Psalm 128:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you.

King James Version

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

International Standard Version

You will eat from the work of your hands; you will be happy, and it will go well for you.

A Conservative Version

For thou shall eat the labor of thy hands. Happy thou shall be, and it shall be well with thee.

American Standard Version

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Amplified

For you shall eat [the fruit] of the labor of your hands; happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Darby Translation

For thou shalt eat the labour of thy hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Holman Bible

You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: happy thou, and well to thee.

King James 2000

For you shall eat the labor of your hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you [will be] happy and [it will be] well with you.

Modern King James verseion

For you shall surely eat the labor of your hands; you shall be happy, and all is well with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou shalt eat the labours of thine own hands; O well is thee, and happy shalt thou be.

NET Bible

You will eat what you worked so hard to grow. You will be blessed and secure.

New Heart English Bible

For you will eat the labor of your hands; you will be blessed, and it will be well with you.

New simplified Bible

You will certainly eat what your own hands have provided. Blessings to you! May things go well for you!

Webster

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

World English Bible

For you will eat the labor of your hands. You will be happy, and it will be well with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

The labour of thy hands thou surely eatest, Happy art thou, and good is to thee.

Context Readings

Blessings For Those Who Fear God

1 How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways. 2 When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you. 3 Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:10

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.

Ephesians 6:3

SO THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH.

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

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.

Deuteronomy 28:11

"The LORD will make you abound in prosperity, in the offspring of your body and in the offspring of your beast and in the produce of your ground, in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 28:39

"You shall plant and cultivate vineyards, but you will neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worm will devour them.

Deuteronomy 28:51

"Moreover, it shall eat the offspring of your herd and the produce of your ground until you are destroyed, who also leaves you no grain, new wine, or oil, nor the increase of your herd or the young of your flock until they have caused you to perish.

Judges 6:3-6

For it was when Israel had sown, that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the sons of the east and go against them.

Psalm 109:11

Let the creditor seize all that he has, And let strangers plunder the product of his labor.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Here is what I have seen to be good and fitting: to eat, to drink and enjoy oneself in all one's labor in which he toils under the sun during the few years of his life which God has given him; for this is his reward.

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Isaiah 65:21-23

"They will build houses and inhabit them; They will also plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Jeremiah 22:15

"Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

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