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Psalm 127 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unless the Lord Builds the House

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:1 - A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon.
Unless the LORD builds the house,
those who build it labor in vain.
Unless the LORD watches over the city,
the watchman stays awake in vain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:2 - It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:3 - Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,
the fruit of the womb a reward.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:4 - Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the children[fn] of one’s youth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Blessed is the man
who fills his quiver with them!
He shall not be put to shame
when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.[fn]
ESV Footnotes
Or sons
Or They shall not be put to shame when they speak with their enemies in the gate
ESV

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