Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 princes rule; nobles, and all the righteous rulers of the earth. 17 I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me. 18 With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.



Cross References

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore the LORD, the God of Israel, says, 'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now the LORD says, 'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

John 14:21

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

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.

Psalm 91:14

"Because he has set his love on me, therefore I will deliver him. I will set him on high, because he has known my name.

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling place with him.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while he may be found; call you on him while he is near:

Matthew 6:33

But seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Proverbs 1:28

Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw near, when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them;"

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness. I did not say to the seed of Jacob, 'Seek me in vain.' I, the LORD, speak righteousness. I declare things that are right.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.

Mark 10:14

But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said to them, "Allow the little children to come to me. Do not forbid them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

John 16:27

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

1 John 4:19

We love, because he first loved us.

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