Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 shall call a nation that you know not, and nations that knew not you shall run unto you because of the LORD your God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he has glorified you. 6 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you upon him while he is near: 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

For this shall every one that is godly pray unto you in a time when you may be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto him.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the descendants of Jacob, Seek me in vain: I the LORD speak righteousness, I declare things that are right.

Amos 5:6

Seek the LORD, and you shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Hebrews 2:3

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what nation is there so great, that has God so near unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the idol poles out of the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.

Job 8:5

If you would seek unto God early, and make your supplication to the Almighty;

Psalm 14:2

The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

Psalm 27:8

When you said, Seek my face; my heart said unto you, your face, LORD, will I seek.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

Psalm 75:1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A Psalm or Song of Asaph.] Unto you, O God, do we give thanks, unto you do we give thanks: for that your name is near, your wondrous works declare.

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 will hear his voice,

Psalm 145:18

The LORD is near unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

Psalm 148:14

He also exalts the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise you the LORD.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of you.

Isaiah 46:13

I bring near my righteousness: it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus says the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard you, and in a day of salvation have I helped you: and I will preserve you, and give you for a covenant to the people, to establish the earth, to cause them to inherit the desolate heritages;

Isaiah 65:24

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

Then shall you call upon me, and you shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Ezekiel 8:6

He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, see you what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel commits here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn you yet again, and you shall see greater abominations.

Matthew 5:25

Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.

Matthew 7:7-8

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Matthew 25:11-12

Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.

Luke 13:25

When once the Master of the house is risen up, and has shut the door, and you begin to stand outside, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know not where you come from:

John 7:33-34

Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go unto him that sent me.

John 8:21

Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and you shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: where I go, you cannot come.

John 12:35-36

Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walks in darkness knows not where he goes.

Ephesians 3:13

Therefore I desire that you faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Hebrews 3:13

But exhort one another daily, while it is called Today; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

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