Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who finds a wife finds a good thing And obtains favor from the LORD.

King James Version

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

Holman Bible

A man who finds a wife finds a good thing
and obtains favor from the Lord.

International Standard Version

Whoever finds a wife finds what is good, and receives favor from the LORD.

A Conservative Version

He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from LORD.

American Standard Version

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, And obtaineth favor of Jehovah.

Amplified

He who finds a [true] wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever gets a wife gets a good thing, and has the approval of the Lord.

Darby Translation

Whoso hath found a wife hath found a good thing, and hath obtained favour from Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever found a wife found a good thing and has attained the favour of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

He finding a wife found good, and shall obtain acceptance from Jehovah.

King James 2000

Whosoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who finds a wife finds good, and he will obtain favor from Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever finds a wife finds good and gets favor from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and receiveth an wholesome benefit of the LORD.

NET Bible

The one who finds a wife finds what is enjoyable, and receives a pleasurable gift from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Who hath found a wife, hath found a blessing, and hath obtained favour from Yahweh.

Webster

Whoever findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favor from the LORD.

World English Bible

Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso hath found a wife hath found good, And bringeth out good-will from Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

a wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 7

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

References

Fausets

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit. 22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing And obtains favor from the LORD. 23 The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:14

House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Proverbs 12:4

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 8:35

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

Proverbs 31:10-31

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

Genesis 24:67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.

Genesis 2:18

Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."

1 Corinthians 7:2

But because of immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.

Genesis 29:20-21

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 29:28

Jacob did so and completed her week, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife.

Proverbs 3:4

So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 5:15-23

Drink water from your own cistern And fresh water from your own well.

Hosea 12:12

Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept sheep.

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