Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 afflicted will eat and be satisfied;
Those who [diligently] seek Him and require Him [as their greatest need] will praise the Lord.
May your hearts live 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.

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 I will give praise in the great congregation
because of You;
I will fulfill my vows
before those who fear You.
26 The humble will eat and be satisfied;
those who seek the Lord will praise Him.
May your hearts live forever!
27 All the ends of the earth will remember
and turn to the Lord.
All the families of the nations
will bow down before You,


Cross References

Psalm 69:32

The humble will see it and rejoice.
You who seek God, take heart!

Isaiah 25:6

The Lord of Hosts will prepare a feast
for all the peoples on this mountain
a feast of aged wine, choice meat, finely aged wine.

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore, this is what the Lord God says:

My servants will eat,
but you will be hungry;
My servants will drink,
but you will be thirsty;
My servants will rejoice,
but you will be put to shame.

Leviticus 7:11-17

“Now this is the law of the fellowship sacrifice that someone may present to the Lord:

Psalm 40:16

Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
let those who love Your salvation continually say,
“The Lord is great!”

Psalm 105:3-4

Honor His holy name;
let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.

Psalm 107:9

For He has satisfied the thirsty
and filled the hungry with good things.

John 4:14

But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again—ever! In fact, the water I will give him will become a well of water springing up within him for eternal life.”

John 6:48-58

I am the bread of life.

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