New International Version
You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
King James Bible
For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou shalt eat the labour of thy hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
World English Bible
For you will eat the labor of your hands. You will be happy, and it will be well with you.
Young's Literal Translation
The labour of thy hands thou surely eatest, Happy art thou, and good is to thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Those shalt eat the labor of thine hands - Thou shalt not be exempted from labor. Thou shalt work: But God will bless and prosper that work, and thou and thy family shall eat of it. Ye shall all live on the produce of your own labor, and the hand of violence shall not be permitted to deprive you of it. Thus,
Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee - Thou shalt have prosperity.
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LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
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Epistle Xlvi. To Isacius, Bishop of Jerusalem .
"so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither-- whatever they do prospers.
May a creditor seize all he has; may strangers plunder the fruits of his labor.
Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court.
Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.
Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.
"Does it make you a king to have more and more cedar? Did not your father have food and drink? He did what was right and just, so all went well with him.
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