Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

New American Standard Bible

He who pursues righteousness and loyalty
Finds life, righteousness and honor.

King James Version

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Holman Bible

The one who pursues righteousness and faithful love
will find life, righteousness, and honor.

International Standard Version

Whoever pursues righteousness and gracious love finds life, righteousness, and honor.

A Conservative Version

He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

American Standard Version

He that followeth after righteousness and kindness Findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

Amplified


He who earnestly seeks righteousness and loyalty
Finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Bible in Basic English

He who goes after righteousness and mercy will get life, righteousness, and honour.

Darby Translation

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Julia Smith Translation

He pursuing justice and mercy shall find life, justice and honor.

King James 2000

He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Modern King James verseion

He who follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso followeth righteousness and mercy, findeth both life, righteousness and honour.

NET Bible

The one who pursues righteousness and love finds life, bounty, and honor.

New Heart English Bible

He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

The Emphasized Bible

He that pursueth righteousness and lovingkindness, shall find life, righteousness and honour.

Webster

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

World English Bible

He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is pursuing righteousness and kindness, Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Interlinear

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

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

20 Precious treasure and oil [are] in the house of the wise, but the foolish person will devour them. 21 He who pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor. 22 To a city of warriors, the wise ascends, and he will bring down the stronghold--its object of trust.



Cross References

Matthew 5:6

Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied.

Proverbs 15:9

An abomination of Yahweh is the way of the wicked, but he who pursues righteousness he will love.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, [because you] know that your labor is not [in] vain in the Lord.

Proverbs 22:4

The reward of humility [is] the fear of Yahweh-- wealth and honor and life.

Isaiah 51:1

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, who seek Yahweh. Look to [the] rock [from which] you were hewn, and to [the] excavation of [the] pit [from which] you were quarried.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know Yahweh; his rising [is] sure like [the] dawn. He will come like the showers to us, like [the] spring rain that waters [the] earth.

Romans 2:7-10

to those who, by perseverance in good work, seek glory and honor and immortality, eternal life,

Romans 14:19

So then, let us pursue {what promotes peace} and {what edifies one another}.

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already received [this], or [have] already been made perfect, but I press on if indeed I may lay hold of [that] for which also I was laid hold of by Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

but examine all [things]; hold fast to [what is] good.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, flee from these [things], and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patient endurance, gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:22

But flee from youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, [and] peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord from a pure heart.

2 Timothy 4:7-8

I have fought the good fight, I have completed the race, I have kept the faith.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the genuineness of your faith, more valuable than gold that is passing away, but is tested by fire, may be found to [result in] praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

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