Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Seek the LORD, while he may be found, and call upon him while he is nigh.

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.

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 Lo, thou shalt call an unknown people: and a people that had no knowledge of thee, shall run unto thee, because of the LORD thy God, the holy one of Israel which glorifieth thee. 6 Seek the LORD, while he may be found, and call upon him while he is nigh. 7 Let the ungodly man forsake his ways and the unrighteous his imaginations, and turn again unto the LORD: so shall he be merciful unto him; and to our God, for he is ready to forgive.


Cross References

Psalm 32:6

For this shall every saint make his prayer unto thee in due season; but in the great water-floods they shall not come nigh him.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken secretly, neither in dark places of the earth. It is not for naught, that I said unto the seed of Jacob, "Seek me." I am the LORD which, when I speak, declareth the thing that is righteous and true.

Amos 5:6

Seek the LORD, that ye may live: lest the house of Joseph be burnt with fire and consumed, and lest there be none to quench Bethel.

2 Corinthians 6:1-2

We as helpers therefore exhort you, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Hebrews 2:3

how shall we escape if we despise so great salvation? Which at the first began to be preached of the Lord himself, and afterward was confirmed unto us ward, by them that heard it;

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what nation is so great that hath gods so nigh unto him as the LORD our God is nigh unto us, in all things, when we call unto him?

2 Chronicles 19:3

Neverthelater, there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast put away groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God."

Job 8:5

If thou wouldest now resort unto God betimes, and make thy humble prayer to the Almighty;

Psalm 14:2

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

Psalm 27:8

My heart hath talked of thee, seek ye my face. Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son: know God thy father and serve him with a pure heart and lust of soul. For the LORD searcheth all hearts and understandeth all the imaginations of thoughts. If thou shalt seek him, he will be found of thee: But and if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Psalm 75:1

{To the Chanter, Destroy Not, a Psalm and song of Asaph} Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks; yea, unto thee do we give thanks. Thy Name also is so nigh; and that do thy wondrous works declare.

Psalm 95:7

For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hands.

Psalm 145:18

The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, yea, all such as call upon him faithfully.

Psalm 148:14

He exalteth the horn of his people, all his saints shall praise him: the children of Israel, even the people that serveth him. Praise the everlasting! Hallelujah!

Isaiah 12:6

Cry and shout thou inhabiter of Zion, for great among you is the holy of Israel.

Isaiah 46:13

I shall bring forth my righteousness. It is not far, and my health shall not tarry long away. I will lay health in Zion, and give Israel my glory.

Isaiah 49:8

And thus sayeth the LORD: In the time appointed will I be present with thee. And in the hour of health will I help thee, and deliver thee. I will make thee a pledge for the people, so that thou shalt help up the earth again, and challenge again the scattered heritages:

Isaiah 65:24

And it shall be, that before they call, I shall answer them. While they are yet but thinking how to speak, I shall hear them.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

Ye shall cry unto me, ye shall go and call upon me, and I shall hear you.

Ezekiel 8:6

And he said furthermore unto me, "Thou son of man, seest thou what these do? Seest thou the great abominations that the house of Israel commit in this place? Which ought not to be done in my sanctuary: But turn thee about, and thou shalt see yet greater abominations."

Matthew 5:25

Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest that adversary deliver ye to the judge, and the judge deliver ye to the minister, and then 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 unto you:

Matthew 25:11-12

Afterwards came also the other virgins, saying, 'Master, master open to us.'

Luke 13:25

When the good man of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, ye shall begin to stand without, and to knock at the door saying, 'Lord, Lord, open unto us.' And he shall answer and say unto you, 'I know you not whence ye are.'

John 7:33-34

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

John 8:21

Then said Jesus again unto them, "I go my way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins. Whither I go thither can ye not come."

John 12:35-36

Then Jesus said unto them, "Yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have light, lest the darkness come on you. He that walketh in the dark, knoweth not whither he goeth.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore, I desire that ye faint not because of my tribulations which I suffer for your sakes: which is your praise.

Hebrews 3:13

but exhort one another daily, while it is called today, lest any of you wax hard hearted through the deceitfulness of sin.

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