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

  • Cindyshubrook
    Love this psalm its beautiful. God never leaves us He's always with us
  • Michael
    I appreciate how the verse helps us to see that when we think about Jehovah God's creation it strengthens our appreciation for him
  • Luke Preston
    I think that all of the KJV is God's word and that we should trust in it.
  • Ella Alexander Oliver
    I love this psalm it just let you known God is all wise and knowing.You should want to serve some one that has your best interest,never sleep.I feel safe knowing I'm his child and He's my God.
  • Bible Reader
    We are to praise Jesus at all times.
  • Nicola
    God is constantly thinking of me, even before I was born. His thoughts are countless that is how high he esteem us.

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