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Psalms 127

Book of Psalms - Chapter 127

Psalms 127:1

Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain.

Psalms 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones.

Psalms 127:3

Behold, children are a heritage of the LORD. The fruit of the womb is his reward.

Psalms 127:4

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

Psalms 127:5

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.