Proverbs 21:21
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New American Standard Bible
He who pursues righteousness and loyalty Finds life, righteousness and honor.

King James Bible
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Darby Bible Translation
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

World English Bible
He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is pursuing righteousness and kindness, Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The man who keeps "righteousness" will assuredly find it, but he will find besides it the "life" and the "honor" which he was not seeking. Compare 1 Kings 3:13; Matthew 6:33.

Proverbs 21:21 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Matthew 5:6
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

Proverbs 3:22
So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.

Proverbs 15:9
The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But He loves one who pursues righteousness.

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