Then you will find favor and high regard
in the sight of God and man.
For You have upheld my just cause;
You are seated on Your throne as a righteous judge.
For You, Lord, bless the righteous one;
You surround him with favor like a shield.
2 Corinthians 6:2
For He says:I heard you in an acceptable time,
and I helped you in the day of salvation.Look, now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation.
God had granted Daniel favor and compassion from the chief official,
Noah, however, found favor in the sight of the Lord.
Show me a sign of Your goodness;
my enemies will see and be put to shame
because You, Lord, have helped and comforted me.
Joseph found favor in his master’s sight and became his personal attendant. Potiphar also put him in charge of his household and placed all that he owned under his authority.
He found favor in God’s sight and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
praising God and having favor with all the people. And every day the Lord added to them those who were being saved.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be on us;
establish for us the work of our hands—
establish the work of our hands!
This is what the Lord says:They found favor in the wilderness—
the people who survived the sword.
When Israel went to find rest,
You will rise up and have compassion on Zion,
for it is time to show favor to her—
the appointed time has come.
If the king approves of me and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and perform my request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet I will prepare for them. Tomorrow I will do what the king has asked.”
Remember me, Lord,
when You show favor to Your people.
Come to me with Your salvation
By this I know that You delight in me:
my enemy does not shout in triumph over me.
A man who finds a wife finds a good thing
and obtains favor from the Lord.
The Lord answered Moses, “I will do this very thing you have asked, for you have found favor in My sight, and I know you by name.”
Good sense wins favor,
but the way of the treacherous never changes.
Then the angel told her:Do not be afraid, Mary,
for you have found favor with God.
Then he said, “My lord, if I have found favor in your sight, please do not go on past your servant.
Remember me favorably, my God, for all that I have done for this people.
The boy grew up and became strong, filled with wisdom, and God’s grace was on Him.
A good name is to be chosen over great wealth;
favor is better than silver and gold.
Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and peace on earth to people He favors!
The king loved Esther more than all the other women. She won more favor and approval from him than did any of the other young women. He placed the royal crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.
to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.
This is what the Lord says:I will answer you in a time of favor,
and I will help you in the day of salvation.
I will keep you, and I will appoint you
to be a covenant for the people,
to restore the land,
to make them possess the desolate inheritances,
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and with people.
You will lie down without fear,
and many will seek your favor.
“I will turn to you, make you fruitful and multiply you, and confirm My covenant with you.
Many seek a ruler’s favor,
and everyone is a friend of one who gives gifts.
And I will give these people such favor in the sight of the Egyptians that when you go, you will not go empty-handed.
1 Samuel 2:26
By contrast, the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the Lord and with men.
Then he said to Him, “If I have found favor in Your sight, give me a sign that You are speaking with me.
And Abel also presented an offering—some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,
A king’s rage is like the roaring of a lion,
but his favor is like dew on the grass.
For You are their magnificent strength;
by Your favor our horn is exalted.
The one who searches for what is good finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.
And the Lord gave the people such favor in the Egyptians’ sight that they gave them what they requested. In this way they plundered the Egyptians.
and answered the king, “If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor with you, send me to Judah and to the city where my ancestors are buried, so that I may rebuild it.”
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting,
but a woman who fears the Lord will be praised.
Many seek a ruler’s favor,
but a man receives justice from the Lord.
But the Lord was with Joseph and extended kindness to him. He granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.
1 Peter 2:19
For it brings favor if, mindful of God’s will, someone endures grief from suffering unjustly.
For am I now trying to win the favor of people, or God? Or am I striving to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ.
When a king’s face lights up, there is life;
his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.
Foreigners will build up your walls,
and their kings will serve you.
Although I struck you in My wrath,
yet I will show mercy to you with My favor.