Parallel Verses

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.

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

For this [forgiveness] let everyone who is godly pray -- "pray to You in a time when You may be found; surely when the great waters [of trial] overflow, they shall 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this shall every one that is merciful pray unto thee in the time when thou may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto 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 unto thee, and mine iniquity I covered not; I said, I will confess my transgressions unto Jehovah, and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 6 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. 7 Thou art a hiding-place for me; thou preservest me from trouble; thou dost encompass me with songs of deliverance. Selah.


Cross References

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Isaiah 43:2

When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee; when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy cataracts; all thy breakers and thy billows are gone over me.

2 Corinthians 6:2

(for he says, I have listened to thee in an accepted time, and I have helped thee in a day of salvation: behold, now is the well-accepted time; behold, now the day of salvation:)

Genesis 7:17-22

And the flood was forty days on the earth. And the waters increased, and bore up the ark; and it was lifted up above the earth.

Psalm 4:3

But know that Jehovah hath set apart the pious man for himself: Jehovah will hear when I call unto him.

Psalm 34:2-5

My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah: the meek shall hear, and rejoice.

Psalm 40:3

And he hath put a new song in my mouth, praise unto our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall confide in Jehovah.

Psalm 51:12-13

Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and let a willing spirit sustain me.

Psalm 69:1-2

{To the chief Musician. Upon Shoshannim. A Psalm of David.} Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.

Psalm 69:13-15

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy loving-kindness answer me, according to the truth of thy salvation:

Psalm 124:4-5

Then the waters had overwhelmed us, a torrent had gone over our soul;

Psalm 144:7

Stretch out thy hands from above; rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of aliens,

Proverbs 1:28

then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus saith Jehovah: In a time of acceptance have I answered thee, and in the day of salvation have I helped thee; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the land, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

Matthew 7:24-27

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Luke 19:42-44

saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, even at least in this thy day, the things that are for thy peace: but now they are hid from thine eyes;

John 7:34

Ye shall seek me and shall not find me, and where I am ye cannot come.

2 Corinthians 1:4

who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that ye have been grieved, but that ye have been grieved to repentance; for ye have been grieved according to God, that in nothing ye might be injured by us.

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this reason mercy was shewn me, that in me, the first, Jesus Christ might display the whole long-suffering, for a delineation of those about to believe on him to life eternal.

Titus 2:12

teaching us that, having denied impiety and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, and justly, and piously in the present course of things,

Revelation 12:15-16

And the serpent cast out of his mouth behind the woman water as a river, that he might make her be as one carried away by a river.

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