Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 hopefully and expectantly for Him, to those who seek Him [inquire of and for Him and require Him by right of necessity and 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

Prayers for Lamentations 3:25

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

24 I say: The Lord is my portion,
therefore I will put my hope in Him.
25 ?TetThe Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
to the person who seeks Him.
26 It is good to wait quietly
for deliverance from the Lord.



Cross References

Isaiah 25:9

On that day it will be said,
“Look, this is our God;
we have waited for Him, and He has saved us.
This is the Lord; we have waited for Him.
Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation.”

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore the Lord is waiting to show you mercy,
and is rising up to show you compassion,
for the Lord is a just God.
All who wait patiently for Him are happy.

Genesis 49:18

I wait for Your salvation, Lord.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord;
be strong and courageous.
Wait for the Lord.

Isaiah 26:9

I long for You in the night;
yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You,
for when Your judgments are in the land,
the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

1 Chronicles 28:9

“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

So he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Asa and all Judah and Benjamin, hear me. The Lord is with you when you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you abandon Him, He will abandon you.

2 Chronicles 19:3

However, some good is found in you, for you have removed the Asherah poles from the land and have decided to seek God.”

2 Chronicles 30:19

whoever sets his whole heart on seeking God, Yahweh, the God of his ancestors, even though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary.”

2 Chronicles 31:21

He was diligent in every deed that he began in the service of God’s temple, in the instruction and the commands, in order to seek his God, and he prospered.

Psalm 22:26

The humble will eat and be satisfied;
those who seek the Lord will praise Him.
May your hearts live forever!

Psalm 25:8

The Lord is good and upright;
therefore He shows sinners the way.

Psalm 27:8

My heart says this about You,
“You are to seek My face.”
Lord, I will seek Your face.

Psalm 37:7

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;
do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,
by the man who carries out evil plans.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for the Lord and keep His way,
and He will exalt you to inherit the land.
You will watch when the wicked are destroyed.

Psalm 39:7

Now, Lord, what do I wait for?
My hope is in You.

Psalm 40:1-5

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,
and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 61:1

For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic.God, hear my cry;
pay attention to my prayer.

Psalm 61:5

God, You have heard my vows;
You have given a heritage
to those who fear Your name.

Psalm 69:32

The humble will see it and rejoice.
You who seek God, take heart!

Psalm 105:3

Honor His holy name;
let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Psalm 119:2

Happy are those who keep His decrees
and seek Him with all their heart.

Psalm 130:5-6

I wait for Yahweh; I wait
and put my hope in His word.

Isaiah 40:31

but those who trust in the Lord
will renew their strength;
they will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary;
they will walk and not faint.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
call to Him while He is near.

Isaiah 64:4

From ancient times no one has heard,
no one has listened,
no eye has seen any God except You,
who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good to wait quietly
for deliverance from the Lord.

Hosea 10:12

Sow righteousness for yourselves
and reap faithful love;
break up your unplowed ground.
It is time to seek the Lord
until He comes and sends righteousness
on you like the rain.

Micah 7:7-8

But I will look to the Lord;
I will wait for the God of my salvation.
My God will hear me.

Zephaniah 3:8

Therefore, wait for Me
this is the Lord’s declaration—
until the day I rise up for plunder.
For My decision is to gather nations,
to assemble kingdoms,
in order to pour out My indignation on them,
all My burning anger;
for the whole earth will be consumed
by the fire of My jealousy.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

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

James 5:7

Therefore, brothers, be patient until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains.

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