Psalm 128:4
New International Version
Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the LORD.

New Living Translation
That is the LORD’s blessing for those who fear him.

English Standard Version
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed who fears the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
In this way indeed shall blessing come to the man who fears the LORD.

King James Bible
Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.

New King James Version
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
Behold, for so shall a man Who fears the LORD be blessed.

NASB 1995
Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD.

NASB 1977
Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD.

Amplified Bible
Behold, for so shall the man be blessed and divinely favored Who fears the LORD [and worships Him with obedience].

Christian Standard Bible
In this very way the man who fears the LORD will be blessed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In this very way the man who fears the LORD will be blessed.

American Standard Version
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed That feareth Jehovah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed that fears the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
This is how the LORD will bless everyone who respects him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.

English Revised Version
Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.

Good News Translation
A man who obeys the LORD will surely be blessed like this.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is how the LORD will bless the person who fears him.

International Standard Version
See how the man will be blessed who fears the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, surely thus shall the man be blessed That feareth the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
Behold, surely thus is the man blessed who is fearing YHWH.

NET Bible
Yes indeed, the man who fears the LORD will be blessed in this way.

New Heart English Bible
Look, thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD.

World English Bible
Behold, thus is the man blessed who fears Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, surely thus is the man blessed who is fearing Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Blessed Are All who Walk in His Ways
3Your wife will be like a fruitful vine flourishing within your house, your sons like olive shoots sitting around your table. 4In this way indeed shall blessing come to the man who fears the LORD. 5May the LORD bless you from Zion, that you may see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life,…

Cross References
Psalm 112:2
His descendants will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.

Psalm 128:3
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine flourishing within your house, your sons like olive shoots sitting around your table.

Psalm 128:5
May the LORD bless you from Zion, that you may see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life,


Treasury of Scripture

Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that fears the LORD.

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(4) Behold, that.--Better, Look! for thus, &c. The poet calls attention to the charming picture he has drawn of domestic bliss and then points his moral.

Verse 4. - Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord. The promise must not be regarded as universal and absolute, but as general and admitting exceptions. Still, even under the new covenant, "Godliness has the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come" (1 Timothy 4:8).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
In this way
כֵ֭ן (ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

indeed
הִנֵּ֣ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

shall blessing come
יְבֹ֥רַךְ (yə·ḇō·raḵ)
Verb - Pual - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

to the man
גָּ֗בֶר (gā·ḇer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1397: A valiant man, warrior, a person simply

who fears
יְרֵ֣א (yə·rê)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3373: Fearing, reverent

the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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