and find favor and a good reputation with God and men.
For you have brought about justice for me and my cause; you sit on the throne judging righteously.
Indeed, you will bless the righteous one, LORD, like a large shield, you will surround him with favor. To the Director: With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm
2 Corinthians 6:2
For he says, "At the right time I heard you, and on a day of salvation I helped you." Listen, now is really the "right time"! Now is the "day of salvation"!
God granted to Daniel grace and compassion on the part of the chief officer.
Show me a sign of your goodness, so that those who hate me will see it and be ashamed. For you, LORD, will help and comfort me. A psalm by the descendants of Korah. A song.
That's how Joseph pleased Potiphar as he served him. Eventually, Potiphar appointed Joseph as overseer of his entire household. Moreover, he entrusted everything that he owned into his care.
He found favor with God and asked to design a dwelling for the house of Jacob,
They were praising God and enjoying the good will of all the people. Every day the Lord was adding to their number those who were being saved.
May your favor be on us, Lord our God; make our endeavors successful; yes, make our endeavors secure! A Davidic Psalm
This is what the LORD says: "The people who survived the sword, found favor in the desert while Israel was seeking rest.
You will arise to extend compassion on Zion, for it is time to show her favor the appointed time has come.
If I've found favor with the king and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and to honor my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I'll prepare for them tomorrow, and then I'll do what the king has said."
Remember me, LORD, when you show favor to your people. Visit us with your deliverance,
In this way I will know that you are pleased with me, and that my enemies will not shout in triumph over me.
Whoever finds a wife finds what is good, and receives favor from the LORD.
The LORD told Moses, "I'll do the very thing that you have said, because you have found favor in my sight and I know you by name."
Good understanding produces grace, but the lifestyle of the treacherous never changes.
Then the angel told her, "Stop being afraid, Mary, because you have found favor with God.
"My lords," he told them, "if I have found favor with you, please don't leave your servant.
"Remember me with favor, my God, for everything I've done for this people."
Meanwhile, the child continued to grow and to become strong. He was filled with wisdom, and God's favor rested upon him.
A good reputation is more desirable than great wealth, and favorable acceptance more than silver and gold.
"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"
The king loved Esther more than any of the other women, so he favored her and was kinder to her than he was to any of the other virgins. He put the royal crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.
and to announce the year of the Lord's favor."
"This what the LORD says: "I'll answer you in a time of favor, and on a day of salvation I'll help you. I have watched over you, and given you as a covenant for the people, to restore the land, to reassign the inheritances that have been devastated;
Meanwhile, Jesus kept on growing wiser and more mature, and in favor with God and his fellow man.
When you sleep, there'll be nothing to fear; and many will court your favor.
"I'll look after you, ensuring that you'll be fruitful. I'll increase your number and keep my covenant with you.
Many curry favor of an official; everyone is a friend of the gift giver.
I will grant this people public favor with the Egyptians, and as a result, when you leave you won't go empty-handed.
1 Samuel 2:26
But they would not follow the advice of their father; for the LORD wanted to put them to death. But the boy Samuel continued to grow both physically and in favor with the LORD and the people.
So Gideon asked him, "Please, if I have received favor from you, then do a miracle for me that shows that you're making this promise to me.
while Abel brought the best parts of some of the firstborn from his flock. The LORD looked favorably upon Abel and his offering,
The king's anger is like the roaring of a lion, but his goodwill is like dew on the grass.
For you are their strength's grandeur; by your favor you exalted our power.
The person seeking good will find favor, but anyone who searches for evil it will find him!
The LORD had given the people favor in the eyes of the Egyptians, so that they gave them what they requested. As a result, they plundered the Egyptians.
So I prayed to the God of heaven and I replied to the king, "If it seems good to you, and if your servant has found favor with you, would you send me to Judah, to the city where my ancestral sepulchers are located, so I can rebuild it?"
Charm is deceitful and beauty fades; but a woman who fears the LORD will be praised.
Many seek a ruler's favor, but justice for a man comes from the LORD.
But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph.
1 Peter 2:19
For it is a fine thing if, when moved by your conscience to please God, you suffer patiently when wronged.
Am I now trying to win the approval of people or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be the Messiah's servant.
When a king is pleased, there is life, and his favor is like a cloud that brings spring rain.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy.