A Song of Ascents.
f Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord,
who g walks in his ways!
You h shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;
you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.
Your wife will be like i a fruitful vine
within your house;
your children will be like j olive shoots
around your table.
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed
who fears the Lord.
k The Lord bless you l from Zion!
May you see m the prosperity of Jerusalem
all the days of your life!
May you see your n children's children!
o Peace be upon Israel!
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me.
Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments!
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord!
And now, O sons, listen to me: blessed are those who keep my ways.
Tell the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.
May the creditor seize all that he has; may strangers plunder the fruits of his toil!
Your mother was like a vine in a vineyard planted by the water, fruitful and full of branches by reason of abundant water.
Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a spring; his branches run over the wall.
But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.
May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who made heaven and earth!
May he send you help from the sanctuary and give you support from Zion!
Blessed be the Lord from Zion, he who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the Lord!
For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your good.
Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.
And after this Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.
But those who turn aside to their crooked ways the Lord will lead away with evildoers! Peace be upon Israel!