Psalm 128:6
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May you live to see your children's children-- peace be on Israel.

King James Bible
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And see thy children's children. Peace be upon Israel!

World English Bible
Yes, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents.

Young's Literal Translation
And see the sons of thy sons! Peace on Israel!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children - Thou shall not die till thou have seen thy family all settled in the world, and those of them who may be married blessed with children.

And peace upon Israel - This is the same conclusion as in Psalm 125:1-5; and should be translated, Peace be upon Israel! May God favor his own cause, and bless all his people!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thou shalt see

Genesis 50:23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third generation...

Job 42:16 After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.


Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...

Isaiah 66:12 For thus said the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream...

Galatians 1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:

A Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Epistle Xlvi. To Isacius, Bishop of Jerusalem .
To Isacius, Bishop of Jerusalem [159] . Gregory to Isacius, &c. In keeping with the truth of history, what means the fact that at the time of the flood the human race outside the ark dies, but within the ark is preserved unto life, but what we see plainly now, namely that all the unfaithful perish under the wave of their sin, while the unity of holy Church, like the compactness of the ark, keeps her faithful ones in faith and in charity? And this ark in truth is compacted of incorruptible timber,
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Genesis 48:11
Israel said to Joseph, "I never expected to see your face again, and now God has allowed me to see your children too."

Genesis 50:23
and saw the third generation of Ephraim's children. Also the children of Makir son of Manasseh were placed at birth on Joseph's knees.

Job 42:16
After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

Psalm 103:17
But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children--

Psalm 125:5
But those who turn to crooked ways the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be on Israel.

Proverbs 17:6
Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.

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