Parallel Verses

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!

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.

American Standard Version

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

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 and I gave no credence to the words till that I have come, and my eyes see, and lo, it was not declared to me -- the half; thou hast added wisdom and goodness unto the report that I heard. 8 O the happiness of thy men, O the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, who are hearing thy wisdom! 9 Jehovah thy God is blessed who delighted in thee, to put thee on the throne of Israel; in Jehovah's loving Israel to the age He doth set thee for king, to do judgment and righteousness.


Cross References

Proverbs 8:34

O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.

2 Chronicles 9:7-8

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

Proverbs 3:13-14

O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die.

Proverbs 13:20

Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.

Luke 10:39-42

and she had also a sister, called Mary, who also, having seated herself beside the feet of Jesus, was hearing the word,

Luke 11:28

And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping it!'

Luke 11:31

'A queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and shall condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and lo, greater than Solomon here!

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