Parallel Bible results for Psalm 127

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Psalm 127

LEB 1 Unless Yahweh builds a house, its builders labor at it in vain. Unless Yahweh guards a city, a guard watches in vain. NIV 1 Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. LEB 2 [It is] in vain for you who rise early [and] sit late, eating the bread of anxious toil, [when] thus he provides for his beloved in [his] sleep. NIV 2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat-- for he grants sleep to those he loves. LEB 3 Look, children [are] the heritage of Yahweh; the fruit of the womb [is] a reward. NIV 3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. LEB 4 Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth. NIV 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. LEB 5 Blessed [is] the man who fills his quiver with them. They shall not be put to shame when they speak with enemies at the gate. NIV 5 Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their enemies in the gate.