Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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:

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 Yahweh: "The city that went forth a thousand shall have a hundred left, and that which went forth one hundred shall have ten left to the house of Israel." 4 For thus says Yahweh to the house of Israel: "Seek me, and you will live; 5 but don't seek Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and don't pass to Beersheba: for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nothing.



Cross References

Isaiah 55:3

Turn your ear, and come to 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 to him, "Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin! Yahweh is with you, while you are with him; and if you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Yahweh, all you humble of the land, who have kept his ordinances. Seek righteousness. Seek humility. It may be that you will be hidden in the day of Yahweh's anger.

Deuteronomy 30:1-8

It shall happen, when all these things have come on you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you, and you shall call them to mind among all the nations, where Yahweh your God has driven you,

1 Chronicles 28:9

You, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

2 Chronicles 20:3

Jehoshaphat was alarmed, and set himself to seek to Yahweh. He 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 Asherim, and the engraved images, and the molten images.

Psalm 14:2

Yahweh looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who did understand, who did seek after God.

Psalm 22:26

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

Psalm 27:8

When you said, "Seek my face," my heart said to you, "I will seek your face, Yahweh."

Psalm 69:32

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

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Isaiah 55:6-7

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

Jeremiah 29:12-13

You shall call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Amos 5:6

Seek Yahweh, and you will live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and it devour, and there be no one to quench it in Bethel.

Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.

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