Proverbs 19:23
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New Living Translation
Fear of the LORD leads to life, bringing security and protection from harm.

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.

Proverbs 19:23 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

19:23 Satisfied - Shall be fully contented with God's favour and blessing.

Proverbs 19:23 Parallel Commentaries

The Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

The Unity of God
Q-5: ARE THERE MORE GODS THAN ONE? A: There is but one only, the living and true God. That there is a God has been proved; and those that will not believe the verity of his essence, shall feel the severity of his wrath. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' Deut 6:6. He is the only God.' Deut 4:49. Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Man's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
Since every revealed purpose of God, implying that obedience to his law will be given, is a demand of that obedience, the announcement of his Covenant, as in his sovereignty decreed, claims, not less effectively than an explicit law, the fulfilment of its duties. A representation of a system of things pre-determined in order that the obligations of the Covenant might be discharged; various exhibitions of the Covenant as ordained; and a description of the children of the Covenant as predestinated
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Cross References
1 Timothy 4:8
"Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come."

Psalm 25:13
They will live in prosperity, and their children will inherit the land.

Psalm 91:10
no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your home.

Proverbs 11:19
Godly people find life; evil people find death.

Proverbs 12:21
No harm comes to the godly, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

Proverbs 14:26
Those who fear the LORD are secure; he will be a refuge for their children.

Proverbs 14:27
Fear of the LORD is a life-giving fountain; it offers escape from the snares of death.

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