Psalms 127:5

“Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Happie is the man that hath his quiuer full of them, they shall not be ashamed: but they shall speake with the enemies in the gate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: They shall not be put to shame, When they speak with their enemies in the gate. Psalm 128 A Song of Ascents.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Happy is the man who has a good store of them; he will not be put to shame, but his cause will be supported by them against his haters.
- Basic English Bible

Happy is the man that hath filled his quiver with them. They shall not be ashamed when they speak with enemies in the gate.
- Darby Bible

Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
- Webster's Bible

Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate. A Song of Ascents.
- World English Bible

O the happiness of the man Who hath filled his quiver with them, They are not ashamed, For they speak with enemies in the gate!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them; they shall not be put to shame, when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 127:5


127:5 Full - Who hath a numerous issue. Shall speak - They shall courageously plead their cause in courts of judicature, not fearing to be crushed by the might of their adversaries.


Discussion for Psalms 127:5

  • John madden for verse 5
    The ark needed a place .of rest .so do we. we shouldn 't sleep nor slumber till we find a place for god in our life which is first place .
  • Irenemutisya for verse 5
    God is supernatural.hes mighty and sovereign
  • Free you mind for verse 5
    The sense is, that their children should stand and plead the cause of their parents against their adversaries in courts of judicature or publicly before the eyes of all, as Aben Ezra: and spiritually may design such of Messiah 's seed who are set for the defence of the Gospel, are valiant for the truth on earth, and earnestly contend for it meet the enemy in the gate, publicly oppose him, and behave themselves like men, and are strong.
  • Mpumelelo for verse 5
    Its one of my favorite verses because that where we see the holy trinity working as a unit. God is behind you all the time and Jesus is the way which means his in front walking the way first and the holy spirit puts is hand,which is your shelter above you
  • Rev stanley for verse 5
    David was inlove with God who wanted allthe the time to be in touch with God. Many times he cold speak to his soul to atouch with God. Read psm 103. Soul can be wounded by many things and can draw itself away from God.3most things that can draw your soul frm God.1commiting sin can wound ur soul 2 ommiting to do the will of God,mans soul feal guilty. 3 Tough or bad things that ones passes thro.coz Devil uses the situation to discourage ur soul and think may be God is not with u. So David had known that the best thing is to praise God dispise the situation.
  • Joshua Hlongwane for verse 5
    Paull, in Hebrews 6 19 refers to hope as an anchor of our souls. When we petition God for whatever reason, we wait patiently for His response, and as we wait, our hope is in His Word. The Psalmist states that God 's Word gives us hope.

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