|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
The man who finds a wife finds a treasure, and he receives favor from the LORD.
King James Bible
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
American Standard Version
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, And obtaineth favor of Jehovah.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso hath found a wife hath found good, And bringeth out good-will from Jehovah.
Proverbs 18:22 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:22 A wise - A good wife; one that deserves the name, and performs the duty of that relation. Favour - Obtains her not by his own diligence, but by God's good providence.
Proverbs 18:22 Parallel CommentariesApproval Favor Favour Findeth Finds Found Gets Good Good-Will Great Obtained Obtaineth Obtains Receives WifeApproval Favor Favour Findeth Finds Found Gets Good Good-Will Great Obtained Obtaineth Obtains Receives WifeThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Genesis 2:18 Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him."
Proverbs 8:35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD.
Proverbs 12:4 A worthy wife is a crown for her husband, but a disgraceful woman is like cancer in his bones.
Proverbs 19:14 Fathers can give their sons an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the LORD can give an understanding wife.
Proverbs 31:10 Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is more precious than rubies.