Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 8:17 in English Standard Version "I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me." 1Sa 2:30 Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the Lord declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed. Ps 91:14 “Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. Pr 1:28 Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently but will not find me. Joh 14:21 Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” Jas 1:5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.