Parallel Bible results for Psalm 127

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Psalm 127

CEB 1 Unless it is the LORD who builds the house, the builders' work is pointless. Unless it is the LORD who protects the city, the guard on duty is pointless. 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. CEB 2 It is pointless that you get up early and stay up late, eating the bread of hard labor because God gives sleep to those he loves. NRS 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. CEB 3 No doubt about it: children are a gift from the LORD; the fruit of the womb is a divine reward. NRS 3 Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. CEB 4 The children born when one is young are like arrows in the hand of a warrior. NRS 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one's youth. CEB 5 The person who fills a quiver full with them is truly happy! They won't be ashamed when arguing with their enemies in the gate. NRS 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.