Psalm 127:3 {126:3}
Good News Translation
Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a real blessing.

Contemporary English Version
Children are a blessing and a gift from the LORD.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.

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Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.

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Psalm 128:3,4 Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table. . . .

Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and all living creatures that move upon the earth.

Genesis 15:4,5 And immediately the word of the Lord came to him, saying : He shall not be thy heir: but he that shall come out of thy bowels, him shalt thou have for thy heir. . . .

Genesis 24:60 Wishing prosperity to their sister, and saying: Thou art our sister, mayst thou increase to thousands of thousands; and may thy seed possess the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 30:1,2 And Rachel seeing herself without children, envied her sister, and said to her husband: Give me children, otherwise I shall die. . . .

Genesis 33:5 And lifting up his eyes, he saw the women and their children, and said: What mean these? And do they belong to thee? He answered: They are the children which God hath given to me, thy servant.

Genesis 41:51,52 And he called the name of the firstborn Manasses, saying: God hath made me to forget all my labours, and my father's house. . . .

Genesis 48:4 And said: I will cause thee to increase and multiply, and I will make of thee a multitude of people: and I will give this land to thee, and to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.

Deuteronomy 28:4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the droves of thy herds, and the folds of thy sheep.

Joshua 24:3,4 And I took your father Abraham from the borders of Mesopotamia: and brought him into the land of Chanaan: and I multiplied his seed, . . .

1 Samuel 1:19,20,27 And they rose in the morning, and worshipped before the Lord: and they returned, and came into their house at Ramatha. And Elcana knew Anna his wife: And the Lord remembered her. . . .

1 Samuel 2:20,21 And Heli blessed Elcana and his wife: and he said to him: The Lord give thee seed of this woman, for the loan thou hast lent to the Lord. And they went to their own home. . . .

1 Chronicles 28:5 And among my sons (for the Lord hath given me many sons) he hath chosen Solomon my son, to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the Lord over Israel.

Isaiah 8:18 Behold I and my children, whom the Lord hath given me for a sign, and for a wonder in Israel from the Lord of hosts, who dwelleth in mount Sion.

Context
Children are a Heritage From the LORD
2It is vain for you to rise before light, rise ye after you have sitten, you that eat the bread of sorrow. When he shall give sleep to his beloved, 3Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.4As arrows in the hand of the mighty, so the children of them that have been shaken.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and all living creatures that move upon the earth.

Genesis 25:21
And Isaac besought the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and he heard him, and made Rebecca to conceive.

Genesis 33:5
And lifting up his eyes, he saw the women and their children, and said: What mean these? And do they belong to thee? He answered: They are the children which God hath given to me, thy servant.

Genesis 48:4
And said: I will cause thee to increase and multiply, and I will make of thee a multitude of people: and I will give this land to thee, and to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.

Deuteronomy 7:13
And he will love thee and multiply thee, and will bless the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and thy vintage, thy oil, and thy herds, and the flocks of thy sheep upon the land, for which he swore to thy fathers that he would give it thee.

Deuteronomy 28:4
Blessed shall be the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the droves of thy herds, and the folds of thy sheep.

Joshua 24:3
And I took your father Abraham from the borders of Mesopotamia: and brought him into the land of Chanaan: and I multiplied his seed,

Joshua 24:4
And gave him Isaac: and to him again I gave Jacob and Esau. And I gave to Esau mount Seir for his possession: but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

Psalm 113:9
Who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house, the joyful mother of children.

Isaiah 13:18
But with their arrows they shall kill the children, and shall have no pity upon the sucklings of the womb, and their eye shall not spare their sons.

Additional Translations
Children are indeed a heritage from the LORD, and the fruit of the womb is His reward.See, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Behold, the inheritance of the Lord, children, the reward of the fruit of the womb.

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, [and] the fruit of the womb a reward.

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah are sons, A reward is the fruit of the womb.
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