Words of Wisdom
And I said unto the king, If it please the king, and if thy servant have found favour in thy sight, that thou wouldest send me unto Judah, unto the city of my fathers' sepulchres, that I may build it. Nehemiah 2:5
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.
So Esther was taken unto king Ahasuerus into his house royal in the tenth month, which is the month Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign.
And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti. Esther 2:15-17
And it was so, when the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, that she obtained favour in his sight: and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand. So Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre. Esther 5:2
If I have found favour in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do to morrow as the king hath said. Esther 5:8
Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request:
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage. Esther 7:3, 4
And said, If it please the king, and if I have favour in his sight, and the thing seem right before the king, and I be pleasing in his eyes, let it be written to reverse the letters devised by Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews which are in all the king's provinces:
For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?
Then the king Ahasuerus said unto Esther the queen and to Mordecai the Jew, Behold, I have given Esther the house of Haman, and him they have hanged upon the gallows, because he laid his hand upon the Jews. Esther 8:5-7
Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit. Job 10:12
He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness. Job 33:26
For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield. Psalm 5:12
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. Psalm 30:5-7
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant. Psalm 35:27
By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me. Psalm 41:11
For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them. Psalm 44:3
And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift; even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour. Psalm 45:12
Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?
Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?
Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah. Psalm 77:7-9
Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob. Psalm 85:1
For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted. Psalm 89:17
Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof. Psalm 102:13, 14
Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;
That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance. Psalm 106:4, 5
Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children. Psalm 109:12
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. Psalm 112:5
I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word. Psalm 119:58
So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:4
For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. Proverbs 8:35
He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him. Proverbs 11:27
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. Proverbs 12:2
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard. Proverbs 13:15
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour. Proverbs 14:9
The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame. Proverbs 14:35
In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain. Proverbs 16:15
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. Proverbs 18:22
Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. Proverbs 19:6
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass. Proverbs 19:12
The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes. Proverbs 21:10
A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. Proverbs 22:1
He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue. Proverbs 28:23
Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD. Proverbs 29:26
Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. Proverbs 31:30
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Ecclesiastes 9:11
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour. Song of Solomon 8:10
Let favour be shewed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD. Isaiah 26:10
When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour. Isaiah 27:11
And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee. Isaiah 60:10
Therefore will I cast you out of this land into a land that ye know not, neither ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night; where I will not shew you favour. Jeremiah 16:13
The anger of the LORD hath divided them; he will no more regard them: they respected not the persons of the priests, they favoured not the elders. Lamentations 4:16
Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans. Daniel 1:4
Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs. Daniel 1:9
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. Luke 1:28-30
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. Luke 2:52
Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. Acts 2:47
And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house. Acts 7:10
Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob. Acts 7:46
And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him. Acts 25:3