Psalm 126:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.

New Living Translation
They weep as they go to plant their seed, but they sing as they return with the harvest.

English Standard Version
He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Berean Study Bible
He who goes out weeping, bearing a trail of seed, will surely return with shouts of joy, carrying sheaves of grain.

New American Standard Bible
One who goes here and there weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

NASB 1995
He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

NASB 1977
He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Amplified Bible
He who goes back and forth weeping, carrying his bag of seed [for planting], Will indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Christian Standard Bible
Though one goes along weeping, carrying the bag of seed, he will surely come back with shouts of joy, carrying his sheaves.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though one goes along weeping, carrying the bag of seed, he will surely come back with shouts of joy, carrying his sheaves.

Contemporary English Version
We cried on the way to plant our seeds, but we will celebrate and shout as we bring in the crops.

Good News Translation
Those who wept as they went out carrying the seed will come back singing for joy, as they bring in the harvest.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The person who goes out weeping, carrying his bag of seed, will come home singing, carrying his bundles of grain.

International Standard Version
The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest.

NET Bible
The one who weeps as he walks along, carrying his bag of seed, will certainly come in with a shout of joy, carrying his sheaves of grain.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

New King James Version
He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves with him.

King James 2000 Bible
He that goes forth weeping, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

New Heart English Bible
He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves.

World English Bible
He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves. A Song of Ascents. By Solomon.

American King James Version
He that goes forth and weeps, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

American Standard Version
He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with joy, bringing his sheaves with him .

A Faithful Version
He who goes forth and weeps, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come home with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Darby Bible Translation
He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

English Revised Version
Though he goeth on his way weeping, bearing forth the seed; he shall come again with joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless return with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
They went weeping and caried precious seede: but they shall returne with ioye and bring their sheaues.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
(126:7) He that goeth foorth on his way, and wepyng beareth pretious seede: shall doubtlesse returning, come againe with a ioyfull noyse, bryngyng his sheaues with hym.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
They that sowe in teeres, shal reape in ioye. He yt now goeth his waye wepige & beareth forth good sede, shal come agayne with ioye, and brynge his sheaues with him.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever goes on and weeps, "" Carrying the basket of seed, "" Surely comes in with singing, carrying his sheaves!

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso goeth on and weepeth, Bearing the basket of seed, Surely cometh in with singing, bearing his sheaves!

Smith's Literal Translation
He going, shall go; and weeping he lifted up the drawing of the seed: coming, he shall come with joy, lifting up his sheaves.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Going they went and wept, casting their seeds. But coming they shall come with joyfulness, carrying their sheaves.

Catholic Public Domain Version
When departing, they went forth and wept, sowing their seeds. But when returning, they will arrive with exultation, carrying their sheaves.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
One that keeps walking and weeping, while carrying seed, is going to come in joy, carrying sheaves.

Lamsa Bible
He who goes forth and weeps, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Though he goeth on his way weeping that beareth the measure of seed, He shall come home with joy, bearing his sheaves.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They went on and wept as they cast their seeds; but they shall surely come with exultation, bringing their sheaves with them.








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