Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

King James Version

He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

Holman Bible

The one who understands a matter finds success,
and the one who trusts in the Lord will be happy.

International Standard Version

Whoever listens to a word of instruction prospers, and anyone who trusts in the LORD is blessed.

A Conservative Version

He who gives heed to the word shall find good, and whoever trusts in LORD, happy is he.

American Standard Version

He that giveth heed unto the word shall find good; And whoso trusteth in Jehovah, happy is he.

Amplified

He who deals wisely and heeds [God's] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord -- "happy, blessed, and fortunate is he.

Bible in Basic English

He who gives attention to the law of right will get good; and whoever puts his faith in the Lord is happy.

Darby Translation

He that giveth heed to the word shall find good; and whoso confideth in Jehovah, happy is he.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He who has understanding in the word shall find good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

He understanding in the word shall find good: and he trusting in Jehovah, he being happy.

King James 2000

He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whosoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who is attentive to a matter will find goodness, and he who trusts in Yahweh, his own happiness.

Modern King James verseion

He who handles a matter wisely shall find good, and whoever trusts in Jehovah, happy is he.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that handleth a matter wisely, obtaineth good; and blessed is he, that putteth his trust in the LORD.

NET Bible

The one who deals wisely in a matter will find success, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

He who heeds the Word finds prosperity, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

He that showeth discretion concerning a matter, shall find good, and, he that trusteth in Yahweh, how happy is he!

Webster

He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoever trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

World English Bible

He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

in the Lord

Usage: 0

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

19 It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud. 20 He who gives attention to the word will find good, And blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. 21 The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.



Cross References

Psalm 2:12

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

Proverbs 19:8

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!

Genesis 41:38-40

Then Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find a man like this, in whom is a divine spirit?"

1 Chronicles 5:20

They were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hand; for they cried out to God in the battle, and He answered their prayers because they trusted in Him.

Psalm 125:1

Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

Psalm 146:5

How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Proverbs 8:35

"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

Proverbs 17:2

A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 22:19-20

So that your trust may be in the LORD, I have taught you today, even you.

Proverbs 24:3-5

By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;

Isaiah 26:3-4

"The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You.

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.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD.

Daniel 1:19-21

The king talked with them, and out of them all not one was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king's personal service.

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar responded and said, "Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, who has sent His angel and delivered His servants who put their trust in Him, violating the king's command, and yielded up their bodies so as not to serve or worship any god except their own God.

Daniel 6:23

Then the king was very pleased and gave orders for Daniel to be taken up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den and no injury whatever was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

Matthew 10:16

"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.

Ephesians 1:12-13

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.

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