Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I love those who love me, and those who seek me will find me.

New American Standard Bible

"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

King James Version

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.

Holman Bible

I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me.

A Conservative Version

I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently shall find me.

American Standard Version

I love them that love me; And those that seek me diligently shall find me.

Amplified

I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me.

Bible in Basic English

Those who have given me their love are loved by me, and those who make search for me with care will get me.

Darby Translation

I love those that love me; and they that seek me early shall find me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I love those that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me.

Julia Smith Translation

I loved those loving me: and they seeking me shall find me.

King James 2000

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I love {those who love me}, and those who seek me diligently shall find me.

Modern King James verseion

I love those who love me; and those who seek me early shall find me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I am loving unto those that love me, and they that seek me early, shall find me.

NET Bible

I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me.

New Heart English Bible

I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me.

The Emphasized Bible

I love, them who love me, and, they who diligently seek me, find me:

Webster

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.

World English Bible

I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me.

Youngs Literal Translation

I love those loving me, And those seeking me earnestly do find me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

me and those that seek me early
שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

16 By me leaders rule, as do noble officials and all who govern justly. 17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me will find me. 18 Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.



Cross References

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore, the LORD God of Israel has declared, "I did, in fact, say that your family and your ancestor's family would walk before me forever,' but now the LORD declares, "Far be it from me! The one who honors me I'll honor, and the one who despises me is to be treated with contempt.

John 14:21

The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him."

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

Psalm 91:14

Because he has focused his love on me, I will deliver him. I will protect him because he knows my name.

John 14:23

Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him.

Isaiah 55:6

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Matthew 6:33

But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.

Proverbs 1:28

"Then they will call out to me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently, but they will not find me.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

So remember your Creator during your youth! Otherwise, troublesome days will come and years will creep up on you when you'll say, "I find no pleasure in them,"

Isaiah 45:19

I didn't speak in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I didn't say to Jacob's descendants, "Seek me in chaos.' I, the LORD, speak truth, declaring what is right.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you.

Mark 10:14

When Jesus saw this, he became furious and told them, "Let the little children come to me, and stop keeping them away, because the kingdom of God belongs to people like these.

John 16:27

because the Father himself loves you, and because you have loved me and believed that I came from God.

1 John 4:19

We love because God first loved us.

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