2 Chronicles 9:7
New International Version
How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!

New Living Translation
How happy your people must be! What a privilege for your officials to stand here day after day, listening to your wisdom!

English Standard Version
Happy are your wives! Happy are these your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!

Berean Study Bible
How blessed are your men! How blessed are these servants of yours who stand continually before you and hear your wisdom!

King James Bible
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

New King James Version
Happy are your men and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you and hear your wisdom!

New American Standard Bible
How blessed are your men, how blessed are these servants of yours, who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom!

NASB 1995
“How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.

NASB 1977
“How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.

Amplified Bible
Blessed and fortunate are your people, how blessed and fortunate are these servants of yours who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom!

Christian Standard Bible
How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How happy are your men. How happy are these servants of yours, who always stand in your presence hearing your wisdom.

American Standard Version
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed are your Servants, these who stand before you constantly and listen to your wisdom

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed are thy men, blessed are these thy servants, who stand before thee continually, and hear thy wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
Your people and officials are lucky to be here where they can listen to the wise things you say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Happy are thy men, and happy are thy servants, who stand always before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

English Revised Version
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Good News Translation
How fortunate are those who serve you, who are always in your presence and are privileged to hear your wise sayings!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How blessed your men must be! How blessed these servants of yours must be because they are always stationed in front of you and listen to your wisdom!

International Standard Version
How blessed are your staff! And how blessed are your employees, who serve you continually and get to listen to your wisdom!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Literal Standard Version
O the blessedness of your men, and the blessedness of your servants—these—who are standing before you continually, and hearing your wisdom.

NET Bible
Your attendants, who stand before you at all times and hear your wise sayings, are truly happy!

New Heart English Bible
Happy are your wives, and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.

World English Bible
Happy are your men, and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.

Young's Literal Translation
'O the happiness of thy men, and the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, and hearing thy wisdom.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Queen of Sheba
6But I did not believe the reports until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not half of the greatness of your wisdom was told to me. You have far exceeded the report I heard. 7How blessed are your men! How blessed are these servants of yours who stand continually before you and hear your wisdom! 8Blessed be the LORD your God, who has delighted in you to set you on His throne to be king for the LORD your God. Because your God loved Israel enough to establish them forever, He has made you king over them to carry out justice and righteousness.”…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 9:6
But I did not believe the reports until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not half of the greatness of your wisdom was told to me. You have far exceeded the report I heard.

2 Chronicles 9:8
Blessed be the LORD your God, who has delighted in you to set you on His throne to be king for the LORD your God. Because your God loved Israel enough to establish them forever, He has made you king over them to carry out justice and righteousness."


Treasury of Scripture

Happy are your men, and happy are these your servants, which stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.

Deuteronomy 33:9
Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.

1 Kings 10:8
Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.

Psalm 27:4
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.









(7) And happy . . . and hear.--The conjunctions weaken the rhetorical effect of the verse, and are not read in Kings.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
How blessed
אַשְׁרֵ֣י (’aš·rê)
Interjection
Strong's 835: Happiness, interjection, how happy!

are your men!
אֲנָשֶׁ֔יךָ (’ă·nā·še·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

How blessed
וְאַשְׁרֵ֖י (wə·’aš·rê)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 835: Happiness, interjection, how happy!

are these
אֵ֑לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

servants of yours
עֲבָדֶ֣יךָ (‘ă·ḇā·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

who stand
הָעֹמְדִ֤ים (hā·‘ō·mə·ḏîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

continually
תָּמִ֔יד (tā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

before you
לְפָנֶ֙יךָ֙ (lə·p̄ā·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

and hear
וְשֹׁמְעִ֖ים (wə·šō·mə·‘îm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

your wisdom.
חָכְמָתֶֽךָ׃ (ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom


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OT History: 2 Chronicles 9:7 Happy are your men and happy (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)
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