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1 Chronicles 16:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Seek ye Jehovah and his strength; Seek his face evermore.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Seek Jehovah and his strength, Seek his face continually;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Search out Yahweh, and his power, Seek diligently his face, at all times.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Seek ye Jehovah and His strength, Seek His face continually.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Seek ye the Lord, and his power: seek ye his face evermore.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Seeke the LORD, and his strength, seeke his face continually.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Seek the Lord and be strong, seek his face continually.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Seek Yahweh and his strength, seek his face continually.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Seek 1875
{1875} Prime
דּרשׁ
darash
{daw-rash'}
A primitive root; properly to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication to seek or ask; specifically to worship.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and his strength, 5797
{5797} Prime
עֹז
`oz
{oze}
From H5810; strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise).
seek 1245
{1245} Prime
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8761
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
his face 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
continually. 8548
{8548} Prime
תָּמִיד
tamiyd
{taw-meed'}
From an unused root meaning to stretch; properly continuance (as indefinite extension); but used only (attributively as adjective) constant (or adverbially constantly); elliptically the regular (daily) sacrifice.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 16:7-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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. ... Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

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

seek his:

Psalms 4:6 [There be] many that say, Who will shew us [any] good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
Psalms 27:8-9 [When thou saidst], Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek. ... Hide not thy face [far] from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Psalms 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.
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2Ch 6:41. Ps 4:6; 27:8; 67:1; 68:35; 78:61. Am 5:6. Zp 2:2.

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