Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 the Lord while He may be found;
Call on Him [for salvation] 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.

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:

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 Lo! A nation thou shalt not know, shalt thou call, And, a nation which hath not known thee, unto thee, shall run, - For the sake of Yahweh thy God, And for the Holy One of Israel, because he hath adorned thee. 6 Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near: 7 Let the lawless forsake his way, And the man of iniquity, his thoughts, - And let him return unto Yahweh That he may have compassion upon him, And unto our God, For he will abundantly pardon.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

For this cause, will every man of lovingkindness pray unto thee, in time to obtain, - Surely, in the overflow of many waters, unto him, shall they not reach.

Isaiah 45:19

Not in secret, have I spoken In a place of the earth that is dark, - I have not said unto the seed of Jacob, In a waste, seek ye me, - I, am Yahweh, Speaking the thing that is right, Declaring the things that are just.

Amos 5:6

Seek ye Yahweh, and live, - lest he break forth, like a fire, upon the house of Joseph, and it devour with none to quench it, for Bethel.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

As co-workers, however, we also beseech, that, not in vain, the favour of God, ye welcome;

Hebrews 2:3

how shall, we, escape, if, so great a salvation as this, we have neglected, - which, indeed, having received, a beginning, of being spoken through the Lord, by them who heard, unto us was confirmed,

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there which hath gods nigh unto it, - like Yahweh our God, whensoever we have cried out unto him.

2 Chronicles 19:3

howbeit, good things, are found with thee,-for that thou hast consumed the Sacred Stems out of the land, and hast fixed thy heart to seek God.

Job 8:5

Yet, if, thou thyself, wilt diligently seek unto GOD, - and, unto the Almighty, wilt make supplication;

Psalm 14:2

Yahweh, out of the heavens, looked down over the sons of men, - to see whether there was one that showed wisdom, enquiring after God: -

Psalm 27:8

To thee, said my heart - When thou saidst Seek ye my face - Thy face, O Yahweh, will I seek!

1 Chronicles 28:9

Thou, therefore, Solomon my son, Know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing soul, for, all hearts, doth Yahweh search, and, every devised purpose, doth he understand, - If thou seek him, He will be found of thee, but, if thou forsake him, He will cast thee off for ever.

Psalm 75:1

We have given thanks unto thee, O God, we have given thanks, And, in calling upon thy Name, men have recounted thy wonders.

Psalm 95:7

For, he, is our God, And, we, are the people of his pasture, and the flock of his hand? To-day, if, to his voice, ye will hearken,

Psalm 145:18

Near is Yahweh to all who call upon him, - to all them who call upon him in faithfulness.

Psalm 148:14

Therefore hath he exalted a horn for his people, a praise for all his men of lovingkindness, for the sons of Israel - a people near him, Praise ye Yah!

Isaiah 12:6

Make shrill thy voice and sing out thou inhabitress of Zion, - That great in the midst of thee, is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 46:13

I have brought near my righteousness. It shall not be far away, And my deliverance, shall not linger, - But I will give In Zion, deliverance, To Israel, my glory.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus, saith Yahweh - In a time of acceptance, have I answered thee, In a day of salvation, have I helped thee, - That I may preserve thee And give thee as the covenant of a people, To establish the land, To bring into possession the desolate heritages;

Isaiah 65:24

And it shall come to pass - That before they call, I, will answer, And while yet they are speaking, I, will hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

So shall ye call upon me, - And go and pray unto me, - And I will hearken unto you;

Ezekiel 8:6

Then said he unto me, Son of man Canst thou see what they are doing, - the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, that I should go faraway from my sanctuary? Howbeit yet again, shalt thou see great abominations.

Matthew 5:25

Be making agreement with thine adversary, quickly, while thou art with him, in the way, - lest once thine adversary deliver thee up unto the judge, and the judge, unto the officer, and, into prison, thou be cast.

Matthew 7:7-8

Be asking, and it shall be given you, Be seeking, and ye shall find, - Be knocking, and it shall be opened unto you.

Matthew 25:11-12

But, afterwards, came the other virgins also, saying - Lord! Lord! open unto us!

Luke 13:25

when once the householder shall rouse himself, and lock the door, and ye begin to stand, outside, and to knock at the door, saying - Lord! open to us; and he shall answer and say unto you - I know you not, whence ye are.

John 7:33-34

Jesus, therefore, said - Yet a little time, I am, with you, and withdraw unto him that sent me:

John 8:21

He said unto them again, therefore - I, go, and ye shall seek me, - and yet, in your sin, shall ye die: Whither, I, go, ye, cannot come.

John 12:35-36

Jesus, therefore, said unto them - Yet a little while, the light, is, among you: Walk, while ye have, the light, lest, darkness, on you should lay hold; and, he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he drifteth.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I request, that there be no fainting in my tribulations in your behalf, the which is your glory; -

Hebrews 3:13

But be exhorting one another, on each successive day, - while the To-day is being named! lest any from among you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

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