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Zephaniah 1:12

12   At that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps,
    and I will punish the men
  who are complacent,1
    those who say in their hearts,
  ‘The LORD will not do good,
    nor will he do ill.’


[1] 1:12 Hebrew are thickening on the dregs [of their wine]

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Zephaniah 1:12, KJV

12  And it shall come to pass at that time,

That I will search Jerusalem with candles,

And punish the men that are settled on their lees:

That say in their heart, The Lord will not do good, neither will he do evil.

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Zephaniah 1:12, NASB

``It will come about at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, And I will punish the men Who are stagnant in spirit, Who say in their hearts, `The LORD will not do good or evil!'

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Zephaniah 1:12, NLT

12“I will search with lanterns in Jerusalem’s darkest corners

to punish those who sit complacent in their sins.

They think the Lord will do nothing to them,

either good or bad.