Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

A tree of life, is she, to them who secure her, - and, they who hold her fast, are every one to be pronounced happy.

New American Standard Bible

She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her,
And happy are all who hold her fast.

King James Version

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.

Holman Bible

She is a tree of life to those who embrace her,
and those who hold on to her are happy.

International Standard Version

She is a tree of life for those who embrace her, and whoever clutches her tightly will be joyful.

A Conservative Version

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold upon her. And happy is everyone who retains her.

American Standard Version

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: And happy is every one that retaineth her.

Amplified

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold on her; and happy (blessed, fortunate, to be envied) is everyone who holds her fast.

Bible in Basic English

She is a tree of life to all who take her in their hands, and happy is everyone who keeps her.

Darby Translation

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her; and happy is he that retaineth her.

Julia Smith Translation

She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast

King James 2000

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is everyone that retains her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She is a tree of life for those who seize her; those who take hold of her are considered happy.

Modern King James verseion

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold upon her; and happy is everyone who keeps her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her, and blessed are they that keep her fast.

NET Bible

She is like a tree of life to those who obtain her, and everyone who grasps hold of her will be blessed.

New Heart English Bible

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her, and those who hold on to her are blessed

Webster

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.

World English Bible

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her. Happy is everyone who retains her.

Youngs Literal Translation

A tree of life she is to those laying hold on her, And whoso is retaining her is happy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
She is a tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

upon her and happy
אשׁר אשׁר 
'ashar 
Usage: 16

תּמך 
Tamak 
Usage: 21

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

17 Her ways, are ways of pleasantness, and, all her paths, are peace; 18 A tree of life, is she, to them who secure her, - and, they who hold her fast, are every one to be pronounced happy. 19 Yahweh, in wisdom, founded the earth, establishing the heavens with understanding;



Cross References

Genesis 2:9

And Yahweh God, caused to spring up, out of the ground, every tree pleasant to the sight and good for food, - and the tree of life, in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous, is a tree of life, and, he that rescueth souls, is wise.

Proverbs 13:12

Hope deferred, sickeneth the heart, - but, a tree of life, is desire fulfilled.

Genesis 3:22

Then said Yahweh God - Lo! man, hath become like one of us, in respect of knowing good and evil, - Now, therefore, lest he thrust forth his hand, and take even of the tree of life, and eat, and live to times age-abiding, -

Revelation 2:7

He that hath an ear, let him hear what, the Spirit, is saying unto the assemblies. Unto him that overcometh - I will give, unto him, to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

Revelation 22:2

in the midst of the broadway thereof. And, on this side of the river and on that, was a tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, every several month, yielding its fruit; and, the leaves of the tree, were for the healing of the nations,

Proverbs 15:4

Gentleness of the tongue, is a tree of life, but, crookedness therein, a grievous wound in the spirit.

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