Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 will make known to thee my sin, and mine iniquity I hid not I said, I will confess upon my transgression to Jehovah; and thou didst take away the iniquity of my sin. Silence. 6 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. 7 Thou a covering to me, from straits thou wilt watch me; thou wilt surround me with rejoicings of deliverance. Silence.


Cross References

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye Jehovah in his being found, and call him in his being near.

Isaiah 43:2

When thou shalt pass through the waters, I with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou shalt go through fire thou shalt not be burnt, and the flame shall not consume thee.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calling to deep at the voice of thy cataracts: all thy breakers and thy waves passed over me.

2 Corinthians 6:2

(For he says, In an acceptable time I listened to thee, and in the day of salvation have I run to succor thee: behold, now the acceptable time; behold; now the day of salvation.)

Genesis 7:17-22

And the flood shall be forty days upon the earth, and the waters shall multiply, and shall take up the ark, and it shall be lifted up from above the earth.

Psalm 4:3

And know ye that Jehovah separated the kind one to himself: Jehovah will hear in my calling to him.

Psalm 34:2-5

in Jehovah my soul shall glory, the humble shall hear and rejoice.

Psalm 40:3

And he will give a new song in my mouth, praise to our God: many shall see and fear, and they shall trust in Jehovah.

Psalm 51:12-13

Turn back to me the joy of thy salvation, and thy willing spirit shall uphold me.

Psalm 69:1-2

To the overseer upon the lilies; to David. Save me, O God, for the waters came even to the soul.

Psalm 69:13-15

And I, my prayer is to thee, O Jehovah, a time of acceptance: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy answer me, in the truth of thy salvation.

Psalm 124:4-5

Then the waters overflowed us, the torrent passed over our soul:

Psalm 144:7

Send thy hands from height; snatch me away, and deliver me from many waters, from the hand of the sons of the stranger;

Proverbs 1:28

Then they shall call upon me, and I will not answer; they shall seek me, and shall not find me;

Isaiah 49:8

Thus said Jehovah, In a time of acceptance I answered thee, and in the day of salvation I helped thee: and I will guard thee, and I will give thee for a covenant of the people to cause the earth to stand, to cause to inherit the inheritance of desolations,

Matthew 7:24-27

Therefore, every one which hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a discerning man which built his house upon the rock.

Luke 19:42-44

Saying, That if thou knewest, also thou, and also in this thy day, the things for thy peace! and now have they been hid from thine eyes.

John 7:34

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

2 Corinthians 1:4

Who comforting us upon all our pressure, that we may be able to comfort them in every pressure, by the comfort by which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that ye were grieved, but that ye were grieved to repentance: for ye were grieved according to God, that ye be injured in nothing by us.

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this was I commiserated, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a model to them about to believe on him to eternal life.

Titus 2:12

Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and eager worldly desires, we should live discreetly, and justly, and religiously, in the time now;

Revelation 12:15-16

And the serpent cast after the woman water out of his mouth as a river, that he might make her torn away by a river.

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