New American Standard Bible
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.
King James Bible
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
World English Bible
Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.
Young's Literal Translation
Good is Jehovah to those waiting for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In these three verses, each beginning in the Hebrew with the word good, we have first the fundamental idea that Yahweh Himself is good, and if good to all, then especially is He so to those who being in adversity can yet wait in confidence upon His mercy.
LibrarySolitude, Silence, Submission
"He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him. He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope."--Lamentations 3:28, 29. THUS the prophet describes the conduct of a person in deep anguish of heart. When he does not know what to do, his soul, as if by instinct, humbles itself. He gets into some secret place, he utters no speech, he gives himself over to moaning and to tears, and then he bows himself lower and yet lower before the Divine Majesty, as if he felt …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 42: 1896
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
The Mercy of God
Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
And it will be said in that day, "Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation."
At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
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