Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

New American Standard Bible

When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands,
You will be happy and it will be well with you.

King James Version

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Holman Bible

You will surely eat
what your hands have worked for.
You will be happy,
and it will go well for you.

International Standard Version

You will eat from the work of your hands; you will be happy, and it will go well for you.

A Conservative Version

For thou shall eat the labor of thy hands. Happy thou shall be, and it shall be well with thee.

Amplified

For you shall eat [the fruit] of the labor of your hands; happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Darby Translation

For thou shalt eat the labour of thy hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: happy thou, and well to thee.

King James 2000

For you shall eat the labor of your hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you [will be] happy and [it will be] well with you.

Modern King James verseion

For you shall surely eat the labor of your hands; you shall be happy, and all is well with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou shalt eat the labours of thine own hands; O well is thee, and happy shalt thou be.

NET Bible

You will eat what you worked so hard to grow. You will be blessed and secure.

New Heart English Bible

For you will eat the labor of your hands; you will be blessed, and it will be well with you.

Webster

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

World English Bible

For you will eat the labor of your hands. You will be happy, and it will be well with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

The labour of thy hands thou surely eatest, Happy art thou, and good is to thee.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Blessings For Those Who Fear God

1 Blessed is every one that feareth Jehovah, That walketh in his ways. 2 For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. 3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine, In the innermost parts of thy house; Thy children like olive plants, Round about thy table.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye of the righteous, that it shall be well with him ; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner do evil a hundred times, and prolong his days , yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, that fear before him:

Ephesians 6:3

that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

Genesis 3:19

in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

Deuteronomy 28:4

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

Deuteronomy 28:11

And Jehovah will make thee plenteous for good, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which Jehovah sware unto thy fathers to give thee.

Deuteronomy 28:39

Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress them, but thou shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes ; for the worm shall eat them.

Deuteronomy 28:51

and shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy ground, until thou be destroyed; that also shall not leave thee grain, new wine, or oil, the increase of thy cattle, or the young of thy flock, until they have caused thee to perish.

Judges 6:3-6

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;

Psalm 109:11

Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; And let strangers make spoil of his labor.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Behold, that which I have seen to be good and to be comely is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, wherein he laboreth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for this is his portion.

Isaiah 62:8

Jehovah hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy grain to be food for thine enemies; and foreigners shall not drink thy new wine, for which thou hast labored:

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be put to shame;

Isaiah 65:21-23

And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.

Jeremiah 22:15

Shalt thou reign, because thou strivest to excel in cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not vain in the Lord.

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