Parallel Verses

Amplified

For length of days and years of a life [worth living] and tranquility [inward and outward and continuing through old age till death], these shall they add to you.

New American Standard Bible

For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.

King James Version

For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

Holman Bible

for they will bring you
many days, a full life, and well-being.

International Standard Version

For they will add length to your days, years to your life, and abundant peace to you.

A Conservative Version

For length of days, and years of life, and peace, they will add to thee.

American Standard Version

For length of days, and years of life, And peace, will they add to thee.

Bible in Basic English

For they will give you increase of days, years of life, and peace.

Darby Translation

for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they shall add length of days and long life and peace unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For length of days and years of life, and peace they shall add to thee.

King James 2000

For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For length of days, years of life, and peace they shall add to you.

Modern King James verseion

for they shall add length of days, and long life, and peace to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they shall prolong the days and years of thy life, and bring thee peace.

NET Bible

for they will provide a long and full life, and they will add well-being to you.

New Heart English Bible

for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, length of days and years of life, and blessedness, shall they and to thee.

Webster

For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

World English Bible

for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For length of days and years, Life and peace they do add to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארך 
'orek 
length, long, ever, as long as, high
Usage: 95

of days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

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

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Wisdom And Piety

1 My son, forget not my law or teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments; 2 For length of days and years of a life [worth living] and tranquility [inward and outward and continuing through old age till death], these shall they add to you. 3 Let not mercy and kindness [shutting out all hatred and selfishness] and truth [shutting out all deliberate hypocrisy or falsehood] forsake you; bind them about your neck, write them upon the tablet of your heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:10

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of your life shall be many.

Psalm 91:16

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

Proverbs 9:11

For by me [Wisdom from God] your days shall be multiplied, and the years of your life shall be increased.

Psalm 119:165

Great peace have they who love Your law; nothing shall offend them or make them stumble.

Job 5:26

You shall come to your grave in ripe old age, and as a shock of grain goes up [to the threshing floor] in its season.

Psalm 21:4

He asked life of You, and You gave it to him -- "long life forever and evermore.

Psalm 34:11-14

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you to revere and worshipfully fear the Lord.

Psalm 128:6

Yes, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel!

Proverbs 3:16-17

Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand are riches and honor.

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.

Isaiah 32:17

And the effect of righteousness will be peace [internal and external], and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confident trust forever.

Isaiah 57:19-21

Peace, peace, to him who is far off [both Jew and Gentile] and to him who is near! says the Lord; I create the fruit of his lips, and I will heal him [make his lips blossom anew with speech in thankful praise].

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we are justified ( acquitted, declared righteous, and given a right standing with God) through faith, let us [grasp the fact that we] have [the peace of reconciliation to hold and to enjoy] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Romans 14:17

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right.

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.

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