Proverbs 3:4
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New American Standard Bible
So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.

King James Bible
So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

Darby Bible Translation
and thou shalt find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

World English Bible
So you will find favor, and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

Young's Literal Translation
And find grace and good understanding In the eyes of God and man.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Compare Luke 2:52. These are the two conditions of true human growth.

Proverbs 3:4 Parallel Commentaries

The Gifts of Heavenly Wisdom
'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Sermon on the Boat Race.
In finding illustrations for our teaching at the river-side, we shall be in good company, for that manly preacher, Paul, had seen wrestlers and race-runners. It is true that then, athletics had not been disgraced by betting; and it is only of very late years that the struggle on the Thames has been polluted by gamblers. There are not a few who read our paper, who will be on the lookout to know as soon as possible, whether DARK OR LIGHT BLUE has won. For ourselves we care not, but we are anxious
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

An Appendix to the Beatitudes
His commandments are not grievous 1 John 5:3 You have seen what Christ calls for poverty of spirit, pureness of heart, meekness, mercifulness, cheerfulness in suffering persecution, etc. Now that none may hesitate or be troubled at these commands of Christ, I thought good (as a closure to the former discourse) to take off the surmises and prejudices in men's spirits by this sweet, mollifying Scripture, His commandments are not grievous.' The censuring world objects against religion that it is difficult
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
(Admonition 27.) Differently to be admonished are those who prosper in what they desire in temporal matters, and those who covet indeed the things that are of this world, but yet are wearied with the labour of adversity. For those who prosper in what they desire in temporal matters are to be admonished, when all things answer to their wishes, lest, through fixing their heart on what is given, they neglect to seek the giver; lest they love their pilgrimage instead of their country; lest they turn
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Luke 2:52
And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.

2 Corinthians 8:21
for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

1 Samuel 2:26
Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.

Psalm 111:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 8:35
"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.

Proverbs 12:2
A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Proverbs 13:15
Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

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