Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways. 2 For you will eat the labor of your hands. You will be happy, and it will be well with you. 3 Your wife will be as a fruitful vine, in the innermost parts of your house; your children like olive plants, around your table.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:10

Tell the righteous "Good!" For they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner commits crimes a hundred times, and lives long, yet surely I know that it will be better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.

Ephesians 6:3

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

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

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.

Deuteronomy 28:11

Yahweh will make you plenteous for good, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your livestock, and in the fruit of your ground, in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 28:39

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

Deuteronomy 28:51

and shall eat the fruit of your livestock, and the fruit of your ground, until you are destroyed; that also shall not leave you grain, new wine, or oil, the increase of your livestock, or the young of your flock, until they have caused you to perish.

Judges 6:3-6

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 creditor seize all that he has. Let strangers plunder the fruit of his labor.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Behold, that which I have seen to be good and proper is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, in which he labors under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; for this is his portion.

Isaiah 62:8

Yahweh 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 foreigners shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:

Isaiah 65:13

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, "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 disappointed;

Isaiah 65:21-23

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 strive to excel in cedar? Didn't your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the Lord's work, because you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

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