Parallel Verses

Amplified

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.

King James Version

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Holman Bible

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward.

International Standard Version

Children are a gift from the LORD; a productive womb, the LORD's reward.

A Conservative Version

Lo, sons are a heritage of LORD, [and] the fruit of the womb is [a] reward.

American Standard Version

Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Darby Translation

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, and the fruit of the womb a reward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, sons are a heritage of the LORD, and the fruit of the womb is to be desired.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, sons are the inheritance of Jehovah: the reward of the fruit of the womb.

King James 2000

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, children [are] the heritage of Yahweh; the fruit of the womb [is] a reward.

Modern King James verseion

Lo, children are the inheritance of Jehovah; the fruit of the womb is a reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, children, and the fruit of the womb are a heritage and gift, that cometh of the LORD.

NET Bible

Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, children are a heritage of the LORD. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! an inheritance from Yahweh, are children, A reward, the fruit of the womb:

Webster

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

World English Bible

Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah are sons, A reward is the fruit of the womb.

References

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Images Psalm 127:3

Context Readings

The Blessing Of The Lord

2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to take rest late, to eat the bread of [anxious] toil -- "for He gives [blessings] to His beloved in sleep. 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. 4 As arrows are in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth.


Cross References

Genesis 33:5

[Esau] looked up and saw the women and the children and said, Who are these with you? And [Jacob] replied, They are the children whom God has graciously given your servant.

Deuteronomy 28:4

Blessed shall be the fruit of your body and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your beasts, the increase of your cattle and the young of your flock.

Genesis 1:28

And God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man]; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and over every living creature that moves upon the earth.

Genesis 48:4

And said to me, Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make you a multitude of people and will give this land to your descendants after you as an everlasting possession.

Joshua 24:3-4

And I took your father Abraham from beyond the Euphrates River and led him through all the land of Canaan and multiplied his offspring. I gave him Isaac,

Genesis 15:4-5

And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, This man shall not be your heir, but he who shall come from your own body shall be your heir.

Genesis 24:60

And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, You are our sister; may you become the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your posterity possess the gate of their enemies.

Genesis 30:1-2

When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she envied her sister, and said to Jacob, Give me children, or else I will die!

Genesis 41:51-52

And Joseph called the firstborn Manasseh [making to forget], For God, said he, has made me forget all my toil and hardship and all my father's house.

1 Samuel 1:19-20

The family rose early the next morning, worshiped before the Lord, and returned to their home in Ramah. Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the Lord remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:27

For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted my petition made to Him.

1 Samuel 2:20-21

And Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, May the Lord give you children by this woman for the gift she asked for and gave to the Lord. Then they would go to their own home.

1 Chronicles 28:5

And of all my sons, for the Lord has given me many sons, He has chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over Israel.

Psalm 128:3-4

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the innermost parts of your house; your children shall be like olive plants round about your table.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold, I and the children whom the Lord has given me are signs and wonders [that are to take place] in Israel from the Lord of hosts, Who dwells on Mount Zion.

Isaiah 13:18

Their bows will cut down the young men [of Babylon]; and they will have no pity on the fruit of the womb, their eyes will not spare children.

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