Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the person who seeks Him.

King James Version

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Holman Bible

?TetThe Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
to the person who seeks Him.

International Standard Version

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the person who searches for him.

A Conservative Version

LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Amplified


The Lord is good to those who wait [confidently] for Him,
To those who seek Him [on the authority of God’s word].

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is good to those who are waiting for him, to the soul which is looking for him.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Teth The LORD is good unto those that wait in him, to the soul that seeks him.

Julia Smith Translation

Good Jehovah to those waiting for him, to the soul that will seek him.

King James 2000

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh is good to those who wait on him, to the person that seeks him.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Tet} O how good is the LORD unto them that put their trust in him, and to the soul that seeketh after him?

NET Bible

(Tet) The Lord is good to those who trust in him, to the one who seeks him.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

The Emphasized Bible

Good is Yahweh, to them who wait for him, to the soul that will seek him;

Webster

The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

World English Bible

Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Good is Jehovah to those waiting for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

for him, to the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

Devotionals

Devotionals about Lamentations 3:25

References

Images Lamentations 3:25

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

24 "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "Therefore I have hope in Him." 25 The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the person who seeks Him.
26 It is good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 25:9

And it will be said in that day, "Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation."

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you For the LORD is a God of justice; How blessed are all those who long for Him.

Genesis 49:18

"For Your salvation I wait, O LORD.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 19:3

"But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God."

2 Chronicles 30:19

everyone who prepares his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary."

2 Chronicles 31:21

Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered.

Psalm 22:26

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever!

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is the LORD; Therefore He instructs sinners in the way.

Psalm 27:8

When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Psalm 39:7

"And now, Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You.

Psalm 40:1-5

I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.

Psalm 61:1

Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

Psalm 61:5

For You have heard my vows, O God; You have given me the inheritance of those who fear Your name.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive.

Psalm 105:3

Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.

Psalm 119:2

How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, Who seek Him with all their heart.

Psalm 130:5-6

I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.

Isaiah 40:31

Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Isaiah 64:4

For from days of old they have not heard or perceived by ear, Nor has the eye seen a God besides You, Who acts in behalf of the one who waits for Him.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD.

Hosea 10:12

Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.

Micah 7:7-8

But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation My God will hear me.

Zephaniah 3:8

"Therefore wait for Me," declares the LORD, "For the day when I rise up as a witness Indeed, My decision is to gather nations, To assemble kingdoms, To pour out on them My indignation, All My burning anger; For all the earth will be devoured By the fire of My zeal.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.

James 5:7

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.

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