Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 confessed my sin to You, and my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, I will confess my transgression to Jehovah; and You forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 6 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. 7 You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall circle me with songs of deliverance. Selah.


Cross References

Isaiah 55:6

Seek Jehovah while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.

Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned; nor shall the flame kindle on you.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep at the noise of Your waterfalls; all Your waves and Your billows have gone over me.

2 Corinthians 6:2

(For He says, "In an acceptable time I heard you, and in a day of salvation, I helped you;" Behold, now is the accepted time. Behold, now is the day of salvation.)

Genesis 7:17-22

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

Psalm 4:3

But know that Jehovah has set apart the godly for Himself. Jehovah hears when I call to Him.

Psalm 34:2-5

My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah; the humble shall hear and be glad.

Psalm 40:3

And He has put a new song in my mouth, praise to our God; many shall see it and fear, and shall trust in Jehovah.

Psalm 51:12-13

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.

Psalm 69:1-2

To the Chief Musician. Concerning the Lilies. A Psalm of David. Save me, O God! for the waters have come in on my soul.

Psalm 69:13-15

But as for me, my prayer is to You, O Jehovah, in a pleasing time; O God, in the multitude of Your mercy hear me, in the truth of Your salvation.

Psalm 124:4-5

then the waters would have flowed over us, the stream would have gone over our soul;

Psalm 144:7

Send Your hand from above; rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of a foreigner's sons;

Proverbs 1:28

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

Isaiah 49:8

So says Jehovah, in a favorable time I replied to You, and in a day of salvation I have helped You; and I will preserve You, and give You for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause them to inherit the wasted inheritances;

Matthew 7:24-27

Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on a rock.

Luke 19:42-44

saying, If you had known, even you, even at least in this day of yours, the things for your peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

John 7:34

You shall seek Me and shall not find Me. And where I am, you cannot come.

2 Corinthians 1:4

He comforting us in all our trouble, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in every trouble, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that you were grieved, but that you grieved to repentance. For you were grieved according to God, so that you might suffer loss by nothing in us.

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering, as a pattern to those being about to believe on Him to life everlasting.

Titus 2:12

teaching us that having denied ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live discreetly, righteously and godly, in this present world,

Revelation 12:15-16

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

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