For whoever finds wisdom finds life and receives favor from the Lord.
But the lord was with Joseph in the prison and showed him his faithful love. And the lord made Joseph a favorite with the prison warden.
And I will cause the Egyptians to look favorably on you. They will give you gifts when you go so you will not leave empty-handed.
(Now the lord had caused the Egyptians to look favorably on the people of Israel. And Moses was considered a very great man in the land of Egypt, respected by Pharaoh’s officials and the Egyptian people alike.)
If it is true that you look favorably on me, let me know your ways so I may understand you more fully and continue to enjoy your favor. And remember that this nation is your very own people.”
“I will look favorably upon you, making you fertile and multiplying your people. And I will fulfill my covenant with you.
1 Samuel 16:22
Then Saul sent word to Jesse asking, “Please let David remain in my service, for I am very pleased with him.”
And the king loved Esther more than any of the other young women. He was so delighted with her that he set the royal crown on her head and declared her queen instead of Vashti.
For you bless the godly, O lord; you surround them with your shield of love.
For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.
They did not conquer the land with their swords; it was not their own strong arm that gave them victory. It was your right hand and strong arm and the blinding light from your face that helped them, for you loved them.
And may the Lord our God show us his approval and make our efforts successful. Yes, make our efforts successful!
Good comes to those who lend money generously and conduct their business fairly.
If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying. 3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart. 4 Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation. 5 Trust in the lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.
For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the lord.
If you search for good, you will find favor; but if you search for evil, it will find you!
A person with good sense is respected; a treacherous person is headed for destruction.
When people’s lives please the lord, even their enemies are at peace with them.
The man who finds a wife finds a treasure, and he receives favor from the lord.
“Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God!
and rescued him from all his troubles. And God gave him favor before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. God also gave Joseph unusual wisdom, so that Pharaoh appointed him governor over all of Egypt and put him in charge of the palace.
God’s law was given so that all people could see how sinful they were. But as people sinned more and more, God’s wonderful grace became more abundant.
2 Corinthians 8:9
You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich.