New Living Translation
You will enjoy the fruit of your labor. How joyful and prosperous you will be!
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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CommentaryPsalm 128:2 Parallel Commentaries
If you honor your father and mother, "things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth."
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do.
May creditors seize his entire estate, and strangers take all he has earned.
How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them! He will not be put to shame when he confronts his accusers at the city gates.
But even though a person sins a hundred times and still lives a long time, I know that those who fear God will be better off.
Tell the godly that all will be well for them. They will enjoy the rich reward they have earned!
But a beautiful cedar palace does not make a great king! Your father, Josiah, also had plenty to eat and drink. But he was just and right in all his dealings. That is why God blessed him.
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