New International Version
The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.
King James Bible
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance for ever.
World English Bible
The work of righteousness will be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.
Young's Literal Translation
And a work of the righteousness hath been peace, And a service of the righteousness -- Keeping quiet and confidence unto the age.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The work of righteousness - Righteousness works and produces peace.
The effect of righteousness - עבדת abodath, the culture. Righteousness, cultivated by peace, produces tranquillity of mind and permanent security. Reader, hast thou the principle? If so, dost thou cultivate it? If thou dost, thou hast peace of conscience, joy in the Holy Ghost, and a sure and certain hope of everlasting life.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.'--ISAIAH xxxii. 2. We may well say, Of whom speaketh the prophet this? Here are distinctly attributed to one of ourselves, if we take the words in their simplicity and fulness, functions and powers which universal experience has taught us not to look for in humanity. And there have been a great many attempts--as it seems to me, altogether …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Peace on Earth through Righteousness
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Letter xxvi. (Circa A. D. 1127) to the Same
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.
May he judge your people in righteousness, your afflicted ones with justice.
May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness.
I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants-- but let them not turn to folly.
Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.
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