Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

The afflicted will watch and rejoice. May you who seek God take courage.

A Conservative Version

The meek have seen it, and are glad. Ye who seek after God, let your heart live.

American Standard Version

The meek have seen it, and are glad: Ye that seek after God, let your heart live.

Amplified

The humble shall see it and be glad; you who seek God, inquiring for and requiring Him [as your first need], let your hearts revive and live!

Bible in Basic English

The poor will see it and be glad: you who are lovers of God, let your hearts have life.

Darby Translation

The meek shall see it, they shall be glad; ye that seek God, your heart shall live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The humble shall see this and be glad; seek God and thy heart shall live.

Julia Smith Translation

The poor saw, they shall be glad: and seeking Jehovah your heart shall live.

King James 2000

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your hearts shall live that seek God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] afflicted will see [and] rejoice. O God seekers, let your heart revive,

Modern King James verseion

The humble shall see and be glad; and your heart shall live, you who seek God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O consider this and be glad, ye that be in adversity: seek after God and your soul shall live.

NET Bible

The oppressed look on -- let them rejoice! You who seek God, may you be encouraged!

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

The humbled have seen - they rejoice! Ye seekers of God, let your heart, then, revive;

Webster

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

The humble have seen -- they rejoice, Ye who seek God -- and your heart liveth.

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

31 And it will please the LORD better than an ox Or a young bull with horns and hoofs. 32 The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive. 33 For the LORD hears the needy And does not despise His who are prisoners.


Cross References

Psalm 22:26

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

Psalm 34:2

My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.

Psalm 22:29

All the prosperous of the earth will eat and worship, All those who go down to the dust will bow before Him, Even he who cannot keep his soul alive.

Psalm 25:9

He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

John 16:22

"Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

John 20:20

And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side The disciples then rejoiced when they saw the Lord.

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