Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 The power of the tongue is life and death those who love to talk will eat what it produces. 22 Whoever finds a wife finds what is good, and receives favor from the LORD. 23 The poor person pleads for mercy, but the wealthy man responds harshly.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:14

A house and self-sufficiency are a father's inheritance, but from the LORD comes an insightful wife.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but a wife who puts him to shame is like bone cancer.

Proverbs 8:35

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

Proverbs 31:10-31

Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels.

Genesis 24:67

Later, Isaac brought Rebekah into the tent that had belonged to his mother Sarah and married her. Isaac loved her, and that's how he was comforted following the loss of his mother.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.

Genesis 2:18

Later, the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make the woman to be an authority corresponding to him."

1 Corinthians 7:2

Because sexual immorality is so rampant, every man should have his own wife, and every woman should have her own husband.

Genesis 29:20-21

Jacob served seven years for Rachel, but it seemed like only a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 29:28

So Jacob completed another seven years' work, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife.

Proverbs 3:4

and find favor and a good reputation with God and men.

Proverbs 5:15-23

Drink water from your own cistern, and fresh water from your own well.

Hosea 12:12

Jacob fled into the land of Aram; Israel served there to obtain his wife, tending sheep to gain his wife.

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