Isaiah 32:17
New International Version
The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.

New Living Translation
And this righteousness will bring peace. Yes, it will bring quietness and confidence forever.

English Standard Version
And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever.

Berean Study Bible
The work of righteousness will be peace; the service of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.

New American Standard Bible
And the work of righteousness will be peace, And the service of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.

King James Bible
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

Christian Standard Bible
The result of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.

Contemporary English Version
and justice will produce lasting peace and security.

Good News Translation
Because everyone will do what is right, there will be peace and security forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The result of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.

International Standard Version
The effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.

NET Bible
Fairness will produce peace and result in lasting security.

New Heart English Bible
The work of righteousness will be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then an act of righteousness will bring about peace, calm, and safety forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; And the effect of righteousness quietness and confidence for ever.

New American Standard 1977
And the work of righteousness will be peace, And the service of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness rest and security for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.

American King James Version
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

American Standard Version
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the works of righteousness shall be peace; and righteousness shall ensure rest, and the righteous shall be confident for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the work of justice shall be peace, and the service of justice quietness, and security for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance for ever.

English Revised Version
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and confidence for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance for ever.

World English Bible
The work of righteousness will be peace; and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.

Young's Literal Translation
And a work of the righteousness hath been peace, And a service of the righteousness -- Keeping quiet and confidence unto the age.
Study Bible
The Women of Jerusalem
16Then justice will inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness will dwell in the fertile field. 17The work of righteousness will be peace; the service of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever. 18Then my people will dwell in a peaceful place, in safe and secure places of rest.…
Cross References
Romans 14:17
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Hebrews 12:11
No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it yields a peaceful harvest of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

James 3:18
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap the fruit of righteousness.

Psalm 72:2
He will judge Your people with righteousness and Your afflicted with justice.

Psalm 72:3
May the mountains bring peace to the people and the hills bring righteousness.

Psalm 85:8
I will listen to what God the LORD will say; for He will surely speak peace to His people and His saints; He will not let them return to folly.

Psalm 85:10
Loving devotion and truth have joined together; righteousness and peace have kissed.

Psalm 119:165
Abundant peace belongs to those who love Your instruction; nothing can make them stumble.

Isaiah 2:4
Then He will judge between the nations and arbitrate for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer take up the sword against nation, nor train anymore for war.

Isaiah 11:10
On that day the root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples. The nations will seek Him, and His place of rest will be glorious.

Isaiah 28:12
to whom He has said: "This is the place of rest, let the weary rest; this is the place of repose." But they would not listen.

Isaiah 30:15
For the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said: "By repentance and rest you would be saved; your strength would lie in quiet confidence--but you were not willing."

Isaiah 57:19
bringing praise to their lips. "Peace, peace to those far and near," says the LORD, "and I will heal them."

Treasury of Scripture

And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

the work

Isaiah 26:3
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

Isaiah 48:18
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Isaiah 54:13,14
And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children…

quietness

Isaiah 2:3,4
And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem…

Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 11:6-9,13
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them…







Lexicon
The work
מַעֲשֵׂ֥ה (ma·‘ă·śêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4639: An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property

of righteousness
הַצְּדָקָ֖ה (haṣ·ṣə·ḏā·qāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

will be
וְהָיָ֛ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

peace;
שָׁל֑וֹם (šā·lō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

the service
וַֽעֲבֹדַת֙ (wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5656: Work of any kind

of righteousness
הַצְּדָקָ֔ה (haṣ·ṣə·ḏā·qāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

will be quiet
הַשְׁקֵ֥ט (haš·qêṭ)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 8252: To be quiet or undisturbed

confidence
וָבֶ֖טַח (wā·ḇe·ṭaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 983: A place of refuge, safety, safely

forever.
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while
Verse 17. - The work of righteousness shall be peace. Peace - a true peace, not a false one (Jeremiah 6:14) - shall be the result of the reign of righteousness. War, quarrels, enmity, hostile feelings, are all of them the fruit of unrighteousness. In the kingdom of the Messiah, just so far forth as it is thoroughly established, "the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace" (James 3:18). The effect of righteousness; literally, the service of righteousness, which perhaps means here "the wages of righteousness." Quietness and assurance; or, quietness and confidence (comp. Isaiah 30:15). The final happiness of the blessed in Christ's kingdom is always spoken of as a state of "rest and quietness" (see Psalm 95:11; Job 3:17; Jeremiah 6:16; Matthew 11:28; Hebrews 4:9-11, etc.). The "confidence" felt would be an assured confidence, not a rash and foolish one, like that of the women of vers. 10, 11. 32:9-20 When there was so much provocation given to the holy God, bad times might be expected. Alas! how many careless ones there are, who support self-indulgence by shameful stinginess! We deserve to be deprived of the supports of life, when we make them the food of lusts. Let such tremble and be troubled. Blessed times shall be brought in by the pouring out of the Spirit from on high; then, and not till then, there will be good times. The present state of the Jews shall continue until a more abundant pouring out of the Spirit from on high. Peace and quietness shall be found in the way and work of righteousness. True satisfaction is to be had only in true religion. And real holiness is real happiness now, and shall be perfect happiness, that is, perfect holiness for ever. The good seed of the word shall be sown in all places, and be watered by Divine grace; and laborious, patient labourers shall be sent forth into God's husbandry.
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