Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 That which is desired in a man is loyalty and kindness [and his glory and delight are his giving], but a poor man is better than a liar. 23 The reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord leads to life, and he who has it rests satisfied; he cannot be visited with [actual] evil. 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:21

No [actual] evil, misfortune, or calamity shall come upon the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil, misfortune, and calamity.

1 Timothy 4:8

For physical training is of some value (useful for a little), but godliness (spiritual training) is useful and of value in everything and in every way, for it holds promise for the present life and also for the life which is to come.

Psalm 25:13

He himself shall dwell at ease, and his offspring shall inherit the land.

Psalm 34:9-11

O fear the Lord, you His saints [revere and worship Him]! For there is no want to those who truly revere and worship Him with godly fear.

Psalm 85:9

Surely His salvation is near to those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him, [and is ready to be appropriated] that [the manifest presence of God, His] glory may tabernacle and abide in our land.

Psalm 90:14

O satisfy us with Your mercy and loving-kindness in the morning [now, before we are older], that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

Psalm 91:16

With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.

Psalm 103:17

But the mercy and loving-kindness of the Lord are from everlasting to everlasting upon those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him, and His righteousness is to children's children -- "

Psalm 145:18-20

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him sincerely and in truth.

Proverbs 10:27

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord prolongs one's days, but the years of the wicked shall be made short.

Proverbs 14:26-27

In the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children shall always have a place of refuge.

Isaiah 58:10-11

And if you pour out that with which you sustain your own life for the hungry and satisfy the need of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in darkness, and your obscurity and gloom become like the noonday.

Malachi 3:16-17

Then those who feared the Lord talked often one to another; and the Lord listened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him of those who reverenced and worshipfully feared the Lord and who thought on His name.

Malachi 4:2

But unto you who revere and worshipfully fear My name shall the Sun of Righteousness arise with healing in His wings and His beams, and you shall go forth and gambol like calves [released] from the stall and leap for joy.

Matthew 5:6

Blessed and fortunate and happy and spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be completely satisfied!

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was edified [growing in wisdom, virtue, and piety] and walking in the respect and reverential fear of the Lord and in the consolation and exhortation of the Holy Spirit, continued to increase and was multiplied.

Romans 8:28

We are assured and know that [ God being a partner in their labor] all things work together and are [fitting into a plan] for good to and for those who love God and are called according to [His] design and purpose.

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned how to be content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am.

1 Timothy 6:6-9

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain.

2 Timothy 4:18

[And indeed] the Lord will certainly deliver and draw me to Himself from every assault of evil. He will preserve and bring me safe unto His heavenly kingdom. To Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen (so be it).

Hebrews 13:5-6

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

Psalm 19:9

The [reverent] fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the ordinances of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.

Psalm 33:18-19

Behold, the Lord's eye is upon those who fear Him [who revere and worship Him with awe], who wait for Him and hope in His mercy and loving-kindness,

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