Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 My portion is Jehovah, hath my soul said, Therefore I hope for Him. 25 Good is Jehovah to those waiting for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him. 26 Good! when one doth stay and stand still For the salvation of Jehovah.



Cross References

Isaiah 25:9

And one hath said in that day, 'Lo, this is our God, We waited for Him, and He saveth us, This is Jehovah, we have waited for Him, We joy and rejoice in His salvation.'

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore doth wait Jehovah to favour you, And therefore He is exalted to pity you, For a God of judgment is Jehovah, O the blessedness of all waiting for Him.

Genesis 49:18

For Thy salvation I have waited, Jehovah!

Psalm 27:14

Look unto Jehovah -- be strong, And He doth strengthen thy heart, Yea, look unto Jehovah!

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul I desired Thee in the night, Also, with my spirit within me I seek Thee earnestly, For when Thy judgments are on the earth, The inhabitants of the world have learned righteousness.

1 Chronicles 28:9

'And thou, Solomon, my son, know the God of thy father, and serve Him with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind, for all hearts is Jehovah seeking, and every imagination of the thoughts He is understanding; if thou dost seek Him, He is found of thee, and if thou dost forsake Him, He casteth thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he goeth out before Asa, and saith to him, 'Hear, me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; Jehovah is with you -- in your being with Him, and if ye seek Him, He is found of you, and if ye forsake Him, He forsaketh you;

2 Chronicles 19:3

but good things have been found with thee, for thou hast put away the shrines out of the land, and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.'

2 Chronicles 30:19

who hath prepared his heart to seek God -- Jehovah, God of his fathers -- yet not according to the cleansing of the sanctuary;'

2 Chronicles 31:21

and in every work that he hath begun for the service of the house of God, and for the law, and for the command, to seek to his God, with all his heart he hath wrought and prospered.

Psalm 22:26

The humble do eat and are satisfied, Praise Jehovah do those seeking Him, Your heart doth live for ever.

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is Jehovah, Therefore He directeth sinners in the way.

Psalm 27:8

To Thee said my heart 'They sought my face, Thy face, O Jehovah, I seek.'

Psalm 37:7

Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.

Psalm 37:34

Look unto Jehovah, and keep His way, And He doth exalt thee to possess the land, In the wicked being cut off -- thou seest!

Psalm 39:7

And, now, what have I expected? O Lord, my hope -- it is of Thee.

Psalm 40:1-5

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. I have diligently expected Jehovah, And He inclineth to me, and heareth my cry,

Psalm 61:1

To the Overseer, on stringed instruments. -- By David. Hear, O God, my loud cry, attend to my prayer.

Psalm 61:5

For Thou, O God, hast hearkened to my vows, Thou hast appointed the inheritance Of those fearing Thy name.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen -- they rejoice, Ye who seek God -- and your heart liveth.

Psalm 105:3

Boast yourselves in His Holy Name, The heart of those seeking Jehovah rejoiceth.

Psalm 119:2

O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the whole heart they seek Him.

Psalm 130:5-6

I hoped for Jehovah -- hoped hath my soul, And for His word I have waited.

Isaiah 40:31

But those expecting Jehovah pass to power, They raise up the pinion as eagles, They run and are not fatigued, They go on and do not faint!

Isaiah 55:6

Seek ye Jehovah, while He is found, Call ye Him, while He is near,

Isaiah 64:4

Even from antiquity men have not heard, They have not given ear, Eye hath not seen a God save Thee, He doth work for those waiting for Him.

Lamentations 3:26

Good! when one doth stay and stand still For the salvation of Jehovah.

Hosea 10:12

Sow for yourselves in righteousness, Reap according to loving-kindness, Till for yourselves tillage of knowledge, To seek Jehovah, Till he come and shew righteousness to you.

Micah 7:7-8

And I -- in Jehovah I do watch, I do wait for the God of my salvation, Hear me doth my God.

Zephaniah 3:8

Therefore, wait for Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah, For the day of My rising for prey, For My judgment is to gather nations, To assemble kingdoms, To pour out on them Mine indignation, All the heat of Mine anger, For by the fire of My jealousy consumed is all the earth.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for His Son from the heavens, whom He did raise out of the dead -- Jesus, who is rescuing us from the anger that is coming.

James 5:7

Be patient, then, brethren, till the presence of the Lord; lo, the husbandman doth expect the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, till he may receive rain -- early and latter;

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