Psalm 127:5 {126:5}
Good News Translation
Happy is the man who has many such arrows. He will never be defeated when he meets his enemies in the place of judgment.

Contemporary English Version
The more you have, the better off you will be, because they will protect you when your enemies attack you in court.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed is the man that hath filled the desire with them; he shall not be confounded when he shall speak to his enemies in the gate.

New American Bible
Blessed is the man who has filled his quiver with them. He will never be shamed for he will destroy his foes at the gate.

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Blessed is the man that hath filled the desire with them; he shall not be confounded when he shall speak to his enemies in the gate.

happy

Genesis 50:23 And he saw the children of Ephraim to the third generation. The children also of Machir, the sons of Manasses, were born on Joseph's knees.

Job 1:2 And there were born to him seven sons and three daughters.

Job 42:12-16 And the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning. And he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses. . . .

his quiver full of them.

Job 5:4 His children shall be far from safety, and shall be destroyed in the gate, and there shall be none to deliver them.

Proverbs 27:11 Study wisdom, my son, and make my heart joyful, that thou mayst give an answer to him that reproacheth.

speak.

Psalm 18:47 O God, who avengest me, and subduest the people under me, my deliverer from my enraged enemies.

or, destroy

Context
Children are a Heritage From the LORD
4As arrows in the hand of the mighty, so the children of them that have been shaken. 5Blessed is the man that hath filled the desire with them; he shall not be confounded when he shall speak to his enemies in the gate.
Cross References
Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and all living creatures that move upon the earth.

Genesis 34:20
And going into the gate of the city, they spoke to the people:

Psalm 128:2
For thou shalt eat the labours of thy hands: blessed art thou, and it shall be well with thee.

Psalm 128:3
Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table.

Proverbs 24:7
Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the gate he shall not open his mouth.

Proverbs 27:11
Study wisdom, my son, and make my heart joyful, that thou mayst give an answer to him that reproacheth.

Isaiah 29:21
That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.

Amos 5:12
Because I know your manifold crimes, and your grievous sins: enemies of the just, taking bribes, and oppressing the poor in the gate.

Additional Translations
Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. He will not be put to shame when he confronts the enemies at the gate.Happy is the man that has 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 hath his quiver full of them: They shall not be put to shame, When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

Blessed is the man who shall satisfy his desire with them: they shall not be ashamed when they shall speak to their enemies in the gates.

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

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

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.

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.

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!
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