Psalm 127:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth.

King James Version

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

International Standard Version

As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so also are children born during one's youth.

A Conservative Version

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the sons of youth.

American Standard Version

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, So are the children of youth.

Amplified

As arrows are in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth.

Darby Translation

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

Holman Bible

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one's youth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the young men.

Julia Smith Translation

As arrows in the hand of the strong one, so are sons of youth.

King James 2000

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth.

Modern King James verseion

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the sons of the young.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are the young children.

NET Bible

Sons born during one's youth are like arrows in a warrior's hand.

New Heart English Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

New simplified Bible

The children born to a man when he is young are like arrows in the hand of a warrior.

The Emphasized Bible

As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so, are the children of young men.

Webster

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man: so are children of the youth.

World English Bible

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.

Youngs Literal Translation

As arrows in the hand of a mighty one, So are the sons of the young men.

References

Context Readings

The Blessing Of The Lord

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. 5 How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.


Cross References

Psalm 120:4

Sharp arrows of the warrior, With the burning coals of the broom tree.

Proverbs 17:6

Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 31:28

Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:

Jeremiah 50:9

"For behold, I am going to arouse and bring up against Babylon A horde of great nations from the land of the north, And they will draw up their battle lines against her; From there she will be taken captive. Their arrows will be like an expert warrior Who does not return empty-handed.



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