Proverbs 8:34 {35}
Good News Translation
Those who listen to me will be happy--those who stay at my door every day, waiting at the entrance to my home.

Contemporary English Version
Come to my home each day and listen to me. You will find happiness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that shall find me, shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.

New American Bible
Happy the one who listens to me, attending daily at my gates, keeping watch at my doorposts;

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He that shall find me, shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.

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Proverbs 1:21 O children, how long will you love childishness, and fools covet those things which are hurtful to themselves, and the unwise hate knowledge?

Proverbs 2:3,4 If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure: . . .

Psalm 27:4 One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may see the delight of the Lord, and may visit his temple.

Psalm 84:10 For better is one day in thy courts above thousands. I have chosen to be an abject in the house of my God, rather than to dwell in the tabernacles of sinners.

Psalm 92:13 They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of the house of our God.

Matthew 7:24 Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock,

Luke 1:6 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

Luke 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary. who, sitting also at the Lord's feet, heard his word.

Luke 11:28 But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.

John 8:31,32 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him: If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed. . . .

Acts 2:42 And they were persevering in the doctrine of the apostles and in the communication of the breaking of bread and in prayers.

Acts 17:11,12 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so. . . .

James 1:22-25 But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. . . .

Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
33Blessed is the man that heareth me, and that watcheth daily at my gates, and waiteth at the posts of my doors. 34He that shall find me, shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.35But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.…
Cross References
Exodus 12:7
And they shall take of the blood thereof, and put it upon both the side posts, and on the upper door posts of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

1 Kings 10:8
Blessed are thy men, and blessed are thy servants, who stand before thee always, and hear thy wisdom.

Proverbs 3:13
The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold:

Proverbs 3:18
The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth, hath established the heavens by prudence.

Additional Translations
Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at the posts of my doorway.Blessed is the man that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors.

watching daily at my doors, waiting at the posts of my entrances.

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.
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