Lamentations 3:25
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.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.

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

New King James 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 await Him, To the person who seeks Him.

NASB 1995
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.

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

Amplified Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait [confidently] for Him, To those who seek Him [on the authority of God’s word].

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

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

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Teth LORD JEHOVAH is good to him who waits for him, and to the soul that seeks him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
TETH. The Lord is good to them that wait for him: the soul which shall seek him

Contemporary English Version
The LORD is kind to everyone who trusts and obeys him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Teth. The Lord is good to them that hope in 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.

Good News Translation
The LORD is good to everyone who trusts in him,

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
YHWH [is] good to those waiting for Him, "" To the soul [that] seeks Him.

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

New Heart English Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks 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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Hope
24“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in Him.” 25The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him. 26It is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.…

Cross References
Psalm 27:14
Wait patiently for the LORD; be strong and courageous. Wait patiently for the LORD!

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

Isaiah 26:9
My soul longs for You in the night; indeed, my spirit seeks You at dawn. For when Your judgments come upon the earth, the people 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 of the LORD.

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

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

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1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 15:2
And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The LORD is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.









(25) The Lord is good.--The alliterative form of the Hebrew makes "good" the first word of this and the two following verses, the adjective being predicated, first of the essential character of Jehovah, and then of the conditions in man on which the manifestation of that character depends.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

is good
ט֤וֹב (ṭō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

to those who wait for Him,
לְקוָֹ֔ו‪‬‪‬ (lə·qō·wāw)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6960: To bind together, collect, to expect

to the soul
לְנֶ֖פֶשׁ (lə·ne·p̄eš)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

who seeks Him.
תִּדְרְשֶֽׁנּוּ׃ (tiḏ·rə·šen·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship


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