Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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, nations thou shalt not know; thou shalt call, and nations that knew thee not shall run to thee, for sake of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he honored thee. 6 Seek ye Jehovah in his being found, and call him in his being near. 7 The unjust one shall forsake his way, and the man of vanity his purposes, and turn back to Jehovah, and he will pity him, and to our God, for he will multiply to forgive.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

For this all the godly shall pray to thee for the time of finding: only for the inundation of many waters they shall not draw near to him.

Isaiah 45:19

I spake not in secret in a dark place of the earth: I said not to the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I Jehovah speak justice, announcing straightnesses.

Amos 5:6

Seek ye Jehovah and live, lest he shall break through the house of Joseph as fire, and devour, and none quenching to the house of God.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

And working together, we also beseech, lest also ye receive the grace of God in vain.

Hebrews 2:3

How shall we escape, having neglected such great salvation; which at the beginning taken to be spoken by the Lord, by them having heard was made firm to us;

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation to whom God being near to it as Jehovah our God in all our calling to him?

2 Chronicles 19:3

But good words were found with thee, for thou didst burn the images from the land, and didst prepare heart to seek God.

Job 8:5

If thou shalt seek to God, if thou shalt make supplication to him;

Psalm 14:2

Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the sons of men, to see is there he understanding, seeking God.

Psalm 27:8

My heart said to thee, Seek .ye my face; thy face, O Jehovah, I will seek.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, O Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing soul: for Jehovah searched all hearts, and he understands every formation of the thoughts: if thou shalt seek him he will be found to thee, and if thou wilt forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Psalm 75:1

:To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy: chanting to Asaph a song. We confessed to thee, O God, we confessed: and thy name is near, thy wonders recounted.

Psalm 95:7

For he is our God, and we the people of his feeding and the sheep of his hand. This day if ye will, hear to his voice.

Psalm 145:18

Jehovah is near to all calling upon him, to all who shall call upon him in truth.

Psalm 148:14

And he will lift up the horn to his people, praise to all his godly ones; to the sons of Israel a people drawing near to him. Praise ye Jah.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out and shout for joy thou inhabitress of Zion, for great in the midst of thee the Holy One of Isarel.

Isaiah 46:13

I brought near my justice; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not delay: and I gave salvation in Zion for Israel my beauty.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus said Jehovah, In a time of acceptance I answered thee, and in the day of salvation I helped thee: and I will guard thee, and I will give thee for a covenant of the people to cause the earth to stand, to cause to inherit the inheritance of desolations,

Isaiah 65:24

And it was before they shall call, I will answer; they yet speaking, and I will hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

And ye called me, and went and prayed to me, and I heard to you.

Ezekiel 8:6

And he said to me, Son of man, west thou what they are doing, the great abominations which the house of Israel are doing here, to go far off from my holy place? And thou shalt yet turn back, thou shalt see great abominations.

Matthew 5:25

Be kindly disposed to thy opponent quickly, while thou art in the way with him, lest thy opponent should deliver thee to the judge, and the judge should deliver thee to the assistant, and thou be cast into prison.

Matthew 7:7-8

Ask, and it shall be given you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.

Matthew 25:11-12

And afterwards came also the rest of the virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.

Luke 13:25

From the time when the master of the house should rise up, and shut the door, and ye begin to stand without, and knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us: and having answered, he will say to you, I know not whence ye are:

John 7:33-34

Then said Jesus to them, Yet a little time am I with you, and I retire to him having sent me.

John 8:21

Then said Jesus again to them, I retire, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: where I retire, ye cannot come.

John 12:35-36

Then said Jesus to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have light, lest darkness overtake you: and he walking in darkness knows not where he retires.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I desire not to lose courage in my pressures for you, which is your glory.

Hebrews 3:13

But beseech one another according to each day, as far as the day is called; lest any of you be hardened by deceit of sin.

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