Amos 5:4 For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel, "Seek Me that you may live.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel, "Seek Me that you may live.

King James Version

For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live:

Holman Bible

For the Lord says to the house of Israel: Seek Me and live!

International Standard Version

"For this is what the LORD says to the house of Israel: "Seek me and live,

A Conservative Version

For thus says LORD to the house of Israel: Seek ye me, and ye shall live.

American Standard Version

For thus saith Jehovah unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live;

Amplified

For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: Seek Me [inquire for and of Me and require Me as you require food] and you shall live!

Bible in Basic English

For these are the words of the Lord to the children of Israel: Let your hearts be turned to me, so that you may have life:

Darby Translation

For thus saith Jehovah unto the house of Israel: Seek ye me, and ye shall live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But thus hath the LORD said unto the house of Israel, Seek me, and ye shall live:

Julia Smith Translation

For thus said Jehovah to the house of Israel: Seek ye me and live:

King James 2000

For thus says the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek me, and you shall live:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For thus says Yahweh to the house of Israel, "Seek me so that you may live."

Modern King James verseion

For so says Jehovah to the house of Israel: Seek Me, and you shall live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Nevertheless, thus sayeth the LORD unto the house of Israel, 'Seek after me, and ye shall live;

NET Bible

The Lord says this to the family of Israel: "Seek me so you can live!

New Heart English Bible

For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel: "Seek me, and you will live;

The Emphasized Bible

For, thus, saith Yahweh, to the house of Israel, - Seek me, and live;

Webster

For thus saith the LORD to the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live:

World English Bible

For thus says Yahweh to the house of Israel: "Seek me, and you will live;

Youngs Literal Translation

For thus said Jehovah to the house of Israel: Seek ye Me, and live,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

unto the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Lament And Call To Repentance

3 For thus says the Lord GOD, "The city which goes forth a thousand strong Will have a hundred left, And the one which goes forth a hundred strong Will have ten left to the house of Israel." 4 For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel, "Seek Me that you may live. 5 "But do not resort to Bethel And do not come to Gilgal, Nor cross over to Beersheba; For Gilgal will certainly go into captivity And Bethel will come to trouble.



Cross References

Isaiah 55:3

"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the LORD, All you humble of the earth Who have carried out His ordinances; Seek righteousness, seek humility Perhaps you will be hidden In the day of the LORD'S anger.

Deuteronomy 30:1-8

"So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 20:3

Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

2 Chronicles 34:3

For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.

Psalm 14:2

The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.

Psalm 22:26

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever!

Psalm 27:8

When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive.

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.

Amos 5:6

"Seek the LORD that you may live, Or He will break forth like a fire, O house of Joseph, And it will consume with none to quench it for Bethel,

Matthew 7:8

"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

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