Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found;
Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.

International Standard Version

Therefore every godly person should pray to you at such a time. Surely a flood of great waters will not reach him.

A Conservative Version

For this let everyone who is devout pray to thee in a time when thou may be found. Surely when the great waters overflow they shall not reach to him.

American Standard Version

For this let every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: Surely when the great waters overflow they shall not reach unto him.

Amplified


Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You [for forgiveness] in a time when You [are near and] may be found;
Surely when the great waters [of trial and distressing times] overflow they will not reach [the spirit in] him.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause let every saint make his prayer to you at a time when you are near: then the overflowing of the great waters will not overtake him.

Darby Translation

For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee at a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they will not reach him.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore let all [the] faithful pray to you at [the] time [for] finding [you]. Surely at [the] flood of many waters they will not reach him.

Modern King James verseion

For this let every godly one pray to You, in a time when You may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

NET Bible

For this reason every one of your faithful followers should pray to you while there is a window of opportunity. Certainly when the surging water rises, it will not reach them.

New Heart English Bible

For this, let everyone who is godly pray to you in a time when you may be found. Surely when the great waters overflow, they shall not reach to him.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, will every man of lovingkindness pray unto thee, in time to obtain, - Surely, in the overflow of many waters, unto him, shall they not reach.

Webster

For this shall every one that is godly pray to thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh to him.

World English Bible

For this, let everyone who is godly pray to you in a time when you may be found. Surely when the great waters overflow, they shall not reach to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

For this doth every saintly one pray to Thee, As the time to find. Surely at an overflowing of many waters, Unto him they come not.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 32:6

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Joy Of Forgiveness

5 I acknowledged my sin to You,
And my iniquity I did not hide;
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”;
And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
6 Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found;
Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
7 You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble;
You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.


Cross References

Isaiah 55:6

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

Isaiah 43:2

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they will not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched,
Nor will the flame burn you.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls;
All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.

2 Corinthians 6:2

for He says,
At the acceptable time I listened to you,
And on the day of salvation I helped you.”
Behold, now is “the acceptable time,” behold, now is “the day of salvation”—

Genesis 7:17-22

Then the flood came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.

Psalm 4:3

But know that the Lord has set apart the godly man for Himself;
The Lord hears when I call to Him.

Psalm 34:2-5

My soul will make its boast in the Lord;
The humble will hear it and rejoice.

Psalm 40:3

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;
Many will see and fear
And will trust in the Lord.

Psalm 51:12-13

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation
And sustain me with a willing spirit.

Psalm 69:1-2

For the choir director; according to Shoshannim. A Psalm of David.
Save me, O God,
For the waters have threatened my life.

Psalm 69:13-15

But as for me, my prayer is to You, O Lord, at an acceptable time;
O God, in the greatness of Your lovingkindness,
Answer me with Your saving truth.

Psalm 124:4-5

Then the waters would have engulfed us,
The stream would have swept over our soul;

Psalm 144:7

Stretch forth Your hand from on high;
Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters,
Out of the hand of aliens

Proverbs 1:28

“Then they will call on me, but I will not answer;
They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

Isaiah 49:8

Thus says the Lord,
“In a favorable time I have answered You,
And in a day of salvation I have helped You;
And I will keep You and give You for a covenant of the people,
To restore the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritages;

Matthew 7:24-27

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Luke 19:42-44

saying, “If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.

John 7:34

You will seek Me, and will not find Me; and where I am, you cannot come.”

2 Corinthians 1:4

who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.

1 Timothy 1:16

Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

Titus 2:12

instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,

Revelation 12:15-16

And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.

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