Parallel Bible results for Psalm 127

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Psalm 127

WEB 1 <<A Song of Ascents. By Solomon.>> Unless Yahweh builds the house, They labor in vain who build it. Unless Yahweh watches over the city, The watchman guards it 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. WEB 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, To stay up late, Eating the bread of toil; For he gives sleep to his loved ones. NIV 2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat-- for he grants sleep to those he loves. WEB 3 Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward. NIV 3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. WEB 4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, So are the children of youth. NIV 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. WEB 5 Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be put to shame when they speak with their enemies in 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.