Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

American Standard Version

For thou shalt eat the labor of thy hands: Happy shalt thou 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When thou shalt eat the labour of thine 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 How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways! 2 You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house, your sons, like young olive trees around your table.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:10

Tell the righteous that it will go well [for them], for they will eat the fruit of their deeds.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.

Ephesians 6:3

that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

Genesis 3:19

You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow until you return to the ground, since you were taken from it. For you are dust, and you will return to dust."

Deuteronomy 28:4

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

Deuteronomy 28:11

The Lord will make you prosper abundantly with children, the offspring of your livestock, and your soil's produce in the land the Lord swore to your fathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 28:39

You will plant and cultivate vineyards but not drink the wine or gather [the grapes], because worms will eat them.

Deuteronomy 28:51

They will eat the offspring of your livestock and your soil's produce until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain, new wine, oil, young of your herds, or newborn of your flocks until they cause you to perish.

Judges 6:3-6

Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the eastern peoples came and attacked them.

Psalm 109:11

Let a creditor seize all he has; let strangers plunder what he has worked for.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Here is what I have seen to be good: it is appropriate to eat, drink, and experience good in all the labor one does under the sun during the few days of his life God has given him, because that is his reward.

Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has sworn with His right hand and His strong arm: I will no longer give your grain to your enemies for food, and foreigners will not drink your new wine you have labored for.

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: My servants will eat, but you will be hungry; My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty; My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Isaiah 65:21-23

People will build houses and live [in them]; they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Jeremiah 22:15

Are you a king because you excel in cedar? Your own father, did he not eat and drink? He administered justice and righteousness, then it went well with him.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord's work, knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

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