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Proverbs 8:17

Context
NETBible

I love 1  those who love me, and those who seek me find me.

XREF

1Sa 2:30; Ps 91:14; Ec 12:1; Isa 45:19; Isa 55:6; Mt 6:33; Mt 7:7,8; Mr 10:14; Joh 14:21,23; Joh 16:27; Jas 1:5; 1Jo 4:19

NET © Notes

sn In contrast to the word for “hate” (שָׂנֵא, shaneh) the verb “love” (אָהֵב, ’ahev) includes within it the idea of choosing spontaneously. So in this line loving and seeking point up the means of finding wisdom.



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