Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Amplified


“For whoever finds me (Wisdom) finds life
And obtains favor and grace 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;

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. 35 For whosoever finds me finds life, and shall obtain favor of the LORD. 36 But he that sins against me wrongs his own soul: all they that hate me love death.


Cross References

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked intentions will he condemn.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding.

Proverbs 1:33

But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be secure from the fear of evil.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 3:36

He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides on him.

John 14:6

Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me.

John 17:3

And this is life eternal, that they might 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, in which he has made us accepted in the beloved.

Philippians 3:8

Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but rubbish, that I may win Christ,

Colossians 3:3

For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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