Proverbs 3:13

“ Happy is the man that findeth wisedome, and the man that getteth vnderstanding.”

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Other Translations

Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding.
- King James Version

How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Happy is the man who makes discovery of wisdom, and he who gets knowledge.
- Basic English Bible

Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
- Darby Bible

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
- Webster's Bible

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
- World English Bible

O the happiness of a man [who] hath found wisdom, And of a man [who] bringeth forth understanding.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that obtaineth understanding.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:13


3:13 Findeth - Which supposes his diligent searching for it.


Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • Preach
    With the heart man can believe unto righteousness.For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. We must trust in the Lord with all our hearts, believing he is able and wise to do what is best.My son, forget not my law but let thine heart keep my commandments:Trust in the LORD with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding.
  • Corey-ann
    Beneath the heart is a hidden meaning, meaning of words or a truth you believe in, beyond the faith is a hidden yonder , too many lives wasted as people sit and ponder, .... above the faith is the power of hand , spreading the seeds of a flower we call understand , understand me now as i spread thy word ... how many pens do you share with a blank open black book
  • Dave
    proverbs chapter 3 is a chapter that helps me gain insight into the word of God .Whenever i needwisdom, or understanding i learn to trust in the Lord rather than leaning on my own understanding. I have learned to acknowledge God instead of myself knowing that he is the one who will direct my path and that i can know i wont be disappointed as long as i trust him and not myself. And im trusting him
  • Lilian
    The wise shall inherit glory but shame is the promotion of fools amen
  • Ivy Johnson
    No Precious Jewels or Earthly Treasures are worthy to be Compared with True WISDOM: Whether the concerns of Time or Eternity be Consudered: We must make Wisdom our Business: We must Venture all in it: And be willing to part with all for it: This WISDOM is the LORD JESUS CHRIST: AND HIS SALVATION: SOUGHT AND OBTAINED: BY FAITH AND PRAYER:
    CHRIST IS THAT WISDOM: BY WHOM THE WORLDS WERE MADE: AMEN!
  • Skybounder
    Verse 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. Have you ever been away for years from a place you used to frequent and people have forgotten your name? A reminder to me to visit "mercy and truth" often so they're familiar with you and recognize you.

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