Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 "Yahweh is my portion," says my soul, "Thus I will hope on him." 25 Yahweh is good to those who wait on him, to the person that seeks him. 26 [It is] good to wait in silence for the salvation of Yahweh.



Cross References

Isaiah 25:9

And one will say, on that day, "Look! This [is] our God! We have waited for him and he saved us! This [is] Yahweh; we waited for him! Let us be glad, and let us rejoice in his salvation."

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore Yahweh waits to be gracious [to] you, and therefore he will rise up to show you mercy, for Yahweh [is] a God of justice; blessed [are] all those who wait for him.

Genesis 49:18

I wait for your salvation, O Yahweh.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Yahweh. Be strong and let your heart show strength, and wait for Yahweh.

Isaiah 26:9

I desire you [with all] my soul in the night; also I seek you [with] my spirit within me, for when your judgments [are] {upon} the earth, [the] inhabitants of [the] world learn righteousness.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and a willing mind, for Yahweh searches all hearts and understands every plan and [all] thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you abandon him, he will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out before Asa and said to him, "Hear me, O Asa and all of Judah and Benjamin! Yahweh [is] with you while you are with him. And if you will seek him he will be found by you. But if you forsake him he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless some good things have been found in regard to you, for you burned the Asherahs out of the land and set your heart to seek God."

2 Chronicles 30:19

everyone whose heart is set to seek God, Yahweh the God of his ancestors, though not according to the cleansing for the sanctuary."

2 Chronicles 31:21

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

Psalm 22:26

[The] afflicted will eat and will be satisfied. Those who seek him will praise Yahweh. May your heart live forever.

Psalm 25:8

Good and right [is] Yahweh; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.

Psalm 27:8

On your behalf my heart says, "Seek my face." Your face, O Yahweh, I do seek.

Psalm 37:7

Be quiet before Yahweh and wait for him. Do not fret about one who succeeds [in] his way, about a man making plots.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Yahweh and keep his way, and he will exalt you to possess [the] land. When [the] wicked are cut off, you will see [it].

Psalm 39:7

And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is for you.

Psalm 40:1-5

I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 61:1

Hear, O God, my cry; attend to my prayer.

Psalm 61:5

For you, O God, you have heard my vows. You have given [me] the heritage of those who fear your name.

Psalm 69:32

[The] afflicted will see [and] rejoice. O God seekers, let your heart revive,

Psalm 105:3

Boast about his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Psalm 119:2

Blessed [are] those who keep his testimonies; they seek him with a whole heart.

Psalm 130:5-6

I await Yahweh; my soul awaits, and I wait for his word.

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for Yahweh shall renew [their] strength. They shall go up [with] wings like eagles; they shall run and not grow weary; they shall walk and not be faint.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek Yahweh {while he lets himself be found}; call him {while he is} near.

Isaiah 64:4

And since ancient [times] they have not heard, have not listened, no eye has seen a God except you; he {acts} for the one who waits for him.

Lamentations 3:26

[It is] good to wait in silence for the salvation of Yahweh.

Hosea 10:12

Sow for yourselves righteousness; {reap loyal love}. Break up for yourself fallow ground; [it is] time to seek Yahweh so he will come and rain righteousness upon you.

Micah 7:7-8

But [as for] me, I will look to Yahweh; I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.

Zephaniah 3:8

"Therefore, wait for me"--a declaration of Yahweh-- "for the day of my rising as a witness. For my decision [is] to gather nations, to assemble kingdoms, to pour out my wrath upon them, all my burning anger. For by the fire of my anger all the land shall be consumed.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to await his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus, the one who delivers us from the coming wrath.

James 5:7

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains.

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