Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Better to be humble among the poor, than to share what is stolen with the proud. 20 Whoever listens to a word of instruction prospers, and anyone who trusts in the LORD is blessed. 21 The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.



Cross References

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son before he becomes angry, and you die where you stand. Indeed, his wrath can flare up quickly. How blessed are those who take refuge in him. A Davidic Psalm, when he fled from his son Absalom.

Proverbs 19:8

Whoever obtains wisdom loves himself, and whoever treasures understanding will prosper.

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the LORD is good! How blessed is the person who trusts in him!

Genesis 41:38-40

so Pharaoh asked his servants, "Can we find anyone else like this someone in whom the Spirit of God lives?

1 Chronicles 5:20

When they received assistance against them, the Hagrites and all of their allies were handed over to their control, because they cried out to God during the battle. He honored their entreaty, because they had placed their trust in him.

Psalm 125:1

Those who are trusting in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be overthrown. They remain forever.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Proverbs 8:35

because those who find me find life and gain favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding produces grace, but the lifestyle of the treacherous never changes.

Proverbs 17:2

A prudent servant will rule in place of a disgraceful son and will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 22:19-20

As a result, your trust will be in the LORD, that's why I'm teaching you today, even you.

Proverbs 24:3-5

By wisdom a house is built; it is made secure through understanding.

Isaiah 26:3-4

You will keep perfectly peaceful the one whose mind remains focused on you, because he remains in you.

Isaiah 30:18

"Nevertheless, the LORD will wait so he can be gracious to you; and thus he will rise up to show you mercy. For the LORD is a God of justice. How blessed are all those who wait for him."

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the person who trusts in the LORD, making the LORD his trust.

Daniel 1:19-21

When the king spoke to them, none of them compared to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, or Azariah as they stood before the king.

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar spoke up and announced:

Daniel 6:23

The king was ecstatic, so he gave orders for Daniel to be released from the pit. Daniel was taken up from the pit, and no injury was found to have been inflicted on him, because he had believed in his God.

Matthew 10:16

"Pay attention, now! I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. So be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves.

Ephesians 1:12-13

so that we who had already fixed our hope on the Messiah might live for his praise and glory.

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