New American Standard Bible
In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.
King James Bible
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Darby Bible Translation
In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
World English Bible
In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.
Young's Literal Translation
In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, And to His sons there is a refuge.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
His children - Probably, the children whom the Lord adopts, and who are true to their adoption.
LibrarySatisfied from Self
'... A good man shall be satisfied from himself.'--PROVERBS xiv. 14. At first sight this saying strikes one as somewhat unlike the ordinary Scripture tone, and savouring rather of a Stoical self-complacency; but we recall parallel sayings, such as Christ's words, 'The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water'; and the Apostle's, 'Then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone.' We further note that the text has an antithetic parallel in the preceding clause, where the picture is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
A Believer's Privilege at Death
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe.
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.
And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure.
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