Lamentations 3:25
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New International Version
The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;

New Living Translation
The LORD is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him.

English Standard Version
The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.

King James Bible
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the person who seeks Him.

International Standard Version
The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the person who searches for him.

NET Bible
The LORD is good to those who trust in him, to the one who seeks him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to anyone who seeks help from him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD is good unto them that wait for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him.

New American Standard 1977
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him,
            To the person who seeks Him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Teth The LORD is good unto those that wait in him, to the soul that seeks him.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

American King James Version
The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

American Standard Version
Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Teth. The Lord is good to them that hope in him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul [that] seeketh him.

English Revised Version
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

World English Bible
Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Young's Literal Translation
Good is Jehovah to those waiting for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:21-36 Having stated his distress and temptation, the prophet shows how he was raised above it. Bad as things are, it is owing to the mercy of God that they are not worse. We should observe what makes for us, as well as what is against us. God's compassions fail not; of this we have fresh instances every morning. Portions on earth are perishing things, but God is a portion for ever. It is our duty, and will be our comfort and satisfaction, to hope and quietly to wait for the salvation of the Lord. Afflictions do and will work very much for good: many have found it good to bear this yoke in their youth; it has made many humble and serious, and has weaned them from the world, who otherwise would have been proud and unruly. If tribulation work patience, that patience will work experience, and that experience a hope that makes not ashamed. Due thoughts of the evil of sin, and of our own sinfulness, will convince us that it is of the Lord's mercies we are not consumed. If we cannot say with unwavering voice, The Lord is my portion; may we not say, I desire to have Him for my portion and salvation, and in his word do I hope? Happy shall we be, if we learn to receive affliction as laid upon us by the hand of God.
Study Bible
Jeremiah's Hope
24"The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "Therefore I have hope in Him." 25The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him. 26It is good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD.…
Cross References
Psalm 27:14
Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Isaiah 25:9
And it will be said in that day, "Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation."

Isaiah 26:9
At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
Treasury of Scripture

The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

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Lamentations 3:26 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation …

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

Psalm 25:8 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your …

Psalm 37:7,34 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because …

Psalm 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in you.

Psalm 40:1-5 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry…

Psalm 61:1,5 Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer…

Psalm 130:5,6 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope…

Isaiah 25:9 And it shall be said in that day, See, this is our God; we have waited …

Isaiah 30:18 And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious to you, …

Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall …

Isaiah 64:4 For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived …

Micah 7:7,8 Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my …

Zephaniah 3:8 Therefore wait you on me, said the LORD, until the day that I rise …

1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, …

James 5:7 Be patient therefore, brothers, to the coming of the Lord. Behold, …

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1 Chronicles 28:9 And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve …

2 Chronicles 15:2 And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, Hear you me, Asa, and …

2 Chronicles 19:3 Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have …

2 Chronicles 30:19 That prepares his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers…

2 Chronicles 31:21 And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, …

Psalm 22:26 The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that …

Psalm 27:8 When you said, Seek you my face; my heart said to you, Your face, …

Psalm 69:32 The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

Psalm 105:3 Glory you in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Psalm 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with …

Isaiah 26:9 With my soul have I desired you in the night; yes, with my spirit …

Isaiah 55:6 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near:

Hosea 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your …

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