Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You,
“Your face, O Lord, I shall seek.”

King James Version

When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

Holman Bible

My heart says this about You,
“You are to seek My face.”
Lord, I will seek Your face.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

My heart said to thee, I have sought thy face. O LORD, I will seek thy face.

American Standard Version

When thou saidst , Seek ye my face; My heart said unto thee, Thy face, Jehovah, will I seek.

Amplified


When You said, “Seek My face [in prayer, require My presence as your greatest need],” my heart said to You,
“Your face, O Lord, I will seek [on the authority of Your word].”

Bible in Basic English

When you said, Make search for my face, my heart said to you, For your face will I make my search.

Darby Translation

My heart said for thee, Seek ye my face. Thy face, O Jehovah, will I seek.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

On your behalf my heart says, "Seek my face." Your face, O Yahweh, I do seek.

Modern King James verseion

My heart says to You, Seek my face; Your face, O Jehovah, I will seek;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

My heart tells me to pray to you, and I do pray to you, O Lord.

New Heart English Bible

When you said, "Seek my face," my heart said to you, "I will seek your face, LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

To thee, said my heart - When thou saidst Seek ye my face - Thy face, O Yahweh, will I seek!

Webster

When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said to thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

World English Bible

When you said, "Seek my face," my heart said to you, "I will seek your face, Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

To Thee said my heart 'They sought my face, Thy face, O Jehovah, I seek.'

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

My Stronghold

7 Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice,
And be gracious to me and answer me.
8 When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You,
“Your face, O Lord, I shall seek.”
9 Do not hide Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
O God of my salvation!


Cross References

Psalm 105:4

Seek the Lord and His strength;
Seek His face continually.

Psalm 24:6

This is the generation of those who seek Him,
Who seek Your face—even Jacob. Selah.

Psalm 63:1-2

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly;
My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You,
In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm 119:58

I sought Your favor with all my heart;
Be gracious to me according to Your word.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret,
In some dark land;
I did not say to the offspring of Jacob,
Seek Me in a waste place’;
I, the Lord, speak righteousness,
Declaring things that are upright.

Isaiah 55:6-7

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

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Hosea 5:15

I will go away and return to My place
Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face;
In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

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