Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 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.

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 The LORD is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him. 25 The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him. 26 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 25:9

And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of justice: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Genesis 49:18

I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired you in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek you early: for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, {} Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The LORD is with you, while you are with him; and if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the idol poles out of the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.

2 Chronicles 30:19

That prepares his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though he is not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary.

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Psalm 22:26

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live forever.

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 27:8

When you said, Seek my face; my heart said unto you, your face, LORD, will I seek.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 37:34

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt you to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Psalm 39:7

And now, Lord, what do I wait for? my hope is in you.

Psalm 40:1-5

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 61:1

[To the Chief Musician upon neginah, a Psalm of David.] Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Psalm 61:5

For you, O God, have heard my vows: you have given me the heritage of those that fear your name.

Psalm 69:32

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your hearts shall live that seek God.

Psalm 105:3

Glory in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Psalm 119:2

Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

Psalm 130:5-6

I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope.

Isaiah 40:31

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you upon him while he is near:

Isaiah 64:4

For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen, O God, besides you, what he has prepared for him that waits for him.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.

Micah 7:7-8

Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.

Zephaniah 3:8

Therefore wait upon me, says the LORD, until the day that I rise up for plunder: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them my indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivered us from the wrath to come.

James 5:7

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain.

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