Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.

King James Version

The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord leads to life; one will sleep at night without danger.

International Standard Version

The fear of the LORD leads to life; whoever is satisfied with it will rest, untouched by evil.

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD is life to a man, and he shall abide satisfied. He shall not be visited with evil.

American Standard Version

The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life; And he that hath it'shall abide satisfied; He shall not be visited with evil.

Amplified

The reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord leads to life, and he who has it rests satisfied; he cannot be visited with [actual] evil.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord gives life: and he who has it will have need of nothing; no evil will come his way.

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life, and he that hath it shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD is unto life, and he that has it shall live satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of Jehovah is to life: and he being filled shall lodge satisfied; he shall not be reviewed for evil.

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD leads to life: and he that has it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Fear of Yahweh [leads] to life; he who is filled [with it] will rest--he will not suffer harm.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah tends to life, and he rests satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD preserveth the life; yea it giveth plenteousness, without the visitation of any plague.

NET Bible

Fearing the Lord leads to life, and one who does so will live satisfied; he will not be afflicted by calamity.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.

The Emphasized Bible

The reverence of Yahweh, leadeth to life, satisfied then, let a man remain - let him not be visited by calamity.

Webster

The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fear of Jehovah is to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and he that hath it shall abide
לין לוּן 
Luwn 
Usage: 84

שׂבע 
 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

22 What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar. 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil. 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:21

No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.

1 Timothy 4:8

for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Psalm 25:13

His soul will abide in prosperity, And his descendants will inherit the land.

Psalm 34:9-11

O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.

Psalm 85:9

Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land.

Psalm 90:14

O satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness, That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.

Psalm 91:16

"With a long life I will satisfy him And let him see My salvation."

Psalm 103:17

But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,

Psalm 145:18-20

The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.

Proverbs 14:26-27

In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Isaiah 58:10-11

And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.

Malachi 3:16-17

Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.

Malachi 4:2

"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.

Matthew 5:6

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Romans 8:28

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.

1 Timothy 6:6-9

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

2 Timothy 4:18

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"

Psalm 19:9

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.

Psalm 33:18-19

Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,

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