Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Amplified

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a 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 In vain you get up early and stay up late,
working hard to have enough food—
yes, He gives sleep to the one He loves.
3 Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward.
4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the sons born in one’s youth.


Cross References

Genesis 33:5

When Esau looked up and saw the women and children, he asked, “Who are these with you?”He answered, “The children God has graciously given your servant.”

Deuteronomy 28:4

Your descendants will be blessed,
and your land’s produce,
and the offspring of your livestock,
including the young of your herds
and the newborn of your flocks.

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, and every creature that crawls on the earth.”

Genesis 48:4

He said to me, ‘I will make you fruitful and numerous; I will make many nations come from you, and I will give this land as an eternal possession to your future descendants.’

Joshua 24:3-4

But I took your father Abraham from the region beyond the Euphrates River, led him throughout the land of Canaan, and multiplied his descendants. I gave him Isaac,

Genesis 15:4-5

Now the word of the Lord came to him: “This one will not be your heir; instead, one who comes from your own body will be your heir.”

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah, saying to her:Our sister, may you become
thousands upon ten thousands.
May your offspring possess
the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 30:1-2

When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she envied her sister. “Give me sons, or I will die!” she said to Jacob.

Genesis 41:51-52

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, meaning, “God has made me forget all my hardship in my father’s house.”

1 Samuel 1:19-20

The next morning Elkanah and Hannah got up early to bow in worship before the Lord. Afterward, they returned home to Ramah. Then Elkanah was intimate with his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:27

I prayed for this boy, and since the Lord gave me what I asked Him for,

1 Samuel 2:20-21

Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife: “May the Lord give you children by this woman in place of the one she has given to the Lord.” Then they would go home.

1 Chronicles 28:5

And out of all my sons—for the Lord has given me many sons—He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the Lord’s kingdom over Israel.

Psalm 128:3-4

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
within your house,
your sons, like young olive trees
around your table.

Isaiah 8:18

Here I am with the children the Lord has given me to be signs and wonders in Israel from the Lord of Hosts who dwells on Mount Zion.

Isaiah 13:18

Their bows will cut young men to pieces.
They will have no compassion on little ones;
they will not look with pity on children.

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