Parallel Verses

Amplified

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is the man who finds skillful and godly Wisdom, and the man who gets understanding [drawing it forth from God's Word and life's experiences],

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.

King James Version

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Holman Bible

Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding,

International Standard Version

How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,

A Conservative Version

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding.

American Standard Version

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who makes discovery of wisdom, and he who gets knowledge.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is the man that has found wisdom and who brings to light intelligence,

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man finding wisdom; and the man shall bring forth understanding.

King James 2000

Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy [is] {the one} who finds wisdom, and one who obtains understanding.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Well is him that findeth wisdom, and obtaineth understanding,

NET Bible

Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who obtains understanding.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man who hath found wisdom, and the man who draweth forth understanding,

Webster

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

World English Bible

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 7

References

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

12 For whom the Lord loves He corrects, even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights. 13 Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is the man who finds skillful and godly Wisdom, and the man who gets understanding [drawing it forth from God's Word and life's experiences], 14 For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, and the profit of it better than fine gold.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:32-35

Now therefore listen to me, O you sons; for blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who keep my ways.

Ecclesiastes 9:15-18

But there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no man [seriously] remembered that poor man.

1 Kings 10:1-9

When the queen of Sheba heard of [the constant connection of] the fame of Solomon with the name of the Lord, she came to prove him with hard questions (problems and riddles).

1 Kings 10:23-24

So King Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom (skill).

Proverbs 2:4

If you seek [Wisdom] as for silver and search for skillful and godly Wisdom as for hidden treasures,

Proverbs 4:5-9

Get skillful and godly Wisdom, get understanding (discernment, comprehension, and interpretation); do not forget and do not turn back from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 18:1

He who willfully separates and estranges himself [from God and man] seeks his own desire and pretext to break out against all wise and sound judgment.

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