Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He gave himself to searching after God in the days of Zechariah, who made men wise in the fear of God; and as long as he was true to the Lord, God made things go well for him.

New American Standard Bible

He continued to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding through the vision of God; and as long as he sought the Lord, God prospered him.

King James Version

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

Holman Bible

He sought God throughout the lifetime of Zechariah, the teacher of the fear of God. During the time that he sought the Lord, God gave him success.

International Standard Version

Uzziah kept on seeking God during the lifetime of Zechariah, who taught him how to fear God, and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him prosperous.

A Conservative Version

And he set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of God. And as long as he sought LORD, God made him to prosper.

American Standard Version

And he set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of God: and as long as he sought Jehovah, God made him to prosper.

Amplified

He continued to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding through the vision of God; and as long as he sought (inquired of, longing for) the Lord, God caused him to prosper.

Darby Translation

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God; and in the days that he sought Jehovah, God made him to prosper.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will be for seeking God in the days of Zechariah understanding in the visions of God: and in the days of his seeking Jehovah, God prospered him.

King James 2000

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he began to seek God in the days of Zechariah who was teaching in visions of God. And {whenever} he sought Yahweh God made him have success.

Modern King James verseion

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God. As long as he sought Jehovah, God blessed him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he sought God while Zechariah - which taught in the visions of God - lived: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him prosper.

NET Bible

He followed God during the lifetime of Zechariah, who taught him how to honor God. As long as he followed the Lord, God caused him to succeed.

New Heart English Bible

He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass that he set himself to seek God, in the days of Zechariah, who gave understanding in the seeing of God, - and, throughout the days of his seeking Yahweh, God, prospered him.

Webster

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and, as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

World English Bible

He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of God: and as long as he sought Yahweh, God made him to prosper.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he is as one seeking God in the days of Zechariah who hath understanding in visions of God: and in the days of his seeking Jehovah, God hath caused him to prosper.

Interlinear

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

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

זכריהוּ זכריה 
Z@karyah 
Usage: 43

in the visions
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and as long as
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

he sought
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0

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Context Readings

The Reign Of Uzziah

4 He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as his father Amaziah had done. 5 He gave himself to searching after God in the days of Zechariah, who made men wise in the fear of God; and as long as he was true to the Lord, God made things go well for him. 6 He went out and made war against the Philistines, pulling down the walls of Gath and Jabneh and Ashdod, and building towns in the country round Ashdod and among the Philistines.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 24:2

And Joash did what was right in the eyes of the Lord as long as Jehoiada the priest was living.

Daniel 1:17

Now as for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and made them expert in all book-learning and wisdom: and Daniel was wise in all visions and dreams.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he came face to face with Asa and said to him, Give ear to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you while you are with him; if your heart's desire is for him, he will be near you, but if you give him up, he will give you up.

Daniel 10:1

In the third year of Cyrus, king of Persia, a secret was unfolded to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, even a hard work: and he had knowledge of it, and the vision was clear to him.

Genesis 41:15

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, I have had a dream, and no one is able to give me the sense of it; now it has come to my ears that you are able to give the sense of a dream when it is put before you.

Genesis 41:38

Then Pharaoh said to his servants, Where may we get such a man as this, a man in whom is the spirit of God?

Judges 2:7

And the people were true to the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the responsible men who were still living after the death of Joshua, and had seen all the great work of the Lord which he had done for Israel.

1 Chronicles 22:11

Now, my son, may the Lord be with you; and may you do well, and put up the house of the Lord your God, as he has said of you.

1 Chronicles 22:13

And all will go well for you, if you take care to keep the laws and the rules which the Lord gave to Moses for Israel: be strong and take heart; have no fear and do not be troubled.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But go yourself, and be strong in war; God will not let you go down before those who are fighting against you; for God has power to give help or to send you down before your attackers.

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, which gives its fruit at the right time, whose leaves will ever be green; and he will do well in all his undertakings.

Daniel 2:19

Then the secret was made clear to Daniel in a vision of the night. And Daniel gave blessing to the God of heaven.

Daniel 5:16

And I have had news of you, that you have the power of making things clear, and of answering hard questions: now if you are able to make out the writing and give me the sense of it, you will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain round your neck and be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what am I to do to you? O Judah, what am I to do to you? For your love is like a morning cloud, and like the dew which goes early away.

Mark 4:16-17

And in the same way, these are they who are planted on the stones, who, when the word has come to their ears, straight away take it with joy;

Acts 20:30

And from among yourselves will come men who will give wrong teaching, turning away the disciples after them.

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