Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.

King James Version

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Holman Bible

Anyone who listens to me is happy,
watching at my doors every day,
waiting by the posts of my doorway.

International Standard Version

Blessed is the person who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my doorways

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors.

Amplified


“Blessed [happy, prosperous, to be admired] is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who gives ear to me, watching at my doors day by day, keeping his place by the pillars of my house.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man hearing to me, to watch at my doors day, day; to watch the door posts of my entrances.

King James 2000

Blessed is the man that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy [is the] person who listens to me, [in order] to keep watch at my doors day by day, [in order] to guard the frames of my entrances.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, and giving attendance at the posts of my doors.

NET Bible

Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching at my doors day by day, waiting beside my doorway.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man that doth hearken to me, - keeping guard at my doors, day by day, watching at the posts of my gates;

Webster

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.

Interlinear

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

is the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

me, watching
שׁקד 
Shaqad 
Usage: 12

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

at my gates
דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

at the posts
מזזה מזוּזה 
M@zuwzah 
Usage: 19

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 8:34

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Benefits Of Following Wisdom

33 Hearken unto chastening, and be wise; refuse it not. 34 Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.
35 For whosoever finds me shall find life and shall obtain the will of the LORD.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:13

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

Psalm 27:4

One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life to behold the beauty of the LORD and to enquire in his temple.

Psalm 84:10

for a day in thy courts is better than a thousand outside of them. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Psalm 92:13

Those that are planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Proverbs 1:21

She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, saying,

Proverbs 2:3-4

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence,

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to those that lay hold upon her, and blessed is every one that retains her.

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Luke 10:39

And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard his word.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;

Acts 2:42

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship and in breaking of bread and in prayers.

Acts 17:11-12

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all diligence and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

James 1:22-25

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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