New American Standard Bible
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.
King James Bible
The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life, and he that hath it shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil.
World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
The fear of Jehovah is to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shall abide satisfied - Better, one that is satisfied hath a sure abiding-place. The word "abide" has, most probably, here as elsewhere, its original sense of "passing the night." Even in the hour of darkness he shall be free from fear.
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
His soul will abide in prosperity, And his descendants will inherit the land.
No evil will befall you, Nor will any plague come near your tent.
He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.
No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.
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