‘favour…ed…able…est…’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

FavourAnd Jesus increased in wisdom and stature,
and in favour with God and man. – Luke 2:52

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “favour…ed…”.

Genesis 18:3 And said, My LORD, if now I have found favour in thy sight,
pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant:

Genesis 29:17 Leah was tender eyed;
but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.

Genesis 30:27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee,
if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry:
for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

Genesis 39:6 And he left all that he had in Joseph’s hand;
and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat.
And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.

Genesis 39:21 But the LORD was with Joseph,
and shewed him mercy,
and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Genesis 41:2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed;
and they fed in a meadow.

Genesis 41:3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river,
ill favoured and leanfleshed;
and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river.

Genesis 41:4 And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up
the seven well favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.

Genesis 41:18 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine,
fatfleshed and well favoured;
and they fed in a meadow:

Genesis 41:19 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them,
poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed,
such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:

Genesis 41:20 And the lean and the ill favoured kine
did eat up the first seven fat kine:

Genesis 41:21 And when they had eaten them up,
it could not be known that they had eaten them;
but they were still ill favoured,
as at the beginning. So I awoke.

Genesis 41:27 And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that came up after them are seven years;
and the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind shall be seven years of famine.

Exodus 3:21 And I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians:
and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty:

Exodus 11:3 And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians.
Moreover the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants,
and in the sight of the people.

Exodus 12:36 And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians,
so that they lent unto them such things as they required.
And they spoiled the Egyptians.

Numbers 11:11 And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?
and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight,
that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

Numbers 11:15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand,
if I have found favour in thy sight;
and let me not see my wretchedness.

Deuteronomy 24:1 When a man hath taken a wife, and married her,
and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes,
because he hath found some uncleanness in her:
then let him write her a bill of divorcement,
and give it in her hand,
and send her out of his house.

Deuteronomy 28:50 A nation of fierce countenance,
which shall not regard the person of the old,
nor shew favour to the young:

Deuteronomy 33:23 And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favour,
and full with the blessing of the LORD:
possess thou the west and the south.

Joshua 11:20 For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts,
that they should come against Israel in battle,
that he might destroy them utterly,
and that they might have no favour,
but that he might destroy them, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Judges 21:22 And it shall be, when their fathers or their brethren come unto us to complain,
that we will say unto them,
Be favourable unto them for our sakes:
because we reserved not to each man his wife in the war:
for ye did not give unto them at this time, that ye should be guilty.

Ruth 2:13 Then she said, Let me find favour in thy sight, my lord;
for that thou hast comforted me,
and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid,
though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens.

1 Samuel 2:26 And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour
both with the LORD, and also with men.

1 Samuel 16:22 And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David, I pray thee, stand before me;
for he hath found favour in my sight.

1 Samuel 20:29 And he said, Let me go, I pray thee;
for our family hath a sacrifice in the city;
and my brother, he hath commanded me to be there:
and now, if I have found favour in thine eyes, let me get away, I pray thee,
and see my brethren. Therefore he cometh not unto the king’s table.

1 Samuel 25:8 Ask thy young men, and they will shew thee.
Wherefore let the young men find favour in thine eyes:
for we come in a good day: give, I pray thee,
whatsoever cometh to thine hand unto thy servants,
and to thy son David.

1 Samuel 29:6 Then Achish called David, and said unto him, Surely,
as the LORD liveth, thou hast been upright,
and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the host is good in my sight:
for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day:
nevertheless the lords favour thee not.

2 Samuel 15:25 And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city:
if I shall find favour in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again,
and shew me both it,
and his habitation:

2 Samuel 20:11 And one of Joab’s men stood by him,
and said, He that favoureth Joab,
and he that is for David, let him go after Joab.

1 Kings 11:19 And Hadad found great favour in the sight of Pharaoh,
so that he gave him to wife the sister of his own wife,
the sister of Tahpenes the queen.

Nehemiah 2:5 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.

Esther 2:15 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.

Esther 2:17 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 5:2 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 5:8 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 7:3 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:

Esther 8:5 And said, If it please the king,
and if I have found 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:

Job 10:12 Thou hast granted me life and favour,
and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.

Job 33:26 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.

Psalms 5:12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous;
with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Psalms 30:5 For his anger endureth but a moment;
in his favour is life:
weeping may endure for a night,
but joy cometh in the morning.

Psalms 30:7 LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong:
thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.

Psalms 35:27 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.

Psalms 41:11 By this I know that thou favourest me,
because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.

Psalms 44:3 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.

Psalms 45:12 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift;
even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour.

Psalms 77:7 Will the Lord cast off for ever?
and will he be favourable no more?

Psalms 85:1 Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land:
thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.

Psalms 89:17 For thou art the glory of their strength:
and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.

Psalms 102:13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion:
for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.

Psalms 102:14 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones,
and favour the dust thereof.

Psalms 106:4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people:
O visit me with thy salvation;

Psalms 109:12 Let there be none to extend mercy unto him:
neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.

Psalms 112:5 A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth:
he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Psalms 119:58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart:
be merciful unto me according to thy word.

Proverbs 3:4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding
in the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 8:35 For whoso findeth me findeth life,
and shall obtain favour of the LORD.

Proverbs 11:27 He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour:
but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs 12:2 A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD:
but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 13:15 Good understanding giveth favour:
but the way of transgressors is hard.

Proverbs 14:9 Fools make a mock at sin:
but among the righteous there is favour.

Proverbs 14:35 The king’s favour is toward a wise servant:
but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Proverbs 16:15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life;
and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Proverbs 18:22 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing,
and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

Proverbs 19:6 Many will intreat the favour of the prince:
and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Proverbs 19:12 The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion;
but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 21:10 The soul of the wicked desireth evil:
his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Proverbs 22:1 A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches,
and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Proverbs 28:23 He that rebuketh a man afterwards
shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

Proverbs 29:26 Many seek the ruler’s favour;
but every man’s judgment cometh from the LORD.

Proverbs 31:30 favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain:
but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.

Ecclesiastes 9:11 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.

Song of Solomon 8:10 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers:
then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.

Isaiah 26:10 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 27:11 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 60:10 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.

Jeremiah 16:13 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.

Lamentations 4:16 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.

Daniel 1:4 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 1:9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love
with the prince of the eunuchs.

Luke 1:28 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.

Luke 1:30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary:
for thou hast found favour with God.

Luke 2:52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature,
and in favour with God and man.

Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people.
And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

Acts 7:10 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 7:46 Who found favour before God,
and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

Acts 25:3 And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem,
laying wait in the way to kill him.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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