Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
call to 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:

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 so you will summon a nation you do not know,
and nations who do not know you will run to you.
For the Lord your God,
even the Holy One of Israel,
has glorified you.”
6 Seek the Lord while He may be found;
call to Him while He is near.
7 Let the wicked one abandon his way
and the sinful one his thoughts;
let him return to the Lord,
so He may have compassion on him,
and to our God, for He will freely forgive.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret,
somewhere in a land of darkness.
I did not say to the descendants of Jacob:
Seek Me in a wasteland.
I, Yahweh, speak truthfully;
I say what is right.

Amos 5:6

Seek Yahweh and live,
or He will spread like fire
throughout the house of Joseph;
it will consume everything,
with no one at Bethel to extinguish it.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

Working together with Him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive God’s grace in vain.”

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first spoken by the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him.

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there that has a god near to it as the Lord our God is to us whenever we call to Him?

2 Chronicles 19:3

However, some good is found in you, for you have removed the Asherah poles from the land and have decided to seek God.”

Job 8:5

But if you earnestly seek God
and ask the Almighty for mercy,

Psalm 14:2

The Lord looks down from heaven on the human race
to see if there is one who is wise,
one who seeks God.

Psalm 27:8

My heart says this about You,
“You are to seek My face.”
Lord, I will seek Your face.

1 Chronicles 28:9

“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Psalm 75:1

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A psalm of Asaph. A song.We give thanks to You, God;
we give thanks to You, for Your name is near.
People tell about Your wonderful works.

Psalm 95:7

For He is our God,
and we are the people of His pasture,
the sheep under His care.Today, if you hear His voice:

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near all who call out to Him,
all who call out to Him with integrity.

Psalm 148:14

He has raised up a horn for His people,
resulting in praise to all His godly ones,
to the Israelites, the people close to Him.
Hallelujah!

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out and sing, citizen of Zion,
for the Holy One of Israel is among you
in His greatness.”

Isaiah 46:13

I am bringing My justice near;
it is not far away,
and My salvation will not delay.
I will put salvation in Zion,
My splendor in Israel.

Isaiah 49:8

This is what the Lord says:I will answer you in a time of favor,
and I will help you in the day of salvation.
I will keep you, and I will appoint you
to be a covenant for the people,
to restore the land,
to make them possess the desolate inheritances,

Isaiah 65:24

Even before they call, I will answer;
while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Ezekiel 8:6

He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what they are doing here, more detestable things that the house of Israel is committing, so that I must depart from My sanctuary? You will see even more detestable things.”

Matthew 5:25

Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.

Matthew 7:7-8

“Keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 25:11-12

“Later the rest of the virgins also came and said, ‘Master, master, open up for us!’

Luke 13:25

once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’

John 7:33-34

Then Jesus said, “I am only with you for a short time. Then I’m going to the One who sent Me.

John 8:21

Then He said to them again, “I’m going away; you will look for Me, and you will die in your sin. Where I’m going, you cannot come.”

John 12:35-36

Jesus answered, “The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn’t overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn’t know where he’s going.

Ephesians 3:13

So then I ask you not to be discouraged over my afflictions on your behalf, for they are your glory.

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today, so that none of you is hardened by sin’s deception.

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