Psalm 127 NRS

1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord guards the city, the guard keeps watch in vain.
2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives sleep to his beloved. a

References for Psalms 127:2

    • Ŕ 127:2 - Or [for he provides for his beloved during sleep]
      3 Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
      4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one's youth.
      5 Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.