Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If you would seek God And implore the compassion of the Almighty,

King James Version

If thou wouldest seek unto God betimes, and make thy supplication to the Almighty;

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

if thou would seek diligently to God, and make thy supplication to the Almighty,

American Standard Version

If thou wouldest seek diligently unto God, And make thy supplication to the Almighty;

Amplified

If you will seek God diligently and make your supplication to the Almighty,

Bible in Basic English

If you will make search for God with care, and put your request before the Ruler of all;

Darby Translation

If thou seek earnestly unto God, and make thy supplication to the Almighty,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if thou would seek God early and make thy supplication to the Almighty,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you yourself would seek God, then you would plead to Shaddai for grace.

Modern King James verseion

if you would seek earnestly to God and make your prayer to the Almighty;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

But if you will look to God, and make your supplication to the Almighty,

New Heart English Bible

If you want to seek God diligently, make your supplication to Shaddai.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet, if, thou thyself, wilt diligently seek unto GOD, - and, unto the Almighty, wilt make supplication;

Webster

If thou wouldst seek to God betimes, and make thy supplication to the Almighty;

World English Bible

If you want to seek God diligently, make your supplication to the Almighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

If thou dost seek early unto God, And unto the Mighty makest supplication,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If thou wouldest seek
שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

References

Easton

Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

4 "If your sons sinned against Him, Then He delivered them into the power of their transgression. 5 "If you would seek God And implore the compassion of the Almighty, 6 If you are pure and upright, Surely now He would rouse Himself for you And restore your righteous estate.


Cross References

Job 11:13

"If you would direct your heart right And spread out your hand to Him,

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Job 5:8

"But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God;

Job 22:21-30

"Yield now and be at peace with Him; Thereby good will come to you.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Hebrews 3:7-8

Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says, "TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE,

James 4:7-10

Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

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