Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call 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.

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 "Look! You will call a nation that you do not know, and a nation that does not know you 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 person his thoughts. Let him return to the LORD, So he'll have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he'll pardon abundantly.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

Therefore every godly person should pray to you at such a time. Surely a flood of great waters will not reach him.

Isaiah 45:19

I didn't speak in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I didn't say to Jacob's descendants, "Seek me in chaos.' I, the LORD, speak truth, declaring what is right.

Amos 5:6

"Seek the LORD and live! Otherwise, he may break out like a fire in the house of Joseph and devour Bethel, and there will be no one to extinguish it.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation has a god so near like the LORD our God whenever we call on him?

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."

Job 8:5

If you seek God, if you ask the Almighty for mercy,

Psalm 14:2

The LORD looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.

Psalm 27:8

My mind recalls your word, "Seek my face," so your face, LORD, I will seek.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.

Psalm 75:1

We praise you, God! We praise you your presence draws near as we declare your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 95:7

For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and the flock in his care. If only you would listen to his voice today,

Psalm 145:18

The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely.

Psalm 148:14

He has raised up a source of strength for his people, an object of praise for all of his holy ones, that is, for the people of Israel who are near him. Hallelujah!

Isaiah 12:6

Shout aloud, and sing for joy, you who live in Zion, because great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 46:13

My righteousness is brought near and it's not far off, and my salvation won't delay. I'll grant salvation in Zion, and to Israel, my glory."

Isaiah 49:8

"This what the LORD says: "I'll answer you in a time of favor, and on a day of salvation I'll help you. I have watched over you, and given you as a covenant for the people, to restore the land, to reassign the inheritances that have been devastated;

Isaiah 65:24

Before they call, I will answer, while they are still speaking, I'll hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

When you call out to me and come and pray to me, I'll hear you.

Ezekiel 8:6

Then the Spirit told me, "Son of Man, don't you see what they're doing? The house of Israel practices awful, detestable things here, so I'm going far away from my sanctuary. But you're about to see things even more detestable than these."

Matthew 5:25

Come to terms quickly with your opponent while you are on the way to court, or your opponent may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, 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 for you.

Matthew 25:11-12

Later, the other bridesmaids arrived and said, "Lord, lord, open up for us!'

Luke 13:25

After the homeowner gets up and closes the door, you can stand outside, knock on the door, and say again and again, "Lord, open the door for us!' But he will answer you, "I don't know where you come from.'

John 7:33-34

Then Jesus said, "I'll be with you only a little while longer, and then I'm going back to the one who sent me.

John 8:21

Later on, he told them again, "I'm going away, and you'll look for me, but you will die in your sin. You cannot come where I'm going."

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going.

Ephesians 3:13

So then, I ask you not to become discouraged because of my troubles on your behalf, which work toward your glory.

Hebrews 3:13

Instead, continue to encourage one another every day, as long as it is called "Today," so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin,

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