Psalms 127:2


It 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.”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of Psalms 127:2

“It is vaine for you to rise vp early, to sit vp late, to eate the bread of sorrowes: for so hee giueth his beloued sleepe.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Psalms chapter 127

“It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved {even in his} sleep.”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“It is vain for you to rise up early, To take rest late, To eat the bread of toil; `For' so he giveth unto his beloved sleep.”
American Standard Version (1901)

“It is of no use for you to get up early, and to go late to your rest, with the bread of sorrow for your food; for the Lord gives to his loved ones in sleep.”
Basic English Bible

“It is vain for you to rise up early, to lie down late, to eat the bread of sorrows: so to his beloved one he giveth sleep.”
Darby Bible

“For thou shalt eat the labours of thy hands: blessed art thou, and it shall be well with thee. ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“It is vain for you to rise early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep. ”
Webster's Bible

“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.”
World English Bible

“Vain for you who are rising early, Who delay sitting, eating the bread of griefs, So He giveth to His beloved one sleep.”
Youngs Literal Bible

“ It is vain for you that ye rise early, and sit up late, ye that eat the bread of toil; so He giveth unto His beloved in sleep.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible


Malinda Bice's comment on 2015-04-27 11:55:48:

I believe the original 1611 King James Bible is the closest English translation that we will find to the holy inspired word of God given to the men of old better known as the prophets. I am amazed to find that there is a major significance in the differences between the two being the original 1611 King James Version of the Bible and the modern day King James Bible. The original is more enlightening.


raul's comment on 2014-08-08 10:28:56:

The word is what he wants us to live for so he can provehimself.


Ashley Garcia's comment on 2014-06-26 21:23:09:

Very true look more at ur blessing be grateful give worrys to the lord need to work more on it


Stephen's comment on 2014-04-28 05:11:22:

It is the plan of God to prepare your future,therefore ,there is no need to worry, consider the life of other creature.


Raystone's comment on 2013-10-10 14:15:55:

The bread of sorrow refers to the curse, Out of the sweat of thy face though shall eat bread. Getting up early is not the issue, it is to get up early because "you owe" and stay up late because you worry. None of these serve a God's beloved


Tran Cong Tan's comment on 2013-10-03 23:25:12:

what dose it mean : "thy word above thy name" ?


HARRY ALLISON's comment on 2013-03-09 00:02:43:


Lucy Akinyi's comment on 2012-11-12 12:41:53:

My help come from the Lord who made heaven and earth and I will not be shaken nor moved; for those who trust in the Lord are like mount Zion which is not moved nor shaken.


ANNAMARIA's comment on 2012-11-02 21:34:25:


vincent's comment on 2012-08-26 11:21:52:

The daughters of zion talk of there captiviy in babylon, not the old babylon but the new."They that carried us away captive" Identelfy one of the tribes of israel which went into captivity by ships.DUE 28:68. They where force to sing of there home land of zion .Keep in mind they where in this strange land. WHERE DO WILLOW TREES GROW IN THE US?


HARRY ALLISON's comment on 2012-08-20 00:16:59:

I believe that if JESUS hadnt created me,you would not be reading this.deep....isnt it.


Carolyn's comment on 2011-09-24 17:39:59:

I believe that when you lift your hands in the sanctaury, you are surrendering yourself to God Almighty and then you enter into his presence unlike never before giving him the glory, honor, and praise. Now you can thank God for all he's done and will do in your life. Amen


Robvert Cairns's comment on 2011-06-29 06:30:50:

Is this passage a grave side prayer, and in regular english, what dose it say???


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