Parallel Verses

Amplified

Seek the Lord and His strength; yearn for and seek His face and to be in His presence continually!

New American Standard Bible

Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

King James Version

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

Holman Bible

Search for the Lord and for His strength;
seek His face always.

International Standard Version

Seek the LORD and his strength. Always look to him.

A Conservative Version

Seek ye LORD and his strength. Seek his face evermore.

American Standard Version

Seek ye Jehovah and his strength; Seek his face evermore.

Bible in Basic English

Let your search be for the Lord and for his strength; let your hearts ever be turned to him.

Darby Translation

Seek Jehovah and his strength, Seek his face continually;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

Julia Smith Translation

Seek ye Jehovah and his strength, seek his face always.

King James 2000

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Seek Yahweh and his strength; seek his face continually!

Modern King James verseion

Seek Jehovah and His strength; seek His face continually.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Seek the LORD and his strength: Seek his presence always!

NET Bible

Seek the Lord and the strength he gives! Seek his presence continually!

New Heart English Bible

Seek the LORD and his strength. Seek his face forever more.

The Emphasized Bible

Search out Yahweh, and his power, Seek diligently his face, at all times.

Webster

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

World English Bible

Seek Yahweh and his strength. Seek his face forever more.

Youngs Literal Translation

Seek ye Jehovah and His strength, Seek His face continually.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0

עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

David's Psalm Of Thanksgiving

10 Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord! 11 Seek the Lord and His strength; yearn for and seek His face and to be in His presence continually! 12 [Earnestly] remember the marvelous deeds which He has done, His miracles, and the judgments He uttered [as in Egypt],



Cross References

Psalm 24:6

This is the generation [description] of those who seek Him [who inquire of and for Him and of necessity require Him], who seek Your face, [O God of] Jacob. Selah [pause, and think of that]!

2 Chronicles 6:41

So now arise, O Lord God, and come into Your resting place, You and the ark of Your strength and power. Let Your priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let Your saints (Your zealous ones) rejoice in good and in Your goodness.

Psalm 4:6

Many say, Oh, that we might see some good! Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord.

Psalm 27:8-9

You have said, Seek My face [inquire for and require My presence as your vital need]. My heart says to You, Your face (Your presence), Lord, will I seek, inquire for, and require [of necessity and on the authority of Your Word].

Psalm 67:1

God be merciful and gracious to us and bless us and cause His face to shine upon us and among us -- "Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! -- "

Psalm 68:35

O God, awe-inspiring, profoundly impressive, and terrible are You out of Your holy places; the God of Israel Himself gives strength and fullness of might to His people. Blessed be God!

Psalm 78:61

And delivered His strength and power (the ark of the covenant) into captivity, and His glory into the hands of the foe (the Philistines).

Amos 5:6

Seek the Lord [inquire for and of Him and require Him] and you shall live, lest He rush down like fire upon the house of Joseph [representing the ten tribes] and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel [the center of their idol hopes].

Zephaniah 2:2-3

[The time for repentance is speeding by like chaff whirled before the wind!] Therefore consider, before God's decree brings forth [the curse upon you], before the time [to repent] is gone like the drifting chaff, before the fierce anger of the Lord comes upon you -- "yes, before the day of the wrath of the Lord comes upon you!

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