Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

If they serve Him obediently, they will end their days in prosperity and their years in happiness.

New American Standard Bible

"If they hear and serve Him, They will end their days in prosperity And their years in pleasures.

King James Version

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

International Standard Version

If they listen and serve him, they'll finish their lives in prosperity and their years will be pleasant.

A Conservative Version

If they hearken and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

American Standard Version

If they hearken and serve him , They shall spend their days in prosperity, And their years in pleasures.

Amplified

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness and joy.

Bible in Basic English

If they give ear to his voice, and do his word, then he gives them long life, and years full of pleasure.

Darby Translation

If they hearken and serve him, they shall accomplish their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If they hearken and serve him, they shall spend their days in goodness and their years in delight.

Julia Smith Translation

If they will hear and will serve him, they shall finish their days in good, and their years in delights.

King James 2000

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If they listen and serve [him], they complete their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness.

Modern King James verseion

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in blessedness, and their years in pleasures.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If they now will take heed and be obedient, they shall wear out their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasure and joy.

NET Bible

If they obey and serve him, they live out their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness.

New Heart English Bible

If they listen and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

The Emphasized Bible

If they would hearken, and serve, they should complete their days, in prosperity, and their years, in pleasantness;

Webster

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

World English Bible

If they listen and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Youngs Literal Translation

If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and their years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

10 He opens their ears to correction and insists they repent from iniquity. 11 If they serve Him obediently, they will end their days in prosperity and their years in happiness. 12 But if they do not obey, they will cross the river [of death] and die without knowledge.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:30

When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, you will return to the Lord your God in later days and obey Him.

Job 11:13-19

As for you, if you redirect your heart and lift up your hands to Him [in prayer]-

Job 21:11

They let their little ones run around like lambs; their children skip about,

Job 22:21

Come to terms with God and be at peace; in this way good will come to you.

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you will be renewed. If you banish injustice from your tent

Job 42:12

So the Lord blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the earlier. He owned 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Ecclesiastes 9:2-3

Everything is the same for everyone: there is one fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not sacrifice. As it is for the good, so it is for the sinner, as for the one who takes an oath, so for the one who fears an oath.

Isaiah 1:19

If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the good things of the land.

Jeremiah 7:23

However, I did give them this command: Obey Me, and then I will be your God, and you will be My people. You must walk in every way I command you so that it may go well with you."

Jeremiah 26:13

So now, correct your ways and deeds and obey the voice of the Lord your God so that He might relent concerning the disaster that He warned about.

Romans 6:17

But thank God that, although you used to be slaves of sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were entrusted to,

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed and went out to a place he was going to receive as an inheritance; he went out, not knowing where he was going.

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.

Revelation 18:7

As much as she glorified herself and lived luxuriously, give her that much torment and grief. Because she says in her heart, 'I sit as queen; I am not a widow, and I will never see grief,'

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