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2 Chronicles 9:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, that stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Happy [are] thy men, and happy [are] these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Happy [are] thy men, and happy [are] these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee and hear thy wisdom!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— How happy! are thy men, and how happy! are these thy servants,—who are standing before thee continually, and hearing thy wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'O the happiness of thy men, and the happiness of thy servants—these—who are standing before thee continually, and hearing thy wisdom.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Happy are thy men, and happy are thy servants, who stand always before thee, and hear thy wisdom.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Happy [are] thy men, and happy [are] these thy seruants, which stand continually before thee, and heare thy wisedome.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Blessed [are] thy men, blessed [are] these thy servants, who stand before thee continually, and hear thy wisdom.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Happy [are] thy men, and happy [are] these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Happy 835
{0835} Prime
אֶשֶׁר
'esher
{eh'-sher}
From H0833; happiness; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!.
[are] thy men, y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
and happy 835
{0835} Prime
אֶשֶׁר
'esher
{eh'-sher}
From H0833; happiness; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!.
[are] these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
thy servants, 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
which stand 5975
{5975} Prime
עָמַד
`amad
{aw-mad'}
A primitive root; to stand, in various relations (literally and figuratively, intransitively and transitively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
continually 8548
{8548} Prime
תָּמִיד
tamiyd
{taw-meed'}
From an unused root meaning to stretch; properly continuance (as indefinite extension); but used only (attributively as adjective) constant (or adverbially constantly); elliptically the regular (daily) sacrifice.
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
thee, and hear 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
thy wisdom. 2451
{2451} Prime
חָכְמָה
chokmah
{khok-maw'}
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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.
Psalms 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 enquire in his temple.
Psalms 84:10-12 For a day in thy courts [is] better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. ... O LORD of hosts, blessed [is] the man that trusteth in thee.
Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
Proverbs 3:14 For the merchandise of it [is] better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Proverbs 8:34 Blessed [is] the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.
Proverbs 10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Luke 10:39-42 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. ... But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Luke 11:28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed [are] they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
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Dt 33:9. 1K 10:8. Ps 27:4; 84:10. Pv 3:3, 14; 8:34; 10:21; 13:20. Lk 10:39; 11:28.

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