Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."

King James Version

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Holman Bible

Happy is the man who does this, anyone who maintains this, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

International Standard Version

Blessed is the one who does this, and the person that holds it fast, who observes the Sabbath without profaning it, and restrains his hands from practicing any evil.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that holdeth it fast; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Amplified

Blessed, happy, and fortunate is the man who does this, and the son of man who lays hold of it and binds himself fast to it, who keeps sacred the Sabbath so as not to profane it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who does this, and the son of man whose behaviour is so ordered; who keeps the Sabbath holy, and his hand from doing any evil.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that holdeth fast to it; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps from polluting the sabbath, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man that shall do this, and the son of man that shall lay hold upon it; watching the Sabbath from defiling it, and watching his hand from doing all evil.

King James 2000

Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps the sabbath from defiling it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy [is the] man [who] does this, and [the] son of humankind [who] keeps hold of it, who keeps [the] Sabbath {so as not to profane} it, and who keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who lays hold on it; keeping the sabbath, from defiling it; and keeping his hand from doing any evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed is the man that doth this, and the man's child which keepeth the same. He that taketh heed, that he unhallow not the Sabbath; that is, he that keepeth himself that he do no evil.

NET Bible

The people who do this will be blessed, the people who commit themselves to obedience, who observe the Sabbath and do not defile it, who refrain from doing anything that is wrong.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the frail man, who doeth this! Yea the son of the earth-born who firmly graspeth it! Keeping the sabbath lest he profane it, and Keeping his own hand from doing any wrong.

Webster

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of a man who doth this, And of a son of man who keepeth hold on it, Keeping the sabbath from polluting it, And keeping his hand from doing any evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

this, and the son

Usage: 0

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

on it that keepeth
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

it, and keepeth
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Salvation For All Who Obey

1 Thus says the LORD, "Preserve justice and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come And My righteousness to be revealed. 2 "How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil." 3 Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely separate me from His people " Nor let the eunuch say, "Behold, I am a dry tree."


Cross References

Isaiah 58:13

"If because of the sabbath, you turn your foot From doing your own pleasure on My holy day, And call the sabbath a delight, the holy day of the LORD honorable, And honor it, desisting from your own ways, From seeking your own pleasure And speaking your own word,

Exodus 31:13-16

"But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'You shall surely observe My sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the LORD who sanctifies you.

Psalm 112:1

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Isaiah 56:4

For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep My sabbaths, And choose what pleases Me, And hold fast My covenant,

Jeremiah 17:21-22

'Thus says the LORD, "Take heed for yourselves, and do not carry any load on the sabbath day or bring anything in through the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 20:12

"Also I gave them My sabbaths to be a sign between Me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD who sanctifies them.

Ezekiel 20:20

'Sanctify My sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between Me and you, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.'

Exodus 20:8

"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you.

Leviticus 19:30

'You shall keep My sabbaths and revere My sanctuary; I am the LORD.

Nehemiah 13:17

Then I reprimanded the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing you are doing, by profaning the sabbath day?

Psalm 1:1-3

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Psalm 15:1-5

O LORD, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill?

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.

Psalm 106:3

How blessed are those who keep justice, Who practice righteousness at all times!

Psalm 119:1-5

How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.

Psalm 119:101

I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.

Psalm 128:1

How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.

Proverbs 4:13

Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life.

Proverbs 4:27

Do not turn to the right nor to the left; Turn your foot from evil.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good that you grasp one thing and also not let go of the other; for the one who fears God comes forth with both of them.

Isaiah 56:6

"Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, To minister to Him, and to love the name of the LORD, To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath And holds fast My covenant;

Luke 11:28

But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."

Luke 12:43

"Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.

John 13:17

"If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain