Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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

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.

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 The craving of a man [is] his steadfast loyalty, and [it is] better [to be] poor than a {liar}. 23 Fear of Yahweh [leads] to life; he who is filled [with it] will rest--he will not suffer harm. 24 A lazy person buries his hand in the dish, and even to his mouth he will not bring it back.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:21

{No evil will happen} to the righteous, but the wicked are filled [with] trouble.

1 Timothy 4:8

For the training of the body is {somewhat} profitable, but godliness is profitable for everything, [because it] holds promise for the present life and for the [life] to come.

Psalm 25:13

His soul will lodge in prosperity, and his offspring will possess [the] land.

Psalm 34:9-11

Fear Yahweh, [you] his saints, for there is no lack for [those who] fear him.

Psalm 85:9

Surely his salvation [is] near for those who fear him, that glory may abide in our land.

Psalm 90:14

Satisfy us in the morning with your loyal love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.

Psalm 91:16

[With] {long life} I will satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

Psalm 103:17

But the loyal love of Yahweh [is] from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to [their] children's children,

Psalm 145:18-20

Yahweh [is] near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of Yahweh adds life, but the years of the wicked are shortened.

Proverbs 14:26-27

In the fear of Yahweh, there is confidence of strength, and for his children, there will be refuge.

Isaiah 58:10-11

if you offer your soul to the hungry, and you satisfy [the] appetite of [the] afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness, and your darkness [will be] like noon.

Malachi 3:16-17

Then those who revered Yahweh spoke {with one another}. And Yahweh listened attentively and heard, and a scroll of remembrance was written {before him} of those who revere Yahweh and ponder his name.

Malachi 4:2

But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise, with healing in its wings, and you will go out and leap like {fattened calves}.

Matthew 5:6

Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied.

Acts 9:31

Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].

Romans 8:28

And we know that all [things] work together for good for those who love God, for those who are called according to [his] purpose,

Philippians 4:11-12

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

1 Timothy 6:6-9

But godliness with contentment is a great means of gain.

2 Timothy 4:18

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will save [me] for his heavenly kingdom, to whom [be] the glory {forever and ever}. Amen.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Your lifestyle [must be] free from the love of money, being content with what you have. For he himself has said, "I will never desert you, and I will never abandon you."

Psalm 19:9

The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether,

Psalm 33:18-19

Behold, the eye of Yahweh [is] on those who fear him, on those who hope for his loyal love

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