"And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man."
May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us – yes, establish the work of our hands.
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
And the Lord said to Moses, "This very thing that you have spoken I will do, for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name."
Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor.
Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.
For by the grace (unmerited favor of God) given to me I warn everyone among you not to estimate and think of himself more highly than he ought [not to have an exaggerated opinion of his own importance], but to rate his ability with sober judgment, each according to the degree of faith apportioned by God to him. For as in one physical body we have many parts (organs, members) and all of these parts do not have the same function or use, So we, numerous as we are, are one body in Christ (the Messiah) and individually we are parts one of another [mutually dependent on one another].
So Joseph found favor in his sight and attended him, and he made him overseer of his house and put him in charge of all that he had.
When the turn came for Esther the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her as his own daughter, to go in to the king, she asked for nothing except what Hegai the king's eunuch, who had charge of the women, advised. Now Esther was winning favor in the eyes of all who saw her.
Daniel 1:9, ESV
And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs.
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
You will arise and have pity on Zion; it is the time to favor her; the appointed time has come.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
For you are the glory of their strength; by your favor our horn is exalted.
From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another.
2 Kings 3:17
Thus says the Lord, You shall not see wind nor shall you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, so that you shall drink…
And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.
Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.
The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the LORD holds them by the hand.