Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

But when in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

New American Standard Bible

But in their distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and they sought Him, and He let them find Him.

King James Version

But when they in their trouble did turn unto the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

Holman Bible

but when they turned to the Lord God of Israel in their distress and sought Him, He was found by them.

International Standard Version

but they turned to the LORD God of Israel in their distress. When they sought him, he let them become reacquainted with him.

A Conservative Version

But when in their distress they turned to LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

American Standard Version

But when in their distress they turned unto Jehovah, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

Amplified

But when they were in their trouble and distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and [in desperation earnestly] sought Him, and He let them find Him.

Bible in Basic English

But when in their trouble they were turned to the Lord, the God of Israel, searching after him, he let their search be rewarded.

Darby Translation

but in their trouble they turned to Jehovah the God of Israel, and sought him, and he was found of them.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will turn back in straits to him upon Jehovah God of Israel, and they will seek him and he will be found to them.

King James 2000

But when they in their trouble did turn unto the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but at its trouble he returned to Yahweh, the God of Israel. They sought him, and he was found by them.

Modern King James verseion

And when they turned in their trouble to Jehovah, the God of Israel, and sought Him, He was found by them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in their tribulation they shall turn unto the LORD God of Israel and shall seek him, and he shall be found of them.

NET Bible

Because of their distress, they turned back to the Lord God of Israel. They sought him and he responded to them.

The Emphasized Bible

But they turned, in their distress, unto Yahweh God of Israel, - and sought him, and he was found of them.

Webster

But when they in their trouble returned to the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

World English Bible

But when in their distress they turned to Yahweh, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it turneth back in its distress unto Jehovah, God of Israel, and they seek Him, and He is found of them,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

him, he was found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Asa's Religious Reforms

3 Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. 4 But when in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them. 5 In those times there was no peace to him who went out, nor to him who came in; but great troubles were on all the inhabitants of the lands.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:29-30

But from there you shall seek the LORD your God, and you shall find him, when you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Judges 3:9-10

When the children of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a savior to the children of Israel, who saved them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.

Judges 10:10-16

The children of Israel cried to the LORD, saying, "We have sinned against you, even because we have forsaken our God, and have served the Baals."

2 Chronicles 15:15

All Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest all around.

Psalm 106:44

Nevertheless he regarded their distress, when he heard their cry.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while he may be found; call you on him while he is near:

Isaiah 65:1-2

"I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me. I was near to those who did not seek me. I said, 'Here I am. Here I am.' to a nation that did not call on my name.

Hosea 6:1

"Come, and let us return to the LORD; for he has torn us to pieces, and he will heal us; he has injured us, and he will bind up our wounds.

Hosea 14:1-3

Israel, return to the LORD your God; for you have fallen because of your sin.

Romans 10:20

Isaiah is very bold, and says, "I was found by those who did not seek me. I was revealed to those who did not ask for me."

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