lock the door, and ye begin to stand, outside, and to knock at the door, saying - Lord! open to us; and he shall answer and say unto you - I know you not, whence ye are.

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