Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

LORD was greatly displeased with your fathers.

New American Standard Bible

“The Lord was very angry with your fathers.

King James Version

The LORD hath been sore displeased with your fathers.

Holman Bible

“The Lord was extremely angry with your ancestors.

International Standard Version

"The LORD was very angry with your ancestors.

American Standard Version

Jehovah was sore displeased with your fathers.


“The Lord was extremely angry with your fathers.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord has been very angry with your fathers:

Darby Translation

Jehovah hath been very wroth with your fathers.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah was angry with our fathers with anger.

King James 2000

The LORD has been greatly displeased with your fathers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Yahweh {was very angry with your ancestors}.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has been very angry with your fathers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"The LORD hath been sore displeased at your forefathers.

NET Bible

The Lord was very angry with your ancestors.

New Heart English Bible

"The LORD was very displeased with your fathers.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, was sore displeased, with your fathers:


The LORD hath been greatly displeased with your fathers.

World English Bible

"Yahweh was very displeased with your fathers.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah was wroth against your fathers -- wrath!


Root Form
Usage: 29

Usage: 34

Images Zechariah 1:2

Prayers for Zechariah 1:2

Context Readings

A Plea For Repentance

1 In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of LORD came to Zechariah the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, the prophet, saying, 2 LORD was greatly displeased with your fathers. 3 Therefore say thou to them, Thus says LORD of hosts: Return to me, says LORD of hosts, and I will return to you, says LORD of hosts.

Cross References

Jeremiah 44:6

Therefore my wrath and my anger was poured forth, and was kindled in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, and they are wasted and desolate, as it is this day.

2 Kings 22:16-17

Thus says LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants of it, even all the words of the book which the king of Judah has read.

2 Kings 22:19

because thy heart was tender, and thou humbled thyself before LORD when thou heard what I spoke against this place, and against the inhabitants of it, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and have torn thy clothes, and

2 Kings 23:26

Notwithstanding, LORD did not turn from the fierceness of his great wrath, with which his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked him.

2 Chronicles 36:13-20

And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God. But he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart against turning to LORD, the God of Israel.

Ezra 9:6-7

and I said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our guiltiness has grown up to the heavens.

Ezra 9:13

And after all that has come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great guilt, seeing that thou our God have punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us such a remnant,

Nehemiah 9:26-27

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their back, and killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them again to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

Psalm 60:1

O God thou have cast us off. Thou have broken us down. Thou have been angry. O restore us again.

Psalm 79:5-6

How long, O LORD? will thou be angry forever? Shall thy jealousy burn like fire?

Lamentations 2:3-5

In fierce anger he has cut off all the horn of Israel. He has drawn back his right hand from before the enemy. And he has burned up Jacob like a flaming fire which devours round about.

Lamentations 3:42-45

We have transgressed and have rebelled. Thou have not pardoned.

Lamentations 5:7

Our fathers sinned, and are not, and we have borne their iniquities.

Ezekiel 22:31

Therefore I have poured out my indignation upon them. I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath. I have brought their own way upon their heads, says lord LORD.

Daniel 9:11-12

Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even turning aside, that they should not obey thy voice. Therefore the curse has been poured out upon us, and the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God. For we have s

Zephaniah 2:1-3

Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation that has no shame.

Matthew 23:30-32

and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,

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