Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Seek the Lord while He may be found; call to Him while He is near.

International Standard Version

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

A Conservative Version

Seek ye LORD while he may be found. Call ye upon him while he is near.

American Standard Version

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found; call ye upon him while he is near:

Amplified

Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.

Bible in Basic English

Make search for the Lord while he is there, make prayer to him while he is near:

Darby Translation

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Seek ye Jehovah in his being found, and call him in his being near.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Seek Yahweh {while he lets himself be found}; call him {while he is} near.

Modern King James verseion

Seek Jehovah while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Seek the LORD, while he may be found, and call upon him while he is nigh.

NET Bible

Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near:

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Seek ye Jehovah, while He is found, Call ye Him, while He is near,

Interlinear

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

ye the Lord

Usage: 0

while he may be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Prayers for Isaiah 55:6

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

5 "Behold, you will call a nation you do not know, And a nation which knows you not will run to you, Because of the LORD your God, even the Holy One of Israel; For He has glorified you." 6 Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near. 7 Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.

Isaiah 45:19

"I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness, Declaring things that are upright.

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,

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,

Deuteronomy 4:7

"For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as is the LORD our God whenever we call on Him?

2 Chronicles 19:3

"But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God."

Job 8:5

"If you would seek God And implore the compassion of the Almighty,

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 27:8

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

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.

Psalm 75:1

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.

Psalm 95:7

For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand Today, if you would hear His voice,

Psalm 145:18

The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.

Psalm 148:14

And He has lifted up a horn for His people, Praise for all His godly ones; Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him. Praise the LORD!

Isaiah 12:6

Cry aloud and shout for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, For great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 46:13

"I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus says the LORD, "In a favorable time I have answered You, And in a day of salvation I have helped You; And I will keep You and give You for a covenant of the people, To restore the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritages;

Isaiah 65:24

"It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

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

Ezekiel 8:6

And He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing, the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, so that I would be far from My sanctuary? But yet you will see still greater abominations."

Matthew 5:25

"Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 25:11-12

"Later the other virgins also came, saying, 'Lord, lord, open up for us.'

Luke 13:25

"Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, 'Lord, open up to us!' then He will answer and say to you, 'I do not know where you are from.'

John 7:33-34

Therefore Jesus said, "For a little while longer I am with you, then I go to Him who sent Me.

John 8:21

Then He said again to them, "I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come."

John 12:35-36

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Ephesians 3:13

Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

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