Parallel Bible results for Psalm 127

Young's Literal Translation

New International Version

Psalm 127

YLT 1 A Song of the Ascents, by Solomon. If Jehovah doth not build the house, In vain have its builders laboured at it, If Jehovah doth not watch a city, In vain hath a watchman waked. 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. YLT 2 Vain for you who are rising early, Who delay sitting, eating the bread of griefs, So He giveth to His beloved one 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. YLT 3 Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah [are] sons, A reward [is] the fruit of the womb. NIV 3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. YLT 4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty one, So [are] the sons of the young men. NIV 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. YLT 5 O the happiness of the man Who hath filled his quiver with them, They are not ashamed, For they speak with 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.