Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones. 3 Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward. 4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.


Cross References

Genesis 33:5

He lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, "Who are these with you?" He said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant."

Deuteronomy 28:4

You shall be blessed in the fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the fruit of your animals, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock.

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them. God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 48:4

and said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful, and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your seed after you for an everlasting possession.'

Joshua 24:3-4

I took your father Abraham from beyond the River, and led him throughout all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his seed, and gave him Isaac.

Genesis 15:4-5

Behold, the word of Yahweh came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir, but he who will come forth out of your own body will be your heir."

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah, and said to her, "Our sister, may you be the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your seed possess the gate of those who hate them."

Genesis 30:1-2

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

Genesis 41:51-52

Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house."

1 Samuel 1:19-20

They rose up in the morning early, and worshiped before Yahweh, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and Yahweh remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:27

For this child I prayed; and Yahweh has given me my petition which I asked of him.

1 Samuel 2:20-21

Eli blessed Elkanah and his wife, and said, "Yahweh give you seed of this woman for the petition which was asked of Yahweh." They went to their own home.

1 Chronicles 28:5

Of all my sons (for Yahweh has given me many sons), he has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of Yahweh's kingdom over Israel.

Psalm 128:3-4

Your wife will be as a fruitful vine, in the innermost parts of your house; your children like olive plants, around your table.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold, I and the children whom Yahweh has given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from Yahweh of Armies, who dwells in Mount Zion.

Isaiah 13:18

Their bows will dash the young men in pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb. Their eyes will not spare children.

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