Proverbs 18:22
Good News Translation
Find a wife and you find a good thing; it shows that the LORD is good to you.

Contemporary English Version
A man's greatest treasure is his wife--she is a gift from the LORD.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that hath found a good wife, hath found a good thing, and shall receive a pleasure from the Lord. He that driveth away a good wife, driveth away a good thing: but he that keepeth an adulteress, is foolish and wicked.

New American Bible
To find a wife is to find happiness, a favor granted by the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that hath found a good wife, hath found a good thing, and shall receive a pleasure from the Lord. He that driveth away a good wife, driveth away a good thing: but he that keepeth an adulteress, is foolish and wicked.

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Proverbs 5:15 Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters.

Proverbs 12:4 The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 19:14 House and riches are given by parents: but a prudent wife is properly from the Lord.

Proverbs 31:10 Who shall find a valiant woman? far, and from the uttermost coasts is the price of her.

Genesis 24:67 Who brought her into the tent of Sara his mother, and took her to wife: and he loved her so much, that it moderated the sorrow which was occasioned by his mother's death.

Genesis 29:20,21,28 So Jacob served seven years for Rachel: and they seemed but a few days, because of the greatness of his love. . . .

Ecclesiastes 9:9 Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest, all the days of thy unsteady life, which are given to thee under the sun, all the time of thy vanity: for this is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherewith thou labourest under the sun.

Hosea 12:12 Jacob fled into the country of Syria, and Israel served for a wife, and was a keeper for a wife.

1 Corinthians 7:2 But for fear of fornication, let every man have his own wife: and let every woman have her own husband.

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Proverbs 3:4 Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

Proverbs 8:35 But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.

Context
The Selfishness of the Unfriendly
21Death and life are in the power of the tongue: they that love it, shall eat the fruits thereof. 22He that hath found a good wife, hath found a good thing, and shall receive a pleasure from the Lord. He that driveth away a good wife, driveth away a good thing: but he that keepeth an adulteress, is foolish and wicked.23The poor will speak with supplications, and the rich will speak roughly.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:18
And the Lord God said: It is not good for man to be alone: let us make him a help like unto himself.

Proverbs 8:35
But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.

Proverbs 12:4
The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 19:14
House and riches are given by parents: but a prudent wife is properly from the Lord.

Proverbs 31:10
Who shall find a valiant woman? far, and from the uttermost coasts is the price of her.

Additional Translations
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD.Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, And obtaineth favor of Jehovah.

He that has found a good wife has found favours, and has received gladness from God. He that puts away a good wife, puts away a good thing, and he that keeps an adulteress is foolish and ungodly.

Whoso hath found a wife hath found a good thing, and hath obtained favour from Jehovah.

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

Whoever findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favor from the LORD.

Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of Yahweh.

Whoso hath found a wife hath found good, And bringeth out good-will from Jehovah.
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