Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.

New American Standard Bible

How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.

King James Version

Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.

Holman Bible

How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.

International Standard Version

How blessed are your staff! And how blessed are your employees, who serve you continuously and get to listen to your wisdom!

A Conservative Version

Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, who hear thy wisdom.

Amplified

How blessed (fortunate, happy) are your men! How blessed are these your servants who stand continually before you, hearing your wisdom!

Bible in Basic English

Happy are your wives, happy are these your servants whose place is ever before you, hearing your words of wisdom.

Darby Translation

Happy are thy men! happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, who hear thy wisdom!

Julia Smith Translation

Happy thy men, happy these thy servants, standing before thee continually, hearing thy wisdom.

King James 2000

Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and that hear your wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy [are] your men and happy [are] these your servants who stand before you continually hearing your wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

Happy are your men, happy are these who are your servants, who stand always before you, and who hear your wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Happy are thy men: and happy are these thy servants, which stand ever before thee and hear thy wisdom.

NET Bible

Your attendants, who stand before you at all times and hear your wise sayings, are truly happy!

New Heart English Bible

Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, who hear your wisdom.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy, are thy wives, how happy, are these thy servants, - who do stand before thee continually, who hear thy wisdom!

Webster

Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.

World English Bible

Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, who hear your wisdom.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of thy men, O the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, who are hearing thy wisdom!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

The Visit Of The Queen Of Sheba

7 Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me; thy wisdom and prosperity exceed the fame which I heard. 8 Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom. 9 Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because Jehovah loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do justice and righteousness.


Cross References

Proverbs 8:34

Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors.

2 Chronicles 9:7-8

Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Proverbs 3:13-14

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.

Proverbs 13:20

Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise; But the companion of fools shall smart for it.

Luke 10:39-42

And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the Lord's feet, and heard his word.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Luke 11:31

The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and shall condemn them: for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

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