Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. 35 For whoever finds me [Wisdom] finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord. 36 But he who misses me or sins against me wrongs and injures himself; all who hate me love and court death.


Cross References

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of wicked devices He condemns.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is the man who finds skillful and godly Wisdom, and the man who gets understanding [drawing it forth from God's Word and life's experiences],

Proverbs 1:33

But whoso hearkens to me [Wisdom] shall dwell securely and in confident trust and shall be quiet, without fear or dread of evil.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them, healing and health to all their flesh.

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

John 3:36

And he who believes in (has faith in, clings to, relies on) the Son has (now possesses) eternal life. But whoever disobeys (is unbelieving toward, refuses to trust in, disregards, is not subject to) the Son will never see (experience) life, but [instead] the wrath of God abides on him. [God's displeasure remains on him; His indignation hangs over him continually.]

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the Way and the Truth and the Life; no one comes to the Father except by (through) Me.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: [it means] to know (to perceive, recognize, become acquainted with, and understand) You, the only true and real God, and [likewise] to know Him, Jesus [as the] Christ (the Anointed One, the Messiah), Whom You have sent.

Ephesians 1:6

[So that we might be] to the praise and the commendation of His glorious grace (favor and mercy), which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Philippians 3:8

Yes, furthermore, I count everything as loss compared to the possession of the priceless privilege (the overwhelming preciousness, the surpassing worth, and supreme advantage) of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord and of progressively becoming more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him [of perceiving and recognizing and understanding Him more fully and clearly]. For His sake I have lost everything and consider it all to be mere rubbish (refuse, dregs), in order that I may win (gain) Christ (the Anointed One),

Colossians 3:3

For [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ in God.

1 John 5:11-12

And this is that testimony (that evidence): God gave us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

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