0 SAB Psalms 127




A Song of degrees for Solomon.

1Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

Don't build a house.

Let God do it for you.

2It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

Don't wake up early and work late.

God will take care of you while you sleep.

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

Children are your reward.

4As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

They're like arrows in the hand of a mighty warrior.

5Happy 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.

Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them. [1]

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