Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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Images Psalm 127:3

Context Readings

The Blessing Of The Lord

2 It is useless to get up early and to stay up late, eating the food of exhausting labor truly he gives sleep to those he loves. 3 Children are a gift from the LORD; a productive womb, the LORD's reward. 4 As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so also are children born during one's youth.


Cross References

Genesis 33:5

When Esau eventually looked around, he saw the women and the children. "Who are these people with you?" he asked.

Deuteronomy 28:4

"Blessed will your children be, as well as the produce of your land, the offspring of your beasts and cattle, and the offspring of your flock.

Genesis 1:28

God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"

Genesis 48:4

He told me, "Pay attention! I'm going to make you fruitful and numerous. I'm going to build you into a vast nation of people and then I'll give this land to your descendants for an eternal possession.'

Joshua 24:3-4

"Long ago your ancestors lived beyond the Euphrates River, including Terah, father of both Abraham and Nahor, where they served other gods. Then I took your ancestor Abraham from the other side of the Euphrates River and led him through the entire land of Canaan. I multiplied his descendants, and gave him his son Isaac.

Genesis 15:4-5

A message came from the LORD to him again: "This one will not be your heir. Instead, the child who will be born to you will be your heir."

Genesis 24:60

As they were leaving, they all blessed Rebekah by saying, "Our sister, may you become the mother of tens of millions! May your descendants take over the city gates of those who hate them."

Genesis 30:1-2

Rachel noticed that she was not bearing children for Jacob, so because she envied her sister Leah, she told Jacob, "If you don't give me sons, I'm going to die!"

Genesis 41:51-52

Joseph named his firstborn son Manasseh because, he said, "God has made me forget all of my hard life and my father's house."

1 Samuel 1:19-20

They got up early the next morning and worshipped in the LORD's presence, and then they returned and came to their house at Ramah. Elkanah had marital relations with his wife Hannah, and the LORD remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:27

I prayed for this boy, and the LORD granted me the request I asked of him.

1 Samuel 2:20-21

Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you descendants from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." Then they would return to their home.

1 Chronicles 28:5

"Now out of all of my sons (since the LORD has given me many of them), he has selected my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD, ruling over Israel.

Psalm 128:3-4

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children like olive shoots surrounding your table.

Isaiah 8:18

Watch out! I and the children whom the LORD has given me are a sign and a wonder in Israel from the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who resides on Mount Zion."

Isaiah 13:18

Their bows will dash the young men to pieces; they'll show no pity on those not yet born, and their eyes will not spare children.

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