Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever!

King James Version

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

Holman Bible

The humble will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the Lord will praise Him. May your hearts live forever!

International Standard Version

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him, "May you live forever!"

A Conservative Version

The meek shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise LORD who seek after him. Let your heart live forever.

American Standard Version

The meek shall eat and be satisfied; They shall praise Jehovah that seek after him: Let your heart live for ever.

Amplified

The poor and afflicted shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise the Lord -- "they who [diligently] seek for, inquire of and for Him, and require Him [as their greatest need]. May your hearts be quickened now and forever!

Bible in Basic English

The poor will have a feast of good things: those who make search for the Lord will give him praise: your heart will have life for ever.

Darby Translation

The meek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise Jehovah that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The poor shall eat and be satisfied: those that seek him shall praise the LORD; your heart shall live for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

The humble shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise Jehovah they seeking him: your heart shall live forever.

King James 2000

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] afflicted will eat and will be satisfied. Those who seek him will praise Yahweh. May your heart live forever.

Modern King James verseion

The meek shall eat and be satisfied; those who seek Jehovah shall praise Him; your heart shall live forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The poor shall eat, and be satisfied: they that seek after the LORD shall praise him. Your heart shall live for ever.

NET Bible

Let the oppressed eat and be filled! Let those who seek his help praise the Lord! May you live forever!

New Heart English Bible

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise the LORD who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

The Emphasized Bible

The patient wronged-ones shall eat and be satisfied, They shall praise Yahweh, who are seekers of him, Let your heart live for aye.

Webster

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

World English Bible

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

The humble do eat and are satisfied, Praise Jehovah do those seeking Him, Your heart doth live for ever.

References

Context Readings

From Suffering To Praise

25 From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him. 26 The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever! 27 All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations will worship before You.


Cross References

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive.

Isaiah 25:6

The LORD of hosts will prepare a lavish banquet for all peoples on this mountain; A banquet of aged wine, choice pieces with marrow, And refined, aged wine.

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Leviticus 7:11-17

'Now this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings which shall be presented to the LORD.

Psalm 40:16

Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; Let those who love Your salvation say continually, "The LORD be magnified!"

Psalm 105:3-4

Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.

Psalm 107:9

For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 6:48-58

"I am the bread of life.

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