Parallel Verses

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

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.

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 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast. 19 The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by intelligence has he established the heavens.



Cross References

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is desirable to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Proverbs 11:30

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

Proverbs 13:12

Hope deferred makes the heart sick: but when the desire is fulfilled, it is a tree of life.

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever,

Revelation 2:7

He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the congregations ; To him that overcomes I will give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of her plaza and on either side of the river was the tree of life, which brings forth twelve manner of fruits, yielding her fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the Gentiles.

Proverbs 15:4

The wholesome tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.

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