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

  • Kim A Watson
    Glory be to God, for all the great things he has done.
  • Zeddy Chepkwony
    We spend quite a lot of time lamenting to the lord about unpleasant circumstances in our life yet God is always doing wonderful things that we don't seem to notice because we are pre- occupied with the negative side . This psalms encourages us to praise God in all situations because the lord is Good all the time . Our human nature makes want more
  • Scott Gates
    We are saved by both God's mercy (Titus 3:5, which prevents us from going to Hell) and His grace (Ephesians 2:8, which allows us to go to Heaven instead). Since God's saving mercy endureth forever, it becomes impossible for someone who gets saved to ever experience Hell! Psalm 136 is a wonderful reminder (26 times) of God's forever-enduring mercy. We have been hit over the head with this truth!
  • Pamela Jefferson
    I really enjoy reading this scripture and I really need something to get me through the week dealing with so many different people at work I just pray that God keep my lips sealed as he continued taking me to a different level a man touch and agree and agree in the Almighty Jesus name Amen
  • Irene123
    Ps. 149:4 - " ..... He will beautify the MEEK with salvation." I've personally seen this happen with 2-3 women in the church. They came in from lives of hardship and at least one, a black woman, elderly (like me, but I'm white) - within a WEEK of being baptized in Jesus name and rec'ing the Holy Ghost - looked younger. She 'sparkled' - with joy and peace. I can't see it in me, cont.
  • Mary
    This is a song of offering praise and thanksgiving.to God we should do the same God is good

Bible Options