Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Happy are your men! Happy 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!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are thy men, blessed are these thy slaves, who stand continually before thee and that 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 But I didn’t believe the reports until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, I was not even told half. Your wisdom and prosperity far exceed the report I heard. 8 How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom. 9 May Yahweh your God be praised! He delighted in you and put you on the throne of Israel, because of the Lord’s eternal love for Israel. He has made you king to carry out justice and righteousness.”


Cross References

Proverbs 8:34

Anyone who listens to me is happy,
watching at my doors every day,
waiting by the posts of my doorway.

2 Chronicles 9:7-8

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

Proverbs 3:13-14

Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding,

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many,
but fools die for lack of sense.

Proverbs 13:20

The one who walks with the wise will become wise,
but a companion of fools will suffer harm.

Luke 10:39-42

She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet and was listening to what He said.

Luke 11:28

He said, “Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”

Luke 11:31

The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and look—something greater than Solomon is here!

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