Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel,
Seek Me that you may 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 [search diligently for Me and regard Me as more essential than food] so that you may 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.

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 saith the Lord GOD; The city that went out by a thousand shall leave an hundred, and that which went forth by an hundred shall leave ten, to the house of Israel. 4 For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live: 5 But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.



Cross References

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The LORD is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Deuteronomy 30:1-8

And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 20:3

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself 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 yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images.

Psalm 14:2

The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

Psalm 22:26

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

Psalm 27:8

When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

Psalm 69:32

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Amos 5:6

Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

Matthew 7:8

For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

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