1 Chronicles 16:11
New International Version
Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.

New Living Translation
Search for the LORD and for his strength; continually seek him.

English Standard Version
Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Berean Study Bible
Seek out the LORD and His strength; seek His face always.

King James Bible
Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

New King James Version
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face evermore!

New American Standard Bible
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

NASB 1995
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

NASB 1977
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Amplified Bible
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually [longing to be in His presence].

Christian Standard Bible
Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Search for the LORD and for His strength; seek His face always.

American Standard Version
Seek ye Jehovah and his strength; Seek his face evermore.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Seek LORD JEHOVAH and his strength! Pray before him constantly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Seek the Lord and be strong, seek his face continually.

Contemporary English Version
Trust the LORD and his mighty power. Worship him always.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Seek ye the Lord, and his power: seek ye his face evermore.

English Revised Version
Seek ye the LORD and his strength; seek his face evermore.

Good News Translation
Go to the LORD for help, and worship him continually.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Search for the LORD and his strength. Always seek his presence.

International Standard Version
Seek the LORD and his strength. Always look to him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Seek ye the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Literal Standard Version
Seek YHWH and His strength, "" Seek His face continually.

NET Bible
Seek the LORD and the strength he gives! Seek his presence continually!

New Heart English Bible
Seek the LORD and his strength. Seek his face forever more.

World English Bible
Seek Yahweh and his strength. Seek his face forever more.

Young's Literal Translation
Seek ye Jehovah and His strength, Seek His face continually.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
10Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. 11Seek out the LORD and His strength; seek His face always. 12Remember the wonders He has done, His marvels, and the judgments He has pronounced,…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:10
Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice.

Psalm 24:6
Such is the generation of those who seek Him, who seek Your face, O God of Jacob. Selah


Treasury of Scripture

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

Seek

Amos 5:6
Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

Zephaniah 2:2,3
Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD come upon you, before the day of the LORD'S anger come upon you…

his strength

2 Chronicles 6:41
Now therefore arise, O LORD God, into thy resting place, thou, and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness.

Psalm 68:35
O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

Psalm 78:61
And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.

seek his

Psalm 4:6
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Psalm 27:8,9
When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek…

Psalm 67:1
To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song. God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.









(11) And his strength.--Comp. Exodus 15:2, Isaiah 26:4 : "Jah, Jehovah is a rock of ages" (Heb.).

His face.--His presence, especially in the sanctuary. True devotion is the secret of moral strength.

Verses 11-14. - The call to thanksgiving and to the praise of adoration is nosy in these verses suceeded by an earnest admonition to practical seeking of the Lord, and mindful obedience to him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Seek out
דִּרְשׁ֤וּ (dir·šū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and His strength;
וְעֻזּ֔וֹ (wə·‘uz·zōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5797: Strength, might

seek
בַּקְּשׁ֥וּ (baq·qə·šū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

His face
פָנָ֖יו (p̄ā·nāw)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

always.
תָּמִֽיד׃ (tā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice


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