Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.

King James Version

For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.

Holman Bible

For the one who finds me finds life and obtains favor from the Lord,

International Standard Version

because those who find me find life and gain favor from the LORD.

A Conservative Version

For he who finds me finds life, and shall obtain favor of LORD.

American Standard Version

For whoso findeth me findeth life, And shall obtain favor of Jehovah.

Amplified

For whoever finds me [Wisdom] finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

For whoever gets me gets life, and grace from the Lord will come to him.

Darby Translation

For whoso findeth me findeth life, and obtaineth favour of Jehovah;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For whosoever finds me shall find life and shall obtain the will of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

For he finding me, the finding of life, and he shall bnng forth acceptance from Jehovah.

King James 2000

For whosoever finds me finds life, and shall obtain favor of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he who finds me [is] he who finds life, and he obtains favor from Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

For whoever finds me finds life, and shall obtain favor from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For whoso findeth me, findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.

NET Bible

For the one who finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

For whoever finds me, finds life, and will obtain favor from the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

For, he that findeth me, findeth life, and hath obtained favour from Yahweh;

Webster

For whoever findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favor from the LORD.

World English Bible

For whoever finds me, finds life, and will obtain favor from Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

For whoso is finding me, hath found life, And bringeth out good-will from Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

me findeth
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 7

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

References

Fausets

Law

Hastings

Context Readings

Benefits Of Following Wisdom

34 "Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts. 35 "For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD. 36 "But he who sins against me injures himself; All those who hate me love death."


Cross References

Proverbs 12:2

A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Proverbs 3:13-18

How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.

Proverbs 1:33

"But he who listens to me shall live securely And will be at ease from the dread of evil."

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.

John 3:16

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

John 3:36

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

Colossians 3:3

For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

1 John 5:11-12

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

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