Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

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 [A song of ascents.] Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways. 2 For you shall eat the labor of your hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you. 3 Your wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of your house: your children like olive plants round about your table.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:10

Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

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

Ephesians 6:3

That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return unto the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are, and unto dust shall you return.

Deuteronomy 28:4

Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, and the fruit of your ground, and the fruit of your herds, the increase of your cattle, and the flocks of your sheep.

Deuteronomy 28:11

And the LORD shall make you bountiful in goods, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your ground, in the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 28:39

You shall plant vineyards, and dress them, but shall neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.

Deuteronomy 28:51

And he shall eat the fruit of your cattle, and the fruit of your land, until you are destroyed: who also shall not leave you either grain, wine, or oil, or the increase of your cattle, or offspring of your sheep, until he has destroyed you.

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, even they came up against them;

Psalm 109:11

Let the extortioner catch all that he has; and let the strangers spoil his labor.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and fitting for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he takes under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him: for this is his lot.

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored:

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be ashamed:

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

Shall you reign, because you enclose yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness, and then it was well with him?

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

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