Psalms 127:3

“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Loe, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the wombe is his reward.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; `And' the fruit of the womb is `his' reward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, sons are a heritage from the Lord; the fruit of the body is his reward.
- Basic English Bible

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, [and] the fruit of the womb a reward.
- Darby Bible

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.
- World English Bible

Lo, an inheritance of Jehovah [are] sons, A reward [is] the fruit of the womb.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD; the fruit of the womb is a reward.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 127:3


127:3 Children - The chief of these blessings. Heritage - Only from God's blessing, even as an inheritance is not the fruit of a man's own labour, but the gift of God.


Discussion for Psalms 127

  • Mark
    Read this for my friend. She is in need.She doesn't want to listen to me. But I will never give up on her.
  • Tammie Lowe
    Powerful, peaceful, loving
  • Linda Koch
    I say "in Jesus" before these declarations as a way to change and obtain this character.
  • BSP
    We must ask God to teach us to do his will. We must first learn what God's will is and then do it in order to please Him.
  • Tammie Lowe
    I have been studying this for over 20 years.. I read it everyday and it have blessed me tremendous...
  • Stan
    The Lord takes pleasure in those who trust in Him and His mercy and forgiveness to save them. Not in their own righteous ability to do good and be good. Believe in Jesus to receive mercy and forgiveness for your sins and be saved.

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