Psalm 127:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.

King James Version

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Holman Bible

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, children, a reward.

International Standard Version

Children are a gift from the LORD; a productive womb, the LORD's reward.

A Conservative Version

Lo, sons are a heritage of LORD, [and] the fruit of the womb is [a] reward.

American Standard Version

Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Amplified

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

Darby Translation

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, and the fruit of the womb a reward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, sons are a heritage of the LORD, and the fruit of the womb is to be desired.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, sons are the inheritance of Jehovah: the reward of the fruit of the womb.

King James 2000

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, children [are] the heritage of Yahweh; the fruit of the womb [is] a reward.

Modern King James verseion

Lo, children are the inheritance of Jehovah; the fruit of the womb is a reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, children, and the fruit of the womb are a heritage and gift, that cometh of the LORD.

NET Bible

Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, children are a heritage of the LORD. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

New simplified Bible

Children are an inheritance from Jehovah. They are a blessing from him.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! an inheritance from Yahweh, are children, A reward, the fruit of the womb:

Webster

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

World English Bible

Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah are sons, A reward is the fruit of the womb.

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Context Readings

The Blessing Of The Lord

2 It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep. 3 Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth.


Cross References

Genesis 33:5

He lifted his eyes and saw the women and the children, and said, "Who are these with you?" So he said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant."

Deuteronomy 28:4

"Blessed shall be the offspring of your body and the produce of your ground and the offspring of your beasts, the increase of your herd and the young of your flock.

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 48:4

and He said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful and numerous, and I will make you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your descendants after you for an everlasting possession.'

Joshua 24:3-4

'Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the River, and led him through all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his descendants and gave him Isaac.

Genesis 15:4-5

Then behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir."

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah and said to her, "May you, our sister, Become thousands of ten thousands, And may your descendants possess The gate of those who hate them."

Genesis 30:1-2

Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die."

Genesis 41:51-52

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."

1 Samuel 1:19-20

Then they arose early in the morning and worshiped before the LORD, and returned again to their house in Ramah And Elkanah had relations with Hannah his wife, and the LORD remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:27

"For this boy I prayed, and the LORD has given me my petition which I asked of Him.

1 Samuel 2:20-21

Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you children from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." And they went to their own home.

1 Chronicles 28:5

"Of all my sons (for the LORD has given me many sons), He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.

Psalm 128:3-4

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold, I and the children whom the LORD has given me are for signs and wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, who dwells on Mount Zion.

Isaiah 13:18

And their bows will mow down the young men, They will not even have compassion on the fruit of the womb, Nor will their eye pity children.

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